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Forum: Desktop Operation 10th June 2012, 11:44
Replies: 5
Views: 2,506
Posted By Riff
Good luck: Here's a useful link regarding Flash ...

Good luck: Here's a useful link regarding Flash

https://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=37599&start=0#forumpost164661...
Forum: Desktop Operation 10th June 2012, 01:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,506
Posted By Riff
I hatehatehate the new Gnome 3... but it seems...

I hatehatehate the new Gnome 3... but it seems that Gnome 2 only continues to exist in CentOS - and I've no idea how to get it into Fedora
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 4th July 2011, 23:19
Replies: 3
Views: 1,996
Posted By Riff
Thanks. I have rolled back to F14 because I'm...

Thanks. I have rolled back to F14 because I'm really not feeling the love for Gnome 3. IF they decide to allow me to customize it then I may well start to use it. But until then....

What do you...
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 3rd July 2011, 19:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,996
Posted By Riff
Skype in Fedora 15 Desktop

I'm following the desktop guide for F15 and I get to this stage



and I get the following warning:




I've tried to create the directory myself but that hasn't helped. What is happening...
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 2nd January 2011, 17:07
Replies: 3
Views: 1,841
Posted By Riff
Perfect! Thanks :D

Perfect! Thanks :D
Forum: Installation/Configuration 31st December 2010, 17:41
Replies: 0
Views: 3,371
Posted By Riff
Dual Booting Fedora & CentOS

I've got a brace of drives, one which has Fedora 14 on it (and is the OS from which I write this) and CentOS 5.4 - how can I get them to Dual Boot?

I installed them separately - will I need to...
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 31st December 2010, 17:12
Replies: 0
Views: 3,335
Posted By Riff
Login as Root on Fedora 14?

How do you do this? I've seen some guides for earlier versions that say comment out the relevant line in /etc/pam.d/gdm

aside from the fact that I have to work-around a gedit error that won't let...
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 31st December 2010, 16:20
Replies: 3
Views: 1,841
Posted By Riff
Noob Question about C&P in Terminal

I noticed that Ctrl+C doesn't work in terminal - everything needs to be mouse driven.

Many of the guides give a long command so it's much easier to copy and paste than it is to type them out...
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 31st December 2010, 16:15
Replies: 2
Views: 2,407
Posted By Riff
SELinux on the Fedora Desktop Guide

I was following this guide: http://www.howtoforge.com/the-perfect-desktop-fedora-14-i686-gnome

when I was installing F14 64. I've sucessfully used previous iterations of the guides most notably on...
Forum: Desktop Operation 31st December 2010, 15:19
Replies: 1
Views: 4,915
Posted By Riff
Exclamation Broken Fedora: Data recovery?

Good afternoon and Happy New Year coincidentally.

I've been using Fedora for about a year now very happily but after upgrading from 12 to 14 and swapping out my graphics card in favour of a better...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 16th November 2010, 00:56
Replies: 3
Views: 2,292
Posted By Riff
have you tried rerunning the preupgrade and...

have you tried rerunning the preupgrade and install as root?
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 20th June 2010, 13:14
Replies: 2
Views: 2,625
Posted By Riff
Yeah I have tried using 3rd party repos for...

Yeah I have tried using 3rd party repos for CentOS but there's still a lot of stuff missingand I've got such gaps in my knowledge I'm often struggle to understand the next move.

I wouldn't even...
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 18th June 2010, 14:47
Replies: 2
Views: 2,625
Posted By Riff
Cool Upgrade vs Fresh install vs Distro

I've been using Fedora quite happily for maybe 6 months or so now, having moved from a year of Ubuntu.

As Fedora moves from 12 to 13, I've had some issues with drivers and kernels etc, largely...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 7th June 2010, 15:07
Replies: 0
Views: 1,885
Posted By Riff
Installing Java in CentOS

I'm struggling to install Java J2RE on my CentOS box. I can download the file ok but it just won't seem to do what the instructions on the Java site reckon it should.

Any clues/Suggestions?
Forum: Server Operation 20th April 2010, 12:10
Replies: 13
Views: 7,891
Posted By Riff
ok just an update - I think I've got a working...

ok just an update - I think I've got a working install, though if I'm completely honest, I'm not sure if I know how I managed it.

Either way, I seem to be able to access MySQL and can start...
Forum: Server Operation 15th April 2010, 17:53
Replies: 13
Views: 7,891
Posted By Riff
ok I may come across as being pretty stupid...

ok I may come across as being pretty stupid here... hope not - but like I said I've got some knowledge gaps. I'm new to MySQL and new to Fedora and especially the command line so bear with me please...
Forum: Server Operation 15th April 2010, 12:21
Replies: 13
Views: 7,891
Posted By Riff
I think it's going to be fun... Caveat......

I think it's going to be fun...

Caveat... I've read the instructions and I'm not sure how comprehensive they are. There are gaps in my knowledge - I'll give it a go and then see where I get but...
Forum: Server Operation 14th April 2010, 18:13
Replies: 13
Views: 7,891
Posted By Riff
hi there ok I've got the file you mention in...

hi there

ok I've got the file you mention in usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation

I ran it in terminal and got the following error:



I tried the login to mysql and got a password request.
Forum: Server Operation 12th April 2010, 15:31
Replies: 13
Views: 7,891
Posted By Riff
Thanks so much for this! I think this is exactly...

Thanks so much for this! I think this is exactly what I need (that said, I've not had a chance to get in and try it out yet)

I'll keep you posted :)
Forum: Server Operation 31st March 2010, 19:23
Replies: 13
Views: 7,891
Posted By Riff
not to my knowledge. If I did, how could I change...

not to my knowledge. If I did, how could I change it?
Forum: Server Operation 30th March 2010, 15:28
Replies: 13
Views: 7,891
Posted By Riff
The output of netstat in root gives me this: ...

The output of netstat in root gives me this:



the hosts file here:
127.0.0.1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4 hellboy
::1 localhost...
Forum: Server Operation 29th March 2010, 13:50
Replies: 13
Views: 7,891
Posted By Riff
Unhappy MySQL on Fedora 12: Install problems

Hi everyone

Apologies if this is in the wrong place, please relocate if necessary.

I'm very new to Fedora (and Linux generally) and I recently installed F12 using Falco's excellent guide for...
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