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GNOME 3 (Fedora 15) -- background and other tweaks

Posted 06-30-2011 at 10:03 AM by kostya
Updated 07-31-2011 at 11:24 AM by kostya

OK now! Have upgraded to Fedora 15 and GNOME 3!!!

Well it's not so bad, though definitely different. One good thing I've always been looking for is a clean desktop space -- this has been achieved. A very different look and feel of the desktop has its positive sides, too. Never liked GNOME, but now I feel better about it.

Not to say that there are no problems running GNOME 3 in Fedora 15. I'll share here just solutions to the problems I haven't found yet in Internet....
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My website

Posted 06-30-2011 at 07:50 AM by bhupendra

My website: www.bhupendra.me.uk
On my website I have my CV, more importantly, I have
written about why I use Linux and especially Ubuntu as my desktop.
I am also in the process of writing about how I designed the website with GIMP, HTML5 and php.
I also hope to write about My diabetes type 2.
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Upgrade to Natty Narwhal aka Ubuntu 11.04

Posted 06-30-2011 at 07:42 AM by bhupendra

The upgrade to Natty did go smoothly, but Unity
was broken. Had to do a fresh install. Everything
works now. There has been a lot of controversy
regarding Ubuntu's move to Unity. As far as I am concerned,
it does not make much difference whether it is Gnome 3.0 or
Unity, so long as it works. Even KDE is good. Once you get
familiarized however the desktop is organized matters less so long as it is Linux.
I like Ubuntu and will stick with it. For that...
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Kernels & version numbers.

Posted 06-30-2011 at 05:07 AM by rich_c

I just managed to find a Liquorix kernel that works for me! My crusty old antiX laptop has gone from a Mepis 2.6.36 kernel to Liquorix 2.6.39 courtesy of the famous smxi script. Usually when I try this, my wireless adaptor stops working or something similar.

On the subject of versions and kernels, personally Linus' move from 2.6.nn to 3.n for the Linux kernel is a good one. To me, the old system wasn't reflective of the changes between versions. On the other hand, Mozilla have...
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On The Road - 3

Posted 06-30-2011 at 01:45 AM by Hevithan

This is a little story about drinking and driving, it was scary, it was stupid, and it is a mistake I will never repeat.

Shaun, our friend James, and I, where on the road hitching as usual. We where on a little used highway that runs through the redwoods, in the pouring rain. Cars are driving by at a steady enough rate for a road of it's size, But no one wants to pick up 3 soaked people with 3 large, and equally as soaked, backpacks so we had been there awhile.

When...
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