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Forum: Using Fedora 23rd July 2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,180
Posted By pitonyak
Re: acroread does nothing

Excellent suggestion that had not occurred to me. It was enforcing, so I set it to permissive, started tracing the log... it failed to start (as before), did not generate any messages to the log. It...
Forum: Using Fedora 23rd July 2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,180
Posted By pitonyak
acroread does nothing

After upgrading from FC25 to FC26, acrobat reader does nothing, it simply returns.

More specifically, acroread is a shell script that sets the environment and eventually calls

exec...
Forum: Using Fedora 3rd December 2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,581
Posted By pitonyak
Re: GDK_BACKEND does not match display after using su

This just worked in the past. It is probably specific to wayland, but I don't really know.

As to why? Although it is not likely to come up often as a normal desktop user, I first saw the problem...
Forum: Using Fedora 3rd December 2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,581
Posted By pitonyak
GDK_BACKEND does not match display after using su

I upgraded from FC 24 to FC 25.

I login and type "firefox" and firefox loads just fine.

I use something like "su - bob" and I become bob, then when I run firefox, I see the error:



I...
Forum: Using Fedora 8th March 2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,609
Posted By pitonyak
Thunderbird stopped working today

Did an update to then I rebooted

4.4.3-300.fc23.x86_64

Thunderbird stopped working. It fails with no error message, nothing in the logs, etc. It just fails. OK, it does claim to send an error...
Forum: Using Fedora 21st November 2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By pitonyak
Re: FC22 broken dependencies akmods kernel-devel

I switched back to the nouveau driver, before there was the statement about not needing the kernel-debug-devel, but, I will follow-up on that. Ironically, when I ran VMWare after a working update, a...
Forum: Using Fedora 20th November 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By pitonyak
Re: FC22 broken dependencies akmods kernel-devel

I believe that I installed the debug devel kernel stuff so that I can use vmware...
Forum: Using Fedora 20th November 2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By pitonyak
Re: FC22 broken dependencies akmods kernel-devel

Oh, that is good to know. The error is rather unexpected

[root@andrew ~]# dnf update --best
Last metadata expiration check performed 1:48:11 ago on Fri Nov 20 09:27:43 2015.
Error: cannot...
Forum: Using Fedora 20th November 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,702
Posted By pitonyak
Re: Strange shell command

I do not have a conclusive answer, but, I wanted to reply to be recieve notifications when this is answered. That said...

Navigate here:...
Forum: Using Fedora 20th November 2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By pitonyak
Re: FC22 broken dependencies akmods kernel-devel

I was hoping for a command that would show that precisely. I summarized it in the first post, but, this is the entire output:

[root@andrew ~]# dnf update
Last metadata expiration check performed...
Forum: Using Fedora 20th November 2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By pitonyak
Re: FC22 broken dependencies akmods kernel-devel

The problem continues with kernel-debug-devel and kernel-devel 4.2.6-200.fc22.

Any thoughts on steps to figure out where the broken dependency lies and what is broken.

What happens if I use...
Forum: Using Fedora 11th November 2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By pitonyak
(Solved) FC22 broken dependencies akmods kernel-devel

There are broken dependencies in FC22. Any way to find out what that broken dependency is?

DNF lists

akmods 0.5.4-1.fc22
kernel-debug-devel 4.2.5-201.fc22
kernel-devel 4.2.5-201.fc22

I...
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 4th November 2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,941
Posted By pitonyak
Re: VMware Workstation 12 not starts On Fedora 23

Did you install VMWare onto Fedora 23, or, was VMWare already installed on say FC 22 and then you did an upgrade?

Did VMWare every work on Fedora 23 for you?
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 24th October 2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,110
Posted By pitonyak
Re: VMWare Workstation on FC22 Kernel 4.2.3-200.fc22.x86_64

I have very little time, but, I did manage to fix this....

First, note that I had trouble applying the patch, and, I think that it would suffice to make a very small change in one file, but...
...
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 23rd October 2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,687
Posted By pitonyak
Re: DVB card TechnoTrend TT-connect S2-4600 doesn't work with Kernel 4.2.3-200.fc22.x

Disclaimer: I do not have this card, but, if I had this card and had this problem, I would:


Verify that the firmware file is current and valid. (probably not your problem)
Try a cold boot. Do...
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 23rd October 2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,110
Posted By pitonyak
Re: VMWare Workstation on FC22 Kernel 4.2.3-200.fc22.x86_64

So you updated from Workstation 11 to what exactly? I was not aware of Workstation 12, just Workstation 12 player and Workstation 12 Pro. What exactly did you move to?
Forum: Using Fedora 19th October 2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,563
Posted By pitonyak
Re: Installing VMWare Workstation 11

This is a total guess, but... Do you have the 64-bit or the 32-bit version of the library installed? Does the error go away if you install both versions?

I am curious, what Kernel version do you...
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 19th October 2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,110
Posted By pitonyak
VMWare Workstation on FC22 Kernel 4.2.3-200.fc22.x86_64

Running Fedora 22. No issues with VMWare Workstation 11 until the latest kernel update to 4.2.3-200.fc22.x86_64

After this update, VMWare wants to rebuild things (such as vmnet), but the build...
Forum: Using Fedora 27th June 2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,894
Posted By pitonyak
Perl5 failed in FC22

I attempted to run a perl script that I wrote some time back and I had the following abbreviated error:

Can't locate String/CRC32.pm in @INC (you may need to install the String::CRC32 module)
...
Forum: Using Fedora 13th June 2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By pitonyak
Re: Calendars (don't think I can use evolution)

Thanks for the great suggestions.
Forum: Using Fedora 12th June 2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By pitonyak
Calendars (don't think I can use evolution)

For unimportant reasons, I am not able (allowed) to use evolution to connect to email on one machine. I need (desire really) a calendar on this FC22 machine. My first thought was to fire-up evolution...
Forum: Using Fedora 11th June 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,929
Posted By pitonyak
Re: unable to run VMware Player 10 on Fedora 21???

Disclaimer:

I use Workstation, not player.
I use 64-bit, not 32-bit.

When I migrated from 21 to 22, things just worked with VMWare, which means that the

I expect that the patches are...
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 1st June 2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,173
Posted By pitonyak
Success using fedup from 21 to 22 (including vmware).

I recently updated two somewhat similar desktop machines from FC21 to FC22 and I made a few observations.

First, I removed the proprietary drivers. In my case, I use nVidia cards and I found a few...
Forum: Using Fedora 28th May 2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,535
Posted By pitonyak
Re: Wayland to/from x11 clipboard

Interesting.... I hope that they do port that in.
Forum: Security and Privacy 7th May 2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,661
Posted By pitonyak
Re: DenyHosts replacement on Fedora

As a side note, there is continued development to make this work

See: https://github.com/denyhosts/denyhosts/issues/14
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