Is it possible to play commercial blu-ray disks on Fedora? (I expect
of course that I'd have to install some RPMFusion software, and even
'other' software off the net).
If it is possible at all, are there external (USB) blu-ray drives
which are better than others?
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I am missing a font with an update: "Fixed 16" (this is a very old font, but I have always liked it so have stuck with it). Which package has it?
I am using Fedora 21.
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I have been running Fedora 20 for a while with the KDE spin, works
great, but I thought, I might as well upgrade! What could possibly go
wring? Right? LOL. OK, so it was late and I was on my second glass of
wine, but REALLY?
I have a 6 core AMD with 8 Gig of memory
1 1Tera drive as / and 500M as /boot
1 256Gig Corsair SSD as /home
and a 2 port NVidia graphics card with two 27 inch monitors.
My video is split with the two monitors one over the other. When I
upgraded from Fedora 20 --> Fedora 22 my upper monitor worked fine but
the lower one was SNAFU, weird distorted squiggly lines and the mouse
would not go there no matter what I tried. I tried re-configuring it,
nada, wouldn't work.
When I did the install I did a full backup of /home and then told
install where to mount /, /boot, /home and swap, told Fedora to format
everything but /home as ext4
Anyone else see this?
I backed off to Fedora 21 which is working just fine
I had a dual boot box using Kubuntu and Windows 8. In GRUB, the Windows
option was listed as "Windows Boot Loader". When Fedora 22 came out
yesterday, I jumped to it. I installed it without a problem, but the
Windows option is no longer listed.
The Windows partitions are still there(the fdisk output is
Any help on how to add it to the boot options?
Welcome to fdisk (util-linux 2.26.2).
Changes will remain in memory only, until you decide to write them.
Be careful before using the write command.
Command (m for help): p
Disk /dev/sda: 465.8 GiB, 500107862016 bytes, 976773168 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: 5390029D-8714-44E0-B5B5-5589884E6942
Device Start End Sectors Size Type
/dev/sda1 2048 1333247 1331200 650M Windows recovery
/dev/sda2 1333248 1865727 532480 260M EFI System
/dev/sda3 1865728 2127871 262144 128M Microsoft reserved
/dev/sda4 2127872 272847348 270719477 129.1G Microsoft basic data
/dev/sda5 925009920 976762879 51752960 24.7G Microsoft basic data
/dev/sda6 272848896 914122751 641273856 305.8G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda7 914122752 925009919 10887168 5.2G Linux swap
Partition table entries are not in disk order.
Command (m for help): q
So, I got a banner sating that workspace switcher died.
I clicked on Restart in the banner.
It did not restart.
I rebooted the machine and logged back in.
Still the switcher did not come back on.
How can I restart it manually?
I find no "switcher" anything in
/sbin and /bin.
One of the reasons why users wince at the prospect of upgrading is the
numerous problems being encountered.
Some of these problems seem to stem from the fact that not all installed
rpms of the current release (let's say 21) are made available in f22.
Now the user mosies on thinking all is well. Until some updates come
up later which will prevent those updates from being installed,because
of the dependencies of packages installed in the previous release upon
packages which are still of the previous release vintage. As you all know,
the dependencies do not satisfy the requirements of only one package, but
possibly of several other packages. Thus the update of certain dependencies
will fail because a remnant or remnants from the previous release has/have
no presence in the new release's repo.
So, I am wondering if the thought has even crossed the minds of the fedora
project architects/managers/directors to properly address this issue.
I have been a victim f this particular issue ever since the early fedora
I suggest that the fedora project consider either
1. the creation or porting of the previous release packages and their
dependencies into the new release
2. the deprecation of packages that will not see the light of day in the
new release, and creation of replacements for them.
That said, I am totally against the elimination of those packages from the
user's system just to please the update and upgrade processes. Somehow
fedora project needs to come up with a scheme to let the previous
and their dependencies to continue to live and work in the new release and
subsequent releases without raising any problems or errors for updates and
On my machine that runs as a server, it was on F21 and using dnf,
upgraded it to F22, no issues for most part except for my log files not
rotating. I first seen this as I was no longer getting any emails from
that machine via epylog. So I ran epylog cron manually and it said all
my modules were disabled. So I started investigating and this is when
noticed my files didnt' have anything in them.
It seems that my log files in /var/log are not populating like they
should, such as messages, maillog, etc. Now I know if I run journalctl
or whatever I can see messages or whatever that is from that command.
So something isn't starting or I need to do some quick edit to a config
file or something to use journald or whatever?
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