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2018-10-08 13:19:08 -0500 commented answer fan racing up and down after recent updates

Thanks, I know I should look into that but I don't think it's the problem.

2018-10-08 07:00:16 -0500 commented answer tracker taking huge cpu

Thanks, unfortunately this tries to remove a huge number of packages. Does not seem like a good idea. I will try your s

2018-10-08 06:25:14 -0500 asked a question fan racing up and down after recent updates

fan racing up and down after recent updates Hi, I was away for a long time and didn't update until last week. All of a

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2018-08-12 14:24:54 -0500 commented question tracker taking huge cpu

And thank you if anyone can explain how to delete any databases or files this created

2018-08-12 14:21:25 -0500 edited answer opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

contents of /usr/share/applications/opera-beta.desktop

2018-08-12 14:20:48 -0500 edited answer opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

link text

2018-08-12 14:19:11 -0500 edited answer opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

[Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=Opera beta GenericName=Web browser Comment=Fast and sec

2018-08-12 14:18:45 -0500 edited answer opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

[Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=Opera beta GenericName=Web browser Comment=Fast and secure web browser

2018-08-12 14:18:01 -0500 answered a question opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

[Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=Opera beta GenericName=Web browser Comment=Fast and secure web browser TryExec=opera-be

2018-08-12 14:15:43 -0500 asked a question tracker taking huge cpu

tracker taking huge cpu This is spyware nobody should have to put up with. It's causing my fan to race since the most re

2018-07-24 14:02:10 -0500 commented answer opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

Thanks @aeyoun. I have reported problems before on the opera forums, they are typically ignored. For instance some setti

2018-07-24 14:01:26 -0500 commented answer fontconfig error invalid attribute

Thanks a lot for the clarification. I understand better now. And I am running opera-beta which is better than the stable

2018-07-24 14:00:19 -0500 commented answer fedora 27 recent updates destroyed system

Thank you! The first command added a half dozen packages. The second one said everything is up to date. It is good to kn

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2018-07-23 23:31:59 -0500 marked best answer how to install older kernel not in boot list?

I can't get X to start with nVidia drivers that have worked until recently. Because of the soundtouch disaster I don't know if it's a missing package(s) or that the nVidia drivers don't work with 4.17 kernels even though they build and install fine.

How can I install the last 4.16 kernel or first 4.17 kernel, and all the development headers, libraries, etc.?

Thanks,

Bill

2018-07-23 14:42:16 -0500 commented answer fontconfig error invalid attribute

Not sure I understand this but thanks. It's annoying.

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2018-07-23 04:29:05 -0500 commented question fontconfig error invalid attribute

https://pastebin.com/A0442Y9U shows the details of this error. It happens when invoking opera and opera-beta browsers.

2018-07-23 04:24:19 -0500 commented question Fedora 27 xterm: cannot load font "-Misc-Fixed-bold-R-*-*-13-120-75-75-C-120-ISO1064601

Fixed at 331! Thanks.

2018-07-23 04:22:15 -0500 marked best answer error: upgrade is already scheduled

Went through the process of attempting to upgrade...

System gives a normal grub menu with only f27 kernels showing. I pick the top one, I boot into my original f27 system.

dnf system-upgrade reboot

Error: upgrade is already scheduled

So when will it happen?

I can't start X, is this necessary for the upgrade?

2018-07-23 04:21:09 -0500 marked best answer what is the contents of .xinitrc for f28?

with nouveau or nvidia drivers, startx starts X session and immediately terminates without errors

I have no .xinitrc… maybe startx ends because there is nothing to do?

What should .xinitrc contain?

I can start fluxbox or use xinit to start an x session I guess with twm… so X itself is ok. There is something wrong or missing with how the normal desktop environment is supposed to be started.

I had a problem recently with dnf update --best --allow-erasing deleting a huge number of packages. I don't know what could be missing or what to check for.

Help!

Thanks

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2018-07-23 04:20:28 -0500 commented answer how to install older kernel not in boot list?

Thanks a lot. The whole thing turned out to be fedora-inflicted. But I learned a lot in the process.

2018-07-23 04:19:38 -0500 commented answer how to install older kernel not in boot list?

Thanks a lot.

2018-07-23 04:18:58 -0500 commented answer what is the contents of .xinitrc for f28?

Thank you!

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2018-07-22 18:34:22 -0500 marked best answer opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

The icon for opera is missing from the app listing. It is replaced with a generic icon like rxvt.

Also, my speed dial is completely gone and so are my bookmarks. It might be related to the fontconfig issue I reported here https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/ques...

The speed dial items and bookmarks appear to be there because when I start typing in the url box it finds them, but they do not show, not in bookmarks, and not in the speed dial page. They both display as empty.

I have reinstalled and also removed and installed opera-stable and nothing changed. Opera-stable 54.0.2952.60 from the opera repo

Does anybody know how to fix it?

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2018-07-22 18:17:24 -0500 answered a question opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

fixed the loss of bookmarks and speed dial by installing opera beta, copying contents of ~/.config/opera to ~/.config/op

2018-07-22 18:15:32 -0500 answered a question error: upgrade is already scheduled

dnf system-upgrade upgrade from the command line

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2018-07-22 17:43:24 -0500 commented question opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

Ok, I fixed the icon issue by updating /usr/share/applications/opera.desktop the Icon= line was blank for some reason.

2018-07-22 17:11:33 -0500 asked a question opera icon missing after upgrade to f28

opera icon missing after upgrade to f28 The icon for opera is missing from the app listing. It is replaced with a generi

2018-07-22 16:41:17 -0500 answered a question what is the contents of .xinitrc for f28?

dnf -y group install "Fedora Workstation" I can't prove it but I guess this was deleted by the dnf update --best --all

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2018-07-22 16:29:58 -0500 edited question what is the contents of .xinitrc for f28?

what is the contents of .xinitrc for f28? with nouveau or nvidia drivers, startx starts X session and immediately termin