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Using the IBus Chinese – Pinyin Input Method in the Fedora 22 KDE Plasma Desktop Spin

The Process This is almost certainly not the best way to do this, but thanks to the absolute dearth of information online, this is what I’ve come up with: Install the necessary packages to use iBus in KDE The package … Continue reading

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Installing the Proprietary AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20) driver on Fedora 22 with Linux Kernel 4.0.6

UPDATE:  See the next post in the series for a consolidated patch allowing installation of the driver using Linux kernel version 4.1.3! Warning:  While the procedure below appears to ultimately succeed (and it seems confirmed to work beyond my system … Continue reading

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Configuring the TigerVNC-Server on Fedora 21

For some reason, I had a hell of a time finding good documentation regarding this simple subject matter, so here you go: Installing tigervnc-server If you want merely to view VNC sessions on another system, install the tigervnc package. If … Continue reading

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Installing the Proprietary AMD Catalyst 14.12 (fglrx) Driver on Fedora 20 (with kernel 3.17!)

Update:  See the next post in the series for instructions regarding the installation of the AMD Catalyst driver on Fedora 21. This is an easy and quick post, since the new driver from AMD installs in the same way as … Continue reading

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Changing Fedora 21 Products

So, it appears my debacle has been observed before, all the way back in July 2014.  Stephen Gallagher seems to have envisioned this situation as being as simple as removing one package and adding the other (or not having any … Continue reading

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FedUp: Upgrading to Fedora 21 with the KDE Spin

Just a public service announcement: The recommended method given by Matthew Miller of Fedora Magazine for someone who is running KDE on Fedora 20 to use FedUp is with the –product=nonproduct option and argument. So your fedup command would look … Continue reading

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Handling a Boot Failure Caused by the Proprietary AMD Catalyst 14.4 (fglrx) Driver in Fedora 20

Public Service Announcement When updating your Fedora 20 kernel version while running the proprietary AMD Catalyst 14.4 (fglrx) driver, be sure to follow the below procedure: Execute sudo aticonfig –uninstall Reboot Update the kernel (sudo yum update). Reboot. Assuming you … Continue reading

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