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2015-01-23 17:48:44 -0500 commented question How do I upgrade to Fedora21 from Fedora10?

Given the huge span in version differences, you're way better off backing up and doing clean installs.

2014-10-10 03:24:11 -0500 answered a question How to improve fonts and font rendering in Fedora 20?

I've found that enabling the RPM Fusion repo then installing the freetype-freeworld package gives nice results without having to fiddle with settings.

2014-09-26 15:25:00 -0500 asked a question Any idea what's causing these kernel 3.16.2 errors?

These just seem to be errors that are bombarding dmesg and appear to be Intel i915 related that are otherwise not causing any problems. No system freezes, no display issues, etc. Just figured it was worth noting ever since upgrading to 3.16.2 on a fresh install on a laptop from 3.11.10 where this wasn't an issue.

Relevant dump of dmesg at Pastebin and the interesting stuff is near the end.

2014-09-13 12:32:37 -0500 answered a question Fedora 20 laptop overheating and short battery life

The first thing I'd recommend looking at is checking top to see if something in the background is running with a lot of CPU that's causing overheating and reduced battery life. I just don't see why a Core i3 would be overheating like this unless you had some process chewing through your system constantly.

2014-09-13 12:29:26 -0500 commented answer Developer machine-hardware compatible with F20

Agreed. There are many pros and cons to whether you decide to go Intel or AMD but I also recommend not getting the absolute latest. I tend to give something a few months if I'm going to buy new hardware because I figure in that much time, kernel developers and whatnot have enough time to hash out support and any potential problems.

And as stated above, it's generally not worth the problems for a 10% boost in potential performance.

2014-09-12 15:27:14 -0500 commented question how to recover fedora grub

This is less a Fedora question and more one related to GRUB. I suggest looking this up on Google just because the directions you'll find are more general to really any Linux distro using Fedora than this being a Fedora specific thing.

2014-09-12 15:23:09 -0500 commented answer Developer machine-hardware compatible with F20

When I first built this workstation I had an Nvidia card in here not expecting much from the Intel HD graphics so on a whim decided to see what they were like. A few days later I ended up pulling the Nvidia card and have used on-chip graphics ever since and that was 2 builds ago.

I'm now onto a Haswell based i5 4670 and almost feel spoiled under Linux by not having to use binary blob drivers to get the performance I do out of this graphics solution.

2014-09-11 13:28:14 -0500 answered a question Developer machine-hardware compatible with F20

If you're going the Intel route, I've personally found that the on-chip Intel HD graphics are more than adequate. I work as a web designer and developer and for my uses, this solution works well plus the Intel graphics code is completely Open Source so you don't have to deal with binary drivers and the like.

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2014-09-05 01:39:05 -0500 answered a question How to create .config file from a running kernel ?

You should be able to get this back by running yum install kernel-debug-devel. For me, that file exists in /usr/src/kernels/3.15.10-201.fc20.x86_64+debug.

2014-09-05 01:30:15 -0500 answered a question how to change svn default repository path in fedora 20?

Take a look at /etc/sysconfig/svnserve. Edit that in your editor of choice, change OPTIONS="-r /var/svn" to OPTIONS="-r /home/svn" and run systemctl restart svnserve.

2014-09-05 01:15:37 -0500 commented question Installing skype error

Is libwayland-server actually installed? If it is, I'd recommend removing it, running yum clean all then try again.

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2014-09-01 18:24:23 -0500 commented question After I burn img DVD and restart computer it just boots up like normal.

Can you boot other disks? This may be related to a BIOS or UEFI settings regarding your boot order. Generally it should be set to boot from a CD/DVD drive before booting from hard disk.

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2014-09-01 18:03:21 -0500 answered a question Installing skype error

I see a few problems here. Before anything else -- why are you using the Nux Dextop repository in Fedora? This is a repo for RHEL and given that you're also using RPM Fusion, there are bound to be conflicts as these 2 repositories provide a lot of the same packages such as VLC as shown in your error.

Try disabling one or both of those repos then try yum update again.