I am currently in the process of updating an old Fedora server, and am currently on Fedora 12. on the last update I forgot to upgrade rpm (see here). Now yum always returns this error: Error: xz compression not available. Any ideas on what to install
I'm trying to update my system which is usually a fairly routine thing. However, today, I ran update, it installed everything, and thunderbird segfaulted on launch. Bemused, I downgraded it. It worked, so I let it update again and it now works. Howev
i installed windows 7 successfully. When I installed it, I created 40 gb of unallocated space in the hard disk for the Fedora installation. However, whenever i start the partition editor during the Fedora installation, it says that there is no free s
When I shut down Fedora12 I get a statement like this saving random seed ... [OK] Why does it save this random seed? What is it used for? --------------Solutions------------- I'm guessing so that the system would be able to generate better random num
I have the following simple test script for cURL/php on a FC12/apache server that has PHP 5.3.2, cURL v7.19.7 (according to phpinfo()): $ch = curl_init(); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'http://www.google.com/'); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_VERBOSE, true
On Fedora 12 eth0 is disconnected (by the NetworkManager) by default until I manually enable it from GNOME. I need to make it connected even if I start my box in runlevel 3 or 4. How? --------------Solutions------------- Edit file /etc/sysconfig/netw
I have a problem with my newly installed ATI driver so my Fedora 12 boots to a frozen graphic mode display. I need to force it to boot to text mode interface to start adjusting my X configuration. What to do? This is a new Fedora 12 installation with
I installed Fedora 12 on my old desktop, and while Fedora 12 shows wireless networks that it could connect to, everytime I try to connect to that network, the connection fails, I have made sure that the WEP key and everything is correct. Thanks!
I am using Fedora 12, the problem I am facing is USB 2.0 write speed. I have a dual boot system with Windows XP and Fedora 12. USB 2.0 write speed in Windows XP is much faster then what I am getting in Fedora 12. After searching Google I came to know
Recently i installed GRUB2, everything is working fine. When my system is started my monitor is showing something like the following "Minimal BASH-Like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere el
Can we customize the boot progress bar in fedora 12? If yes, than how to customize it? --------------Solutions------------- Following links provide guide to customize the plymouth which also include boot progress bar. http://brej.org/blog/?p=158 http
I setup my partition scheme to have an extra partition the size of my / partion. I have a separate home directory partition. Essentially, I will be doing things that might make my OS unstable so I'd like to backup the OS state but without bothering m
Dell Dimension 2350 with a Pentium IV processor and integrated video and network chips running Fedora12 does a "Sleeping Beauty" and I, apparently, am not a "handsome prince"! The system puts video and network to sleep and it will not
How to fix the following issue and what's the underlying problem? Due to this problem, everything that uses python is not working. /lib/librt.so.1: symbol pthread_barrier_wait, version GLIBC_2.2 not defined in file libpthread.so.0 with link time refe
I am trying to install Gnocky on Fedora and as I was installing it, I got a message about dependencies. I need to install libgnokii.so.2 and libbluetooth. I tried searching for these files on the Internet but was not able to find one. How do I instal
I am running a Linux server from 2000, I have Fedora12 installed as the OS. I know you can virtualize Windows XP on the system to be able to run Windows programs, but the problem is I My server has only one 1333Mhz Pentium 3 processor and 1G of Ram.
I have just installed fedora 12 linux on my dell Gx2600 pc every so often the pc hangs - screen goes blank & usb keyboard stops working. Question: is there a place were the kernel logs problems before it hangs if so how do i access it.
And when it's happening, all I need to do is restart the queue. What could be causing it? I'm running on 64-bit Fedora 12, using a Buffalo WHR-G125 Wireless Router. --------------Solutions------------- Your host might have the max number of connectio
I'm trying to install a linux distribution on my PC. I have a GeForce 8400 GS with two connected monitors. I tried with Fedora 12 and Ubuntu 9.10 (both 64 and 32 bit) and the live cd cannot boot properly. I don't get a visible error on Ubuntu, it sim