I’ve always used Fedora, basically since it was RedHat 7.0 … However, from that time until now, it has changed a lot.
Now Fedora comes with “PackageKit”, a graphical tool for automated updates. However, the packagekit updates need the approval from the user and also a graphical interface.
Continue reading How to activate automatic updates on Fedora 9-17
Fedora 11 was released on date June 9, 2009 after a lot of delays caused by bugs in the installer. This new version of fedora is one of the best releases from fedora 1.
The main features are:
- 20 seconds boot
- EXT4 used by default
- Finger print reader capacity enabled on gdm and screen savers
- Fixes on QEMU and KVM integration
- Kernel 2.6.29 with 2.6.30 backport
- Realtime kernel feature, less battery consumption!
- AES-256 use with XTS-256 by default for whole hard drive cypher
- Yum presto (Delta RPMS)
- Per application independent volume control
- DNS Security
- Less memory consumption
- KDE 4.2 (Available from fedora 9 in updates)
- Firefox 3.5
Next… a review of these features…
Continue reading Fedora 11 Review
This guide will enable you to configure your nvidia card on fedora 11 with 3d acceleration (64bit-version)
Continue reading Installing NVIDIA on Fedora 11
Fedora, and some others Linux distributions doesn’t provide you any simple way to setup the cypher properties on root filesystem.
Here, we will provide you enough information about the cypher process on fedora and one technique to speed up and/or secure up the cypher using XTS instead CBC-ESSIV
Continue reading Speeding up or Securing up the Encrypted Root Filesystem on Fedora 10
Maybe you are trying to move to KDE4 and you were get used to use single click to select and double click to open…
However, the original configuration of KDE4, uses the single click to open some file, that could be nasty to people who don’t like it.
Continue reading Configuring single click on KDE4 icons