I find that when I run F19 natively on a USB drive, disabling the journaling of the EXT4 filesystem improves performance significantly. tune2fs -O ^has_journal /dev/sdf1
Fedora 17 Goes LIVE!
Fedora 17 recieved GOLD status last week. I have been running it through it’s paces ever since. So far, I am quite pleased with Fedora 17. I have always felt a bit, uneasy with Fedora 16. Fedora 17 feels very solid. I have not had a single point of failure with Fedora 17 so far.
Fedora 16 – Pager not on taskbar
Steps to correct 1) Launcher 2) System Settings 3) Workspace behaviour 4) Change the number of Virtual Desktops to desired amount
Fedora 16 released on 08NOV11
Fedora 16 is available but has a few quirks as of yet. Be sure to read the release notes before you install or upgrade to this release.
Latest benchmarks for i5 2500K
I just completed a new workstation using an Intel i5 2500K processor, with a Asus P8Z68-V Pro motherboard. The benchmark that follows compares the performance differences between Fedora 15 and Kubuntu 11.04 using the exact same system. Kubuntu 11.04 vs Fedora 15 benchmarks
To those of you who have been looking for a better Gnome, the wait may finally be over. Gnome 3.0 released on April 7th, 2011 and should be coming to your favorite Linux distribution soon. If you do not wish to wait, you can download the Gnome 3 distributions of Fedora and OpenSuse at the… Continue reading Gnome 3.0
Howto: create a local repository for Fedora.
Creating a local Fedora repository is a great way to conserve bandwidth. You can update all of the computers on your local network from one repository. 1) Install a web server. I use apache. su -c yum install httpd -y 2) Create the directories that become the local repository. su -c mkdir -p /var/www/html/yum/F15/releases su… Continue reading Howto: create a local repository for Fedora.
Howto: fix Gconf error from Firefox
An error occurred while loading or saving configuration information for firefox. Some of your configuration settings may not work properly. If you click on details of that error you may see: Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes are that you need to enable TCP/IP networking for ORBit, or you have stale NFS locks… Continue reading Howto: fix Gconf error from Firefox
Howto: F14 using ALSA + Intel HD Audio + Pulseaudio
If you find you are loosing mixer settings, when you have Intel HD Audio, pulseaudio and ALSA all installed, try removing the pulseaudio package. This often fixes the issue.
Fedora 14 Released and now available
2 November 2010, Fedora 14 was officially released. It is now available for download.