Tag Archives: NVidia

Fedora, NFS Home Directories, and You: Proprietary NVidia Driver Edition

Well that was one hell of a circuitous problem solving tale of woe.  So here’s the rundown: After some upgrades, I ran into the following slew of errors on reboot (in reverse chronological order): Jan 31 23:31:48 gdm[1217]: GLib: g_hash_table_find: … Continue reading

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Bug Report: mutter.3.22.2-1.fc25 Breaks GDM and GNOME for Proprietary NVidia Drivers

MAN.  That took hours to figure out.  I simply ran a dnf upgrade on my Fedora 25 system (using an NVidia GeForce GTX 960 with the proprietary drivers) and, when it rebooted, I was greeted with a failure to start … Continue reading

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Virtualizing Windows 7 with Fedora 23 KVM/QEMU and IOMMU-enabled PCI Passthrough

I finally got around to whipping up the Windows 7 VM to round out and more or less complete the Engineering Walden Project’s Technical Reference Model.  Hooray! Because I had already configured my KVM/QEMU system with the proper pci-stub entries … Continue reading

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Dying Light Crashes in Fedora 23

Resolution Up Front: $ wget http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/c/curl/libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_amd64.deb http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/c/curl/libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_i386.deb ./ $ mkdir amd64 && mv libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_amd64.deb amd64/ $ mkdir i386 && mv libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_i386.deb i386/ $ cd amd64 $ ar vx libcurl3-gnutls_7.35.0-1ubuntu2.5_amd64.deb $ tar Jxvf data.tar.xz $ cp usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcurl3-gnutls.so.4.3.0 ~/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam-runtime/amd64/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ $ cd ../i386 … Continue reading

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Installing the Proprietary NVidia Drivers and Steam in Fedora 23 Workstation

So this process was a bit more troublesome that I expected it to be, having been in the AMD camp for the last two years and hearing of the glory that is the land of NVidia.  Unpleasantly, there seems to … Continue reading

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