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Installing Skype on Fedora 17

Well, Skype, although it provides and RPM for Fedora 13+, it doesn’t really handle the dependencies very well. I found I had to install these items seperatly: yum install -y libXScrnSaver.i686 qt.i686 qt-x11.i686 you might find others though. To find it, do the following: in terminal as your account, type […]

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Wayland

Not long until Fedora and Ubuntu release their distress with Wayland instead of X. I’m looking forward to it but my worry is with drivers. I like to use the proprietary drivers for the performance gains as I sometimes play 3D games and use 3D effects on the desktop. Anyone […]

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Fedora 14

I recently installed Fedora 14 Beta Release 2 on my desktop PC at home and I’m going to go so far as to say its the best Fedora release I’ve used. It was an upgrade of the existing Fedora 13 installation which in my opinion seemed pretty buggy, no specifics, […]

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QuakeLive

Well, as of early this morning GMT QuakeLive is now compatible with Linux and Mac. I’m just installing the browser plugin now but so far so good. Very easy too. Will let you know how it goes. Catch me on there, I’m landstalker_uk

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