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2019-03-19 12:21:44 -0500 commented answer Installing KDE from KDE repository

The Yum repo manager used to allow setting repository priorities. I think DNF still uses these config files. If you add

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2019-03-18 15:14:37 -0500 answered a question Installing KDE from KDE repository

kde plasma desktop should be able to be added without specifying additional repo's. If it is not already there then try

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2019-03-12 00:19:00 -0500 answered a question Sharing files/folders/hd's between 2 Fedora PC's in LAN

Sharing files between two linux clients doesn't need samba. File sharing can be accomplished using NFS. Network file sh

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2019-03-09 11:16:58 -0500 commented question fedora 29 install hesitation

Yes. That was the trouble. It was definitely a dependency problem. I don't remember what packages were causing the upgra

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2019-03-08 14:09:14 -0500 asked a question fedora 29 install hesitation

fedora 29 install hesitation I've been using Fedora at work & now at home since Fedora 11 and been mostly keeping ab

2019-03-05 19:54:28 -0500 commented question hosting wordpress

The bluehost website has a good tutorial on wordpress that shoulld clear up a lot of confusion. bluehost There are many

2019-01-30 16:54:07 -0500 commented question cpu overheating when watching youtube

If this is on a laptop, then often overheating can occur if ventilation is blocked into the case, especially when runnin

2019-01-10 14:44:15 -0500 answered a question sluggish login on fedora 28

I have made a few changes to the system since my original post and there have been some improvements in the latency betw

2019-01-05 23:23:13 -0500 commented answer Draftsight will not run under wayland (fedora 25). Will this be fixed?

Link above is to a russian site and not the official draftsight download page. I would be very wary.

2019-01-05 23:18:36 -0500 marked best answer system-config-user wayland

I believe there is a problem using system-config-users on fedora 28 with the gnome desktop under wayland. I call up the users&groups app which I believe directs to system-config-users and it fails to open properly. I get the authentication window and enter a correct password but then no GUI opens up. If I am using the old gnome-Xorg desktop it opens correctly.

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2019-01-05 17:58:07 -0500 asked a question sluggish login on fedora 28

sluggish login on fedora 28 I have a question about reducing the time required after initiating a login from the gnome l

2019-01-04 00:16:03 -0500 commented answer cannot access usb

Of course all this is for using a linux system to format. If you are only using a windows laptop, then this forum might

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2019-01-04 00:01:11 -0500 answered a question cannot access usb

If you have the gnome-disk-utility installed then you can install a new file system on the usb-drive. Just be sure that

2019-01-02 14:33:22 -0500 commented question need to resize filesystem

The answer to this is going to depend a lot on how your system was built and disks were partitioned. If your hard-disks

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2018-12-27 18:30:55 -0500 answered a question "extra" images in /boot folder

If you remove the old rescue image and associated initramfs file then when dnf does its next kernel update, a new rescue

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2018-11-29 15:49:01 -0500 commented question Can a DOS .exe be run on a linus OS?

If you do install dosbox and run your old dos app under it, you might want to be running under the older gnome-xorg desk

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2018-11-29 12:53:56 -0500 answered a question Can a DOS .exe be run on a linus OS?

There is a package called dosbox that I have installed to specifically run old dos exe files under linux. If you are loo

2018-11-22 16:11:55 -0500 answered a question pasting from clipboard does not work

I had a problem with clipboard cutting /copy/paste after upgrading to Fedora 28. A CAD program I was using would just fr

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2018-11-22 15:49:50 -0500 answered a question how to make the computer be server - for my website

You need to install/configure&run a webserver like Apache to serve documents to the web. A good place to start is: h

2018-11-22 14:19:46 -0500 commented question system-config-user wayland

Yes. Sorry! Wayland of course. Changing the access control as specified in the answer does work and I suppose this is a

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2018-11-21 19:03:48 -0500 answered a question Draftsight will not run under wayland (fedora 25). Will this be fixed?

Draftsight will now work for me under weyland in Fedora 28. It will also run using my normal login and no longer require

2018-11-21 18:21:28 -0500 asked a question system-config-user wayland

system-config-user weyland I believe there is a problem using system-config-users on fedora 28 with the gnome desktop un

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2017-06-04 17:31:15 -0500 commented answer vlc picture freezes on Fedora 25

Not true. I spoke too soon. It exhibits this freezing trait under both X and Wayland. nmg

2017-06-04 17:02:54 -0500 answered a question vlc picture freezes on Fedora 25

This seems to have been an old issue that hasn't really gone away. 6 months since orig post. I can't say for the original poster, but for me it was freezing under X but seems to run okay under wayland on vmlinuz-4.11.3-200.fc25.x86_64 nmg

2017-06-04 10:57:23 -0500 commented answer vlc picture freezes on Fedora 25

This is also happening to me. I am using X under fedora25. I will check it out under wayland.

nmg

2017-04-21 22:00:50 -0500 answered a question troubles starting fedora 25 after an update

Hi, This happened to me today as well after my update #436 to fedora 25 this morning. I experience this problem when I am trying to login using gnome.xorg or the plasma desktop. If I use the wayland login then the desktop opens as it should. Are using gnome classic or the old xorg version of gnome?

Noel G

2017-04-11 00:51:13 -0500 asked a question Draftsight will not run under wayland (fedora 25). Will this be fixed?

Hi, I've been a fedora user since release 15 and I primarily chose it as it was one of a few linux distributions under which I could run the Draftsight, cad system from 3D systems. I've followed updates and upgrades quite faithfully over the years and am currently running fedora 25, which unfortunately has problems running Draftsight under wayland. When I execute the following short shell script now

DISPLAY=$DISPLAY vblank_mode=1 /opt/dassault-systemes/DraftSight/Linux/DraftSight

I get the following critical error:

ATTENTION: default value of option vblank_mode overridden by environment.
[noel@localhost ~]$ DISPLAY=$DISPLAY vblank_mode=1 /opt/dassault-systemes/DraftSight/Linux/DraftSight
ATTENTION: default value of option vblank_mode overridden by environment.

(DraftSight:2861): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: cannot register existing type 'GdkDisplayManager'

(DraftSight:2861): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion 'result != 0' failed

(DraftSight:2861): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_object_new: assertion 'G_TYPE_IS_OBJECT (object_type)' failed

This problem can be circumvented by initiating a gnome-xorg session and executing the script from root using sudo. However, after the last few recent updates, currently using (vmlinuz-4.10.8-200.fc25.x86_64), my gnome session, after a short idle time, will lockup with a darkened screen. I can use ctl-alt-f2 or ctl-alt-f3 to login and restart the x-session or login to another user under wayland, but if I relogin with the same user, I return to the frozen desktop. I am concerned that the support for xorg sessions and the problem with glib under wayland will escalate with further release updates and I will loose the ability to run a critical app. I would like to get these issues resolved. regards. Noel Giffin