Category Archives: fedora

How Linux is built 0

Although is becoming quite viral I can’t resist the urge to share this. It’s a model about how a good job can be done, and yes, I do like GNU/Linux.

Media center for Linux 0

I’ve acquired a little hardware box in order to be my next media center. For sure it’s going to be with Linux so I’ve look around to see what’s most mature software. Almost everybody talks about this software: Xmbc: and I’ve seen running on a older Xbox … it’s simply amazing how fast it is: […]

What packages do I have installed in Fedora? 0

There’re easy things to do that I forget how to do it… For instance, I know that I may get a whole package list if I type: rpm -qa on my console screen. I know that I may get information about packages by typingrpm -qi package_name or by typing yum info package_name Since I’m experiencing […]

Fedora 9 just installed 0

As I wrote here a couple of weeks ago I’ve installed Fedora 9 at my laptop. I’ve used for the very first time a different method. My laptop (buyed 04/11/2002) is unable to boot from a DVD, I allways have been using the set of CDs but now I downloaded a ISO that allows you […]

From Fedora to Debian 0

I upgraded from Fedora 7 to Fedora 8 without problems… ’till the day mplayer doesn’t run anymore. A very competent guy from Red Hat who’s working at our office told me to use livna repos … I told him about how upset I feel about livna repos vs. freshrpms repos, they both does not run […]