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Forum: Guides & Solutions (Not For Questions) 18th March 2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,568
Posted By lynnevan
Re: How to configure your Gnome Terminal window size with keyboard shortcuts.

I've been using 'nautilus_scripts' the last few years. I set up once and forever "talltermR", "talltermL", "longterm", "nautilus" as well as having installed "natilus-open-terminal".
For instance,...
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 3rd December 2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,271
Posted By lynnevan
Being comfortable with compiling isn't really...

Being comfortable with compiling isn't really specific to rawhide, but thanks for the links. I'm sure they'll be useful generally and I might even try to fix some things like missing floppy icons in...
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 29th November 2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,271
Posted By lynnevan
Thanks for clearing that up about dm_mod. I'll...

Thanks for clearing that up about dm_mod. I'll have to look closer or use different key words. Wish I was more educated about compiling. Can you recommend some HOW-TOs?

thanks
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 29th November 2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,271
Posted By lynnevan
You were right. The Deskop exists!! Hurray!! ...

You were right. The Deskop exists!! Hurray!!
But the battle goes on.
While I am waiting for the Desktop to show up, a message flashes up in the corner that I had to film, because it passed to...
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 28th November 2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,271
Posted By lynnevan
Good news. Got all weekend to play w/ it.

Good news. Got all weekend to play w/ it.
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 27th November 2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,271
Posted By lynnevan
Frustrating, but I think you're right. I...

Frustrating, but I think you're right.

I couldn't do half what you did, so in my case it's going to be a matter of patience.

Thanks for the effort.
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 26th November 2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,271
Posted By lynnevan
My problem is very similar to the previous. I'll...

My problem is very similar to the previous. I'll just highlight the errors. This happens w/ both the newest? rc7.git1 kernels, and only started w/ them:

(II) Cannot locate a core pointer device....
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 25th November 2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,694
Posted By lynnevan
Yeah, I had already read that thread and was...

Yeah, I had already read that thread and was going to follow it up, but after that biig download, Packagekit & Yum don't work, so until Yum or Packagekit works I can't make an initramfs.

I'll copy...
Forum: Fedora 13 Development Branch 24th November 2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,694
Posted By lynnevan
No Yum No Packagekit

After downloading 133 updates I got this message in a popup box:
Failed to Initialize
Failed to initialize packaging backend.
This may occur if other packaging tools are being used at the...
Forum: Using Fedora 21st November 2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,249
Posted By lynnevan
Chipset is Nvidia, but any change in mode was...

Chipset is Nvidia, but any change in mode was unintentional and w/o knowing.
Forum: Using Fedora 18th November 2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,249
Posted By lynnevan
Just finished installing f12 and the upgrades...

Just finished installing f12 and the upgrades (564 of them). The desktop changed, but the boot screen is still a progress bar, only 1/2 the width that extends to "11.92" on the right side at the...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 30th August 2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
Good news about F12. Maybe I'll go that route. ...

Good news about F12. Maybe I'll go that route. I was seriously thinking about going back to F8 or F9.

The palimset thing is telling me I have a hard drive to replace. I need to do that before...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 29th August 2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
NLS45, the news about the Live F11 was not...

NLS45, the news about the Live F11 was not welcome. Since I'm running 32 bit, I might try it anyway.
Speaking of 64bit, in F10 I was offered the opportunity to upgrade to F11. I downloaded the...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 29th August 2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
I think if you look at the BUGS at the bottom of...

I think if you look at the BUGS at the bottom of , some of it's output should be taken w/ a grain of salt.

I just finished installing F11 w/ the latest DVD and still have no floppy icons (haven't...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 26th August 2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
Thanks, JEO. Should have noticed that. Just...

Thanks, JEO. Should have noticed that. Just that unmounting w/ icon I usu get the message that it was mounted on the command line and will have to be unmounted from there, or that the floppy isn't...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 26th August 2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
Thanks JEO. I'm going to replace F10 w/ F11. ...

Thanks JEO. I'm going to replace F10 w/ F11.

I've never heard of mounting a floppy w/ those commands, and completely forgot /media/.hal-mtab as a source of information. I assume you're...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 25th August 2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
NLS45 Just curious. Did you have a floppy in...

NLS45
Just curious. Did you have a floppy in the drive when you ran this?


Thank for the info about F10. I think I'm going to download the latest F11 and replace F10.

The biggest difference...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 24th August 2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
NLS45 Excepting the one file you have that I...

NLS45
Excepting the one file you have that I dont (ext_range), they're both the same. It's just that you must have typed ls -la, and I typed ls -l. Strangely enough, I now have the file...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 22nd August 2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
NLS45, I think this is what sidebrnz is talking...

NLS45, I think this is what sidebrnz is talking about from /sys/devices/platform/floppy.0/block/fd0



The apparent loops you were getting are normal and you'll find them with other...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 20th August 2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
NLSForget what I said about gpm. My mind slipped...

NLSForget what I said about gpm. My mind slipped a cog.

I'll try again to find some diff between F10 & F11, but probably not until the weekend.

JeoThanks for the input.

Later.
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 19th August 2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
Jeo, thanks. I was dividing 2880000 by 512 (I...

Jeo, thanks. I was dividing 2880000 by 512 (I forget the logic behind that). Oh, and I thought 2880 was a special floppy that had double the capacity of the 1440 (1474560).

For the first time, I...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 18th August 2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
NLS45, I'm wondering why your lsmod | grep floppy...

NLS45, I'm wondering why your lsmod | grep floppy was 1 and not 0 like mine? Which is correct?

Otherwise I don't have much to offer for now.


I think Device Kit 004-4 fc11 is just the version...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 17th August 2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
Haven't tried "dmidecode" yet (thanks NLS45). #...

Haven't tried "dmidecode" yet (thanks NLS45).
# /etc/fstab
# Created by anaconda on Sun Jun 14 14:38:14 2009
#
# Accessible filesystems, by reference, are maintained under '/dev/disk'
# See man...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 16th August 2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
I don't think Palimsest was ever meant to check...

I don't think Palimsest was ever meant to check floppies. Not surprised it's not there.

Wonder if anyone is working on making a bootable grub thumb drive?

Thanks anyway.
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 15th August 2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,399
Posted By lynnevan
GNOME kernel 2.6.29.6-217.2.3.fc11.i686.PAE #1...

GNOME
kernel 2.6.29.6-217.2.3.fc11.i686.PAE #1 SMP

NLS45 is lucky. At he has seen a floppy icon. I can also mount/umount floppies, but I've yet to see an icon anywhere ever.
Strange that I...
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