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2018-10-15 14:33:54 -0600 answered a question tracker taking huge cpu

What is the carbon footprint of this misfeature? It must be enormous. My CPU has been running one core at 100% for ove

2015-07-01 13:10:31 -0600 commented question Video problems with Flash player on Fedora 22

I thought this was likely a problem with the new KDE5 OpenGL rendering pipeline, so I installed XFCE to prove the theory - it was wrong. Same problem under XFCE. Anybody here using GNOME?

Also, this machine is doing SNA:

$ egrep '(Chipset:|backend)' /var/log/Xorg.0.log
[246006.772] (--) intel(0): Integrated Graphics Chipset: Intel(R) Iris(TM) Pro Graphics 5200
[246006.772] (II) intel(0): SNA initialized with Haswell (gen7.5, gt3) backend
2015-07-01 11:18:34 -0600 commented answer Video problems with Flash player on Fedora 22

this is not a Youtube-specific problem - flash-only sites are affected. The reporter is not wrong.

2015-06-21 23:23:05 -0600 commented question Video problems with Flash player on Fedora 22

same problem here; I've tried the updated kernel linked above and also turning off hardware acceleration in Firefox. Flash plugin doesn't seem to have an acceleration option in its preferences screen under Linux.

If I have multiple FF tabs open I'll only see (flickering) video on the first tab; subsequent tabs are audio-only. I saw a player's controls disappear on Konqueror on zoom out but the video kept playing.

I had an OK up-to-date Firefox on f21 before updating.

firefox-38.0.5-2.fc22.x86_64 kde-runtime-15.04.2-1.fc22.x86_64 flash-plugin-11.2.202.466-release.x86_64 4.0.5-300.fc22.x86_64

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2014-04-01 23:32:28 -0600 commented question F17 after uptime about 9 hours network lags

Does it behave normally if you re-enable the network under Network Manager? Sometimes I need to restart NetworkManager altogether to clear up such problems. It might not be NetworkManager's fault, though - could be a buggy wifi driver, for instance.

2014-04-01 23:32:03 -0600 commented question fedora 20 "firefox autostarts on every reboot" It is closed when I reboot, and is not set in Autostart.

Can you verify that the contents of your $HOME/.kde/AutoStart matches what the control panel shows?

Also, something might be trying to launch a .html file (and not Firefox, per se) on startup.

2014-04-01 23:31:22 -0600 commented question Fedora 20 - KDE not starting up

Can you check that you can successfully write as your user to your .xsession-errors file? It's odd that you have nothing. You might also try temporarily switching to kdm and seeing if that makes any difference.

2014-04-01 23:22:26 -0600 answered a question How to create bridge - 3G Internet and Ethernet Port (LAN) on a PC ?

To just share the internet connection, that's built in, with a few clicks of the GUI (set up the 3G connection, then configure the LAN port for "Share this connection").

NetworkManager's bridge support is pretty new (it's finally happening) and might not do exactly what you want yet (though it might). Setting up a bridge in the text files is not bad and there are a hundred blogs that tell you how to do it.

The biggest reason to bridge from your requirments is to get the other machines at .125-.128. That's a particularly bad IP range for trying to do any subnets, as every subnet scheme will have a hole at 127 and 128.

Most people would just let NetworkManager automatically set up a routed network for them to use for the sharing - your use case is fine but has a couple of atypical wrinkles that keep it from fitting the most common cases.

2014-04-01 23:03:00 -0600 answered a question fedora 20 "firefox autostarts on every reboot" It is closed when I reboot, and is not set in Autostart.

Can you verify that the contents of your $HOME/.kde/AutoStart matches what the control panel shows?

Also, something might be trying to launch a .html file (and not Firefox, per se) on startup.

2014-04-01 22:58:06 -0600 answered a question F17 after uptime about 9 hours network lags

Does it behave normally if you re-enable the network under Network Manager? Sometimes I need to restart NetworkManager altogether to clear up such problems. It might not be NetworkManager's fault, though - could be a buggy wifi driver, for instance.

2014-04-01 22:55:29 -0600 answered a question how I list unsigned packages of my Fedora system

The RPM's themselves are signed. You can check those with rpm -K foo.rpm.

Once they're installed, you can check that a given rpm's files are good with rpm -V package' orrpm -Va` for all of them. If the '5' column exists for a file, its checksum has failed. You might exclude 'c' (config) files from this check.

But that doesn't directly solve your question since rpm doesn't have round-trip verification - you can't tell RPM to rebuild your rpm file from the installed files and compare binaries - it's more of a one-way process.

If I were in your shoes, I'd run: yum --releasever=20 distro-sync (or whichever release you're on) and then do package-cleanup --orphans to see if you have any straggling packages left that were not in the repo.