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Forum: Using Fedora 11th November 2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,960
Posted By alongwor
Re: Fedora 16 won't boot possible boot flag?

Thanks for the help all. Given this is my new (and supposedly primary) laptop for day to day work and I need to hand my old laptop back I was running out of time to play around and solve the...
Forum: Using Fedora 10th November 2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,960
Posted By alongwor
Re: Fedora 16 won't boot possible boot flag?

Thanks for the help so far. To cover the questions and points raised so far.

The laptop does support UEFI but at the point of installation it was in BIOS mode as opposed to UEFI mode (I will come...
Forum: Using Fedora 9th November 2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,960
Posted By alongwor
Fedora 16 won't boot possible boot flag?

Hi all,

I have a new laptop (HP Elitebook 8460p) so I thought I would take the oportunity to also make a fresh install of Fedora 16. I first tried the Live CD and all worked fine and I took the...
Forum: Using Fedora 26th May 2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,192
Posted By alongwor
Re: Is Gnome 3 ready for a corporate environment?

If someone has suggestions on things that I am missing that can be constituted as support then I am happy to accept it however the main aim of the post was to give a heads up. If you feel that fits...
Forum: Using Fedora 26th May 2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,192
Posted By alongwor
Is Gnome 3 ready for a corporate environment?

Firstly, this isn't supposed to be a Gnome 3 bashing post. I don't mind learning a new UI and it doesn't look terrible - just different.

As the title says, is Gnome 3 ready to be used in a...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 2nd May 2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,985
Posted By alongwor
Re: Problems with suspend

For me, the latest kernel (2.6.35.12-90.fc14.x86_64) has cured the problem on my hp 6910p.
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 18th April 2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,985
Posted By alongwor
Re: Problems with suspend

Exactly the same issue here on an HP 6910p. Last updates seem to have killed suspend for me.
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 19th January 2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,904
Posted By alongwor
Re: HP Compaq 6910p + Fedora 14 + 2 Batteries

Bump
Does anyone have the slightest hint of where to start with this one?
Forum: Using Fedora 19th January 2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,793
Posted By alongwor
Re: Fedora 14 & Nautilus

Thanks for the tip. A little bit more time with google threw up the answer.
I suspect a large element of operator error in the second case. When I opened a directory with totem to play some MP3's...
Forum: Using Fedora 18th January 2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,793
Posted By alongwor
Fedora 14 & Nautilus

Hi all,

I have a strange problem. I installed easytag via yum and it installed and worked fine. Then shortly after that I went to "Places" > "Home Folder" and when I clicked on Home Folder,...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 11th January 2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,904
Posted By alongwor
Re: HP Compaq 6910p + Fedora 14 + 2 Batteries

Okay, I have looked into this a little bit further.

What seems to be happening is that battery 1 is actually discharging and the percentage charge level is going down yet the power statistics...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 3rd January 2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,904
Posted By alongwor
HP Compaq 6910p + Fedora 14 + 2 Batteries

Hi all,

I have installed F14 and run Gnome on my laptop and have come across a problem when running on battery power. The laptop has two batteries. Battery number 1 discharges and then the...
Forum: Using Fedora 2nd February 2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,071
Posted By alongwor
Fetchmail + IMAP + Multiple Clients

Hi all,

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this so apologies if it should go somewhere else. I am not sure if I can solve this problem the way I want to so I am looking for some...
Forum: Using Fedora 17th July 2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By alongwor
Firefox + Xorg + FC11

Hi all,

I have come up against a problem that seems to make Firefox in F11 nigh-on unusable.
As soon as I open any page that is of moderate size and or has plenty of pictures (take a forum like...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 29th June 2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 772
Posted By alongwor
F11 + Dual Batteries

Hi all,

I am not sure if this is a bug or a configuration issue so I am looking for some advice.

I have my power settings as such that on battery when power is critically low shut the laptop...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 29th June 2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By alongwor
F11 + Fingerprint Authentication

Hi all,

I am trying F11 out and so far so good in most areas. One thing that worked out of the box that previously hadn't for me was fingerprint authentication. I simply enabled this with "About...
Forum: Using Fedora 24th June 2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,375
Posted By alongwor
I have exactly the same problem. Use a...

I have exactly the same problem.
Use a previously created workspace and Eclipse starts fine but use a workspace generated on F11 and the grey box appears and nothing else other than the errors in...
Forum: Using Fedora 6th April 2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By alongwor
I have got X back and running and here is how. ...

I have got X back and running and here is how.

No offence but I suspect that "escapeflowne"'s advice may be a bit above the head of "kdblitz" if he really is such a newbie to Linux.

If your...
Forum: Using Fedora 6th April 2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By alongwor
I have the same problem here. Are we being used...

I have the same problem here. Are we being used as beta testers at the moment? This is the second time in the last month Fedora updates have screwed up my laptop.
Now I have to go look for the...
Forum: Using Fedora 27th March 2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,624
Posted By alongwor
Yes, great - very helpful to those who want to...

Yes, great - very helpful to those who want to use NetworkManger :rolleyes:
Forum: Guides & Solutions (No Questions) 8th February 2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 2,538,010
Posted By alongwor
I'm sorry to say, but I have left Fedora. After...

I'm sorry to say, but I have left Fedora. After using RedHat and Fedora for the last 6 years or so I got sick of having a compromised laptop. Without the fglrx drivers I could not change...
Forum: Guides & Solutions (No Questions) 4th February 2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 2,538,010
Posted By alongwor
Does anyone have any idea how to get round the...

Does anyone have any idea how to get round the problem of no screen when running on battery power or should I go try some other distro?
Forum: Guides & Solutions (No Questions) 12th January 2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 2,538,010
Posted By alongwor
I have the same problem with Fedora 10 running...

I have the same problem with Fedora 10 running fglrx on an HP 6910p. The graphics card is listed as "ATI Technologies Inc M64-S [Mobility Radeon X2300]". I have installed fglrx as per the how to...
Forum: Guides & Solutions (No Questions) 8th January 2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 23,609
Posted By alongwor
Is it possible to run dual head with different...

Is it possible to run dual head with different resolutions?
I have a laptop capable of running a screen resolution of 1440x900 (using its ATI Mobility Radeon X2300). I have a desktop screen...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 1st December 2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,545
Posted By alongwor
I have the same running a Compaq 6910p. Sound...

I have the same running a Compaq 6910p. Sound works but is very quiet even with all settings maxed out.
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