Fedora-17 Irritations

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Sat Apr 21 10:48:54 UTC 2012


On 04/21/2012 06:11 PM, Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
>
> I've just installed the beta in a VM so as to evaluate GNOME 3.4 (and Fedora-17 as
> well). Two irritating issues have emerged that would be show stoppers, if incapable
> of resolution. They are:
>
> 1. I choose United Kingdom (English) for the obvious reason - I live here - and I
> appear to be forced to use the French numbering system, rather than Imperial.

Not a GNOME user.  Easy to set in KDE as a locale setting.  I'll check on GNOME if I
have the chance ....
>
> 2.I installed an HP printer via the Printers dialogue and I cannot find any way to
> set paper sizes to A4.

This can easily be set in CUPS.  Using a browser go to http://localhost:631/ and
choose the "Administration" tab.  Should be obvious from there. 


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