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Fedora, Linux and Stuff :: FC6

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Download Older Versions of Fedora

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

A frequently asked question is: Where can I find a specific older version of Fedora? The correct answer is: If you CANNOT find it on the official Fedora Mirror List, then chances are it is too old and not supported.
Unless you need an older version for some very specific task, I strongly recommend that you […]

Fedora Core 6 - 64 bit

Sunday, April 1st, 2007

After hearing many complaints about trouble using Fedora Core 6 with a 64 bit processor, I decided to test it myself. For the most part almost everything is identical however there were some issues I found. I decided to write a mini-guide with some notes and tips for 64 bit.
Personal Fedora Core 6 64 bit […]

Curious Multimedia Dependancies

Friday, March 30th, 2007

The jokes made about confusing Linux dependancies may at times seem funny, but they reflect a sad truth. After my previous complaint about gui nuisances in Rythmbox, I installed of copy of FC6 - 64bit to a spare partition. Following my own FC6 Guide, I came upon the MP3 section.
Adding MP3 support to Rythmbox (GTK […]

From XMMS to Rhythmbox

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Back in 2000, xmms was the hot MP3 player for Linux that everybody loved. Most likely due to it’s near perfect match in design and functionality to Winamp. Well time makes you bolder and MP3 players get older. And with no major updates (not even a port to GTK2), xmms just sits around. Recently some […]

Creative Zen Vision M in Linux

Sunday, January 7th, 2007

Well I normally don’t get too many gifts or exchange too many gifts during Christmas. But this year I got an MP3 player. I got the Zen Vision M from Creative. And I was very much impressed. Outside of MP3 playback. It has video playback for MPEG, Divx, Xvid and Windows Media. It also has […]

PHP4 on Fedora Core 6

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

The need for PHP4 has not changed much since Fedora Core 5 (FC5). Hence I have taken the time to update the SRC.RPM that I had originally distributed for FC5 to support Fedora Core 6 (FC6). Included are several security updates as well. FC5 users who used this file previously should update.
The updated source RPM […]

Fedora Core 6 Released

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

After some rather clunky Test releases, buggy installers and 3 delays, Fedora Core 6 “Zod” is finally released!
The full list of features can be found on the FC6 Release Summary.
Please download using the official mirror list or through Bittorrent. The release notes give a comprehensive list of changes. There is also a Fedora Core 6 […]

Fedora Core 6 Test 3 Released

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

The third and final beta for the upcoming Fedora Core 6 has been made available. Although typically reserved for more experienced testers, the test releases lately have been become more widely used. Improving the quality of the distribution.
The notable features in FC6-Test3 are:

Support for installation from multiple repositories at install-time, including access to […]