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Ron Vaughan 01-12-2010 09:28 AM

Upgrading Fedora 12

I had fedora 12 working nicely and tried to add Compiz. That has caused my laptop to hang with the cursor blinking. I can get to the virtual windows with Ctl-Alt-Fx keys. However I am not sure what to fix.

I had run Dmesg and it is complaining that it can not locate the Nvidia driver. I believe it mentions Nvidia.ko but will need to verify that.

My thought was that if I just did an "upgrade" maybe that wold restore the GUI and I could go forward from that. I am trying to get awaay from the MS world.

If I attempt the upgrade is it feasible to upgrad from Fedora 12 to Fedora 12 or will the system puke ;>)

I am learning and hope someone has a better solution.


OzzyBlood 01-12-2010 01:13 PM

I'm not sure what you mean by getting to Virtual Windows, but if you can get to the Desktop, did you try turning off compiz? Under system --> Preferences --> Desktop Effects?

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