The last straw

The Fedora install was going so well…it was on disc 3 with nary a problem. Then it had the same problem again. For some reason, in the middle of the install it rebooted the laptop again. Frankly, I’m not down with these 3 day installs. Sorry, but my laptop’s days with Fedora have passed. Basically, …

Fedora Core 5 Test Release 2 Part 1

I decided to do something I’ve never done before, I’m going to install Fedora Core 5 Test Release 2 and actually help with the debugging process. It was a bit of an internal struggle. By taking part in the debugging, I get to see the new technologies instead of being surprised in March when it …

Fedora Core 5 will be out in 2 months…

…if they don’t get off schedule. And here is a really awesome review – I’m so excited! I think I may download the test 2 release and install it on my laptop, that will allow me to help out by submitting bugs, and I don’t use my laptop day to day, so if something breaks, …

Speeding up my Linux Laptop

Linux Format Magazine Issue #72 had, appropriately enough, 72 speedups for a Linux computer. I really don’t need it for my desktop computer as it has a modern processor and 512 MB of RAM, but my laptop is a 600 Mhz 128 MB RAM geezer. The most important thing for me with the laptop is …