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Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 29th September 2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By antikythera
Re: help to roll back upgrade, back to fedora26

again, please don't open duplicate threads. stick to your original

https://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=315551
Forum: Wibble 20th September 2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By antikythera
Re: What would you do if you won the PowerBall lottery

yep, there are some badly managed charities with administrators who couldn't manage a knees up in a brewery or take a huge wage for themselves at the cost of the cause concerned
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 20th September 2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By antikythera
Re: Adjust color and contrast

try using the proprietary drivers from rpmfusion or negativo
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 20th September 2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By antikythera
Re: Installation on the laptop with UEFI

indeed, however they do not share a common firmware setup. they are all customised exclusively with whichever version of Windows they are supplied with in mind or even Chrome OS by the OEM
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 20th September 2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By antikythera
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 20th September 2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By antikythera
Re: Installation on the laptop with UEFI

to package the realtek drivers, fedora would have to use proprietary licensed code which is what that git resource contains. that will never happen since the entire project is restricted by strict...
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 20th September 2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By antikythera
Re: Installation on the laptop with UEFI

Fedora aren't responsible for realtek wireless device support, that is an upstream kernel issue and is never likely to change because realtek themselves do not give two figs about supporting linux...
Forum: Using Fedora 19th September 2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By antikythera
Re: how to switch from gnome to kde ???

yes it seems like an odd suggestion but actually over time you'd recover that bandwidth usage through not updating a redundant desktop environment and set of packages that is never going to be used....
Forum: Linux Chat 19th September 2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,616
Posted By antikythera
Re: Linux is growing

Plenty of manufacturers offer Linux with new systems these days. Dell offer pre-installed Ubuntu and RH across a good range of desktops and notebooks.

The crux of the matter is that Microsoft...
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 18th September 2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By antikythera
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 18th September 2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By antikythera
Re: Fedora 26 fails to install from USB and get stuck: Started load/save switch rf ki

try booting into run level 3 by adding 3 to the end of the kernel boot command in grub by pressing e.

run level 3 is text mode without initialising the GUI. if that works, you should be able to...
Forum: EOL (End Of Life) Versions 18th September 2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By antikythera
Re: install packages

ask the server admin to do it if you aren't in the sudoer group
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 18th September 2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By antikythera
Re: Fedora 26 fails to install from USB and get stuck: Started load/save switch rf ki

2 posts already state clearly enough what GPU is in use here.

Kenneth have you tried installing the rpmfusion packaged driver for your nvidia hardware?
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 18th September 2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By antikythera
Re: Installation on the laptop with UEFI

did you verify the downloaded ISO are okay?
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 18th September 2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By antikythera
Re: Installation on the laptop with UEFI

su -c 'dd if=/path/to/image.iso of=/dev/sdX bs=8M status=progress oflag=direct'

it isn't necessary to specify EFI, replace X with the appropriate device letter for your usb stick
Forum: Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 18th September 2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By antikythera
Re: Installation on the laptop with UEFI

that blinking cursor can take a while to disappear when booting from USB especially with slower hardware. if it is still there after 5 minutes then you have an issue. but for now try again and be...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 18th September 2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By antikythera
Re: Canon Printer LBP6000/6018: few steps to solve it's problem, please help me!

A - yes
B - run the following command as it says to as a root user

chmod 777 /etc/rc.d/rc.local

C - Don't know

D - if it isn't there, make it

E - it will not be removed if you upgrade
Forum: Using Fedora 18th September 2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By antikythera
Re: LXDE gone crazy in Fedora 26

yeah, as you think he's probably sat there just hitting the left and right mouse buttons and unwittingly managed to create those panels while the interface was apparently non-responsive.

i know...
Forum: Using Fedora 18th September 2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By antikythera
Re: multiple queries

the update command also updates packages
Forum: Fedora Focus 18th September 2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By antikythera
Re: Workstation foibles

It was a fresh install to an empty drive of F26 Workstation using the netinstall ISO. I always use the UK keyboard layout (using US is pointless as the symbols are laid out differently and it only...
Forum: F27 Development Forum 18th September 2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By antikythera
Re: Nightly composes.

An alternative stating last know good and also carrying rawhide as well as branched nightlies:

https://www.happyassassin.net/nightlies.html
Forum: Reviews, Rants & Things That Make You Scream 18th September 2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By antikythera
Re: Another delusion from Fedora

Alex, if you have an issue with another forum member's posts in future please just report the offending post to forum staff and we will deal with it as we see fit.

Thread moved to rants section.
Forum: Using Fedora 18th September 2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By antikythera
Re: how to switch from gnome to kde ???

or if you have only just installed and don't mind starting again from scratch, use the KDE Spin:

https://spins.fedoraproject.org
Forum: Using Fedora 18th September 2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By antikythera
Re: Fedora 25 works, Fedora 26 gives me a black screen

please be more patient and don't bump your thread within 12 hours of posting. if you don't get an answer within 48 hours there is a fair chance people don't know the answer. However, to increase...
Forum: Using Fedora 18th September 2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By antikythera
Re: WSL Fedora

Fedora never split completely from Red Hat, it is still heavily funded by RH and several RH Employees contribute a lot of time to the Fedora Project.

Regarding WSL, what are the actual benefits of...
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