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.
kernel update for Fedora 13
The 126.96.36.199-61 kernel is now available for Fedora 13 i686, PAE, and x64 platforms. The standard mirrors and repositories have it.
Updated plugins, adobe acrobat reader, prevent some security issues
There are new updates for Adobe Acrobat reader. A new version of the 64 bit version of the Adobe Flash plugin for Linux and WIndows. Also there is a new version of Java 6 update 22 available at Java.com
Howto: create a custom spin of Fedora 13
Much of the documentation I read on the World Wide Web suggests using revisor to create a custom Spin of Fedora. I find that revisor is not well suited to my needs. I use LiveCD Creator. To install it: yum install livecd-tools -y I suggest you install the fedora-kickstarts and spin-kickstarts packages as well. yum… Continue reading Howto: create a custom spin of Fedora 13
Howto: Fedora® LiveUSB
What is a LiveUSB? It is a condensed (Live image) version of Fedora® you can install to a flash drive. You can then boot to Fedora from the flash drive on any computer. You can also install Fedora to any system from the LiveUSB. There is an easy to implement option. This may be a… Continue reading Howto: Fedora® LiveUSB
Howto: install Fedora® 13
This is a simple walk through on how to install Fedora® 13. I presume that you already have Windows installed on your system. This is not intended for laptops. If you find that this procedure works for your laptop, great. Laptops have a wide variety of wireless devices that can be difficult to configure and… Continue reading Howto: install Fedora® 13
Fedora 13 is ready
Most software is released before it is ready for prime time. If you have used computers for any length of time you may have encountered some of the issues as a result. An icon that is a question mark. The blue screen of WindowsME® at a trade show. The sluggish reboot. And so on. Many… Continue reading Fedora 13 is ready