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1: XCD Roast CD Writer tries to start but then goes away.
2: Random Screen Savers are just a blank screen, but the rest seems to work.
3: Yum Extender when you check Livna-Testing and click refresh it says livna-testing and hangs at 30% complete.
1. Use the built-in Nautilus CD/DVD writer. You don't need a separate application, unless you are creating a video DVD (then use growisofs). If you want a separate application, use k3b (just "yum install" it).
2. Do you have a 3D video driver? Some of the screensavers are 3D, but without a suitable driver, you can't use them.
3. Does yum have the same problem? Livna has been recovering from a server failure. There may still be some issues.
They changed the /proc tree in latest kernel (not really Red Hat's fault, but they use it as default, so...) ip_conntrack is now nf_conntrack which breaks Firestarter, my favorite iptables configuration utility.
Java works for me under Fedora 7 with Firefox 18.104.22.168. Check out how I got it working: http://www.johnson.homelinux.net/index.php/Java_6
If you look around my Wiki (see my sig) there's more personal how-to's. This stuff works for me and *should* work for you, but no guarantees. Might help some of you though.