Posts Tagged ‘fedora’

Tips And Tricks To Improve File Searching In Fedora

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

There are a few tweaks I always do after installing Fedora to improve my file searching experience. Let me just say this probably applies to other distros as well if they are similar enough. First thing I want, because I like the Windows behaviour on this topic, is to add a “Search…” menu entry on […]

Fedora 9 And Flash Sound Problems

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

For some reason libflashsupport is not installed as a dependency to the firefox flash plugin. Thats quite anoying if you plan to spend some time on youtube or anyother flash with sound. So, to enable flash sound you just need to install the lib: yum install libflashsupport And thats it 😉

Samba And Netbios On Fedora

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

For some reason fedora isn’t able to display Windows computers or even ping windows computers by name with a default install. To fix this you first need a WINS server, or in this case, to make sure you’ve SAMBA server installed: yum install samba samba-client samba-common The last thing you’ve to do to solve the […]

Fedora/Livna Problems With NVidia Cards And How To Enable SLI

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

For some strange reason my box’s Xorg stopped working after a clean install and installation of the handy NVidia packages from Livna. The box would boot but when it was time to enable X it just flickered 10-20 times and a console login appeared. With some luck the problem was easy to fix, I just […]