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  1. #1
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    Fedora 28 upgrade and now everything is disabled.

    Well, I was thinking about trying a new distribution and it seems this may be the time. I upgraded from Fedora 27 to 28 and now it seems most of what I used is disabled. Cinnamon no longer works. Cairo-Dock is disabled. Most of the repositories I used are now disabled and it won't let me re-enable them. This seems to have turned from a pretty decent distribution to an instant piece of ****. Joy.
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    Re: Fedora 28 upgrade and now everything is disabled.

    moved to rants

    unfortunately this can happen occasionally when you upgrade Fedora, sometimes it is better to backup the home folder (especially if not on a separate partition) and do a clean install, then restore files and settings from the backup afterwards. personally I now use manjaro kde as my daily driver and Fedora as a VM to dabble with and keep semi-current with the state of play.

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    Re: Fedora 28 upgrade and now everything is disabled.

    Quote Originally Posted by stunter
    Well, I was thinking about trying a new distribution and it seems this may be the time. I upgraded from Fedora 27 to 28 and now it seems most of what I used is disabled. Cinnamon no longer works. Cairo-Dock is disabled. Most of the repositories I used are now disabled and it won't let me re-enable them. This seems to have turned from a pretty decent distribution to an instant piece of ****. Joy.
    thats a clearly issue for https://bugzilla.redhat.com

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    Re: Fedora 28 upgrade and now everything is disabled.

    Antikythera
    Fodora is in problems. I have been unable to do a clean F28 network version installation.
    Furthermore, the new Linux release with powersaving design silently turns off my audio card. Suddenly, starting a you tube causes a loud thump in the speakers. And the test for audio only works with some test sounds. One speaker out of two is working.
    Printing has become blocked. I waited 10 minutes for printing to start.
    So, installation, sound, printing, are all screwed up badly. Never experienced anything like this before.

    By the way, gnome and KDE on my other disks using Tumbleweed work well. I expect the Fedora bug reports(there are some other people experiencing same problems) get attention.
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    Re: Fedora 28 upgrade and now everything is disabled.

    not sure why the post was addressed to me but I'm aware that Fedora 28 is far from perfect. That's why I don't use it myself.

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    Re: Fedora 28 upgrade and now everything is disabled.

    Quote Originally Posted by lsatenstein
    Antikythera
    Fodora is in problems. I have been unable to do a clean F28 network version installation.
    Furthermore, the new Linux release with powersaving design silently turns off my audio card. Suddenly, starting a you tube causes a loud thump in the speakers. And the test for audio only works with some test sounds. One speaker out of two is working.
    Printing has become blocked. I waited 10 minutes for printing to start.
    So, installation, sound, printing, are all screwed up badly. Never experienced anything like this before.

    By the way, gnome and KDE on my other disks using Tumbleweed work well. I expect the Fedora bug reports(there are some other people experiencing same problems) get attention.
    Clean f28 install of the default iso is fine here in relation to sound and printing on a few different machines, not that that's helpful for net install.

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    Re: Fedora 28 upgrade and now everything is disabled.

    After 10 plus years of Fedora and every version from core to F28, I never experienced anything like this.
    Anaconda crashes with complaints about python. Installation can't complete.
    In May when I installed F28, everything was fine. My problems started with the most recent kernel upgrade. I attribute the problems I am experiencing with the new "power save" feature. Coincidence???
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