Fedora and Dell Inspiron 17

I recently had to reinstall an OS on the wife’s Dell Inspiron 17. I was unable to complete an install for Fedora 22, but Fedora 21 and Fedora 23 beta were able to install. It would always freeze mid-install – usually around 70 or 80%. From what I could gleam on the net, it has …

Upgrading SuperMario to Fedora 21

The latest curl works with XBMC (now Kodi) so it’s time to upgrade my main Fedora computer. fedup –network 21 –product=nonproduct So that started running at 1427. The d/l finishes at 1500, but as usual some stuff to take care of. Mostly packages left over from previous versions of Fedora. WARNING: problems were encountered during …

Fedora 21 Beta KDE Spin Part 1

Booted it up in Virt-manager (which finally has bridging!) I love the new theme! But, sadly, it logs into KDE4, not KDE5. Perhaps 5 isn’t ready for primetime? What I find baffling, given that this is running in a VM is that it loads FASTER to the desktop than the computer it’s running on. I …