Archive for the 'Fedora' Category

Should I Migrate to PHP5?

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

I noted some sites started pushing to PHP5 with the announcement last year that PHP4 would be EOL (end-of-life) in 2007. In truth I understand that there is no longer a compelling reason to remain with PHP4. The biggest obstacle was older software that did not support PHP5 (since version 5 is incompatible with version […]

Fedora 8 Released

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Do you fear the “Werewolf” * ?
The Fedora project just released Fedora 8 with a great deal of enthusiasm. Fedora had been slipping behind in the past few releases and there have always been quality issues, but the team hopes this release will put them back on track.
The highlights from the Release Summary:

PulseAudio - […]

MPlayer RC2 Released

Monday, October 8th, 2007

The MPlayer team released RC2 of the multimedia package. The last release RC1 was almost 12 months ago. The changes are typical: newer support of less significant codecs, major optimizations and improvements on more popular codecs. This release has a great deal of work done on streaming (Live555).
I don’t know if we […]

Announcing RPM Fusion

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

Hans de Goede announced on the Fedora-devel the creation of RPM Fusion.

RPM Fusion aims to bring together many packagers from various 3rd party repos and build a single add-on repository for Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
We don’t have a repository ready for end users yet, but we are actively working on merging the following […]

Resuming USB after F7 ACPI Suspend

Monday, July 16th, 2007

As mentioned in my Fedora 7 Review, there were some ACPI regressions in functionality. The basic problem is as such: Before I hit ‘Suspend’ my mouse is working fine, however the mouse fails to activate after the computer is resumed.
To get the mouse to work again, I must run the following, after which the mouse […]

Fedora 7 Review

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007
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Fedora 7 Released

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Time for some “Moonshine”!
Even before the official announcement, Max Spevack, leader of the Fedora Project, issued several words with his enthusiasm for all the work put into this release.
If you did not notice the release is called Fedora 7 and not Fedora Core 7 and this represents the most significant change. The previous devision of […]

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 […]