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Old 12-22-2005, 02:04 PM   #1
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YaST


I just installed the new FC4 yesterday, so as you can tell I've never used graphical Linux before. I'm trying to find out how to get to the YaST control panel so I can enable 3D. Any help in this matter is much appreciated and I'm sure I will be here in the near future with another noob question. Thanks.
 
Old 12-22-2005, 02:10 PM   #2
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I am curious:

Isn't YaST a SUSE tool only? I know it became open source some time ago, but I didn't know that other distros are using it so far.

From what I know, FC4 should have another way to modify this setting.
 
Old 12-22-2005, 02:14 PM   #3
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Fedora Core does not have YAST. If you need to enable 3D, you need to install the official nvidia drivers and manually change the driver from "nv" to "nvidia" in /etc/X11/xorgconfig.
 
Old 12-22-2005, 02:16 PM   #4
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Not sure, but I do need to find out how to enable that 3d, because I think it is hindering me opening a 3d vid game(America's Army). So if anyone knows how to change that setting or if YaST is included in FC4, that would be great. Thank you for your input Abisko00.
 
Old 12-22-2005, 02:18 PM   #5
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Sorry, my system is config is with an ATI vid card. I will try to install the updated drivers.
 
Old 12-22-2005, 06:40 PM   #6
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YaST is not available with Fedora, (SuSE specific setup tool). You will need to install ATI video drivers to get hardware OpenGL support needed for the game. Fedora does have "system-config-display" and it does seem to include some ATI drivers, but whether your card is in the list I don't know, if it is you can start by trying that. Most likely you will need to download and install drivers from ATI's website for the 3D support you need. ATI has there own setup utility for video card setup, "fglrxconfig", and I would recommend making a backup copy of the file "/etc/X11/xorg.conf" before you run it.
HTH & good luck.
-G.
 
  


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