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I am doing a quick survey for software that you use on a regular basis
that is not available via the Fedora repository. Software that you
suggest should be free and open source, free of patent and other legal
Tell me the home page of the software and give me a brief description on
what it does. Bonus points if you can see in Google for "software-name
fedora package review" to figure it if it is already in the Fedora
package review queue. If you know of RPM packages in other distributions
for the software your are suggesting, that information is useful as well.
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In follow up to this thread, I have managed to create a RPM for
The rpm and the spec file can be found here.
If anyone is interested, couple of harmless commands to try out:
$mmaker fluxbox -c|less
$info mmaker (the source doesn't a provide a man page)
This being my *first ever* rpm package, I don't expect it to be 100%
correct. I would gladly welcome feedback.
works fine on F10. On F11, some of the commands throw harmless(IMHO)
python deprecation warnings. I suspect these are due to the move to
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What do I do when I cant use Yum?. I mean I can get connected to the
internet only thru Wi-Fi here.
So my only choice is to get the packages in a flash drive and install them.
I remember using deb only my ubuntu.
Dont know how to do the same thing in Fedora
I was hoping if someone could help me with that.
Think Free, Think Open Source
I have Dell Inspiron 1525 with Broadcom BCM 4312 wi-fi card. And the The
place I am staying right now, I can only use Wi-fi here. I have recently
instaleed FEDORA 10 and I could not get my Wifi working.
Now I am working with Broadcom wl driver with my UBUNTU 8.10 and I tried
to it for Fedora too. But I am going wrong somewhere, cant figure out where.
And without the internet I cant proceed.
Maybe because I m not familiar with rpm and yum.
I got these 3 packages--
mentioned in a forum but I could not succeed, even maybe some
dependencies are missing.
And now I am stuck.
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We are arranging a release party for Fedora 11 release in the Red Hat
office in Kalyani Nagar on 11 AM, Saturday - 4th of July 2009. We will
have a few presentations including one covering the new features in
Fedora 11 and recent advancements in free and open source software and
some of the projects we are working on which should be interesting to
Attendance is free for the public and you can walk anytime during the
event. The event is fun and casual. Feel free to hang around and ask
questions. If you let us know that you are planning to attend in
advance, it would be helpful for organizing the event. Thank you for
your interest and participation.
Fedora 11 DVD (x86) replication is done and I have the labelled media
with me now thanks to Sankarshan and Susmit. I will be couriering media
and and any other goodies over this week. If you don't get it by next
Monday, feel free to drop me a reminder. Note this is not the free media
project. I am sending bulk quantities only for events such as release
parties or other foss conferences.
If you have questions, drop me a mail offlist.
I've been using Fedora 11 for two weeks now, and it rocks. I had earlier
asked about a release party in Chennai. Any suggestions regarding the venue,