Re: How to install the new Video Download Helper Companion App and have Firefox recognize it

2018-02-23 Thread stan
On Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:46:48 -0500 Temlakos wrote: > Did it make any difference that I tried to install it system-wide, > and not for a user only? I can't say for sure, but it didn't for me as I followed the instructions from their web page for user. If it works for Andras,

Re: How to install the new Video Download Helper Companion App and have Firefox recognize it

2018-02-23 Thread Andras Simon
2018-02-23 13:48 GMT+01:00, Temlakos : > Everyone: > > Firefox crippled most of its extensions beginning with Version 57. (Why > they borrowed technology from Google, I'll never know.) The developers > of the Video Download Helper responded by creating a Companion Application.

Re: How to install the new Video Download Helper Companion App and have Firefox recognize it

2018-02-23 Thread Temlakos
On 02/23/2018 04:40 PM, Andras Simon wrote: 2018-02-23 13:48 GMT+01:00, Temlakos : Everyone: Firefox crippled most of its extensions beginning with Version 57. (Why they borrowed technology from Google, I'll never know.) The developers of the Video Download Helper responded

Re: Nvidia Module Tainting Kernel

2018-02-23 Thread Stephen Morris
On 23/2/18 8:59 am, Ed Greshko wrote: On 02/23/18 05:27, Stephen Morris wrote: From the responses I am getting it seems that the meaning of 'taints the kernel' has morphed into something else? Here is the definitive list of what taints the kernel.  This is from the 4.14 documentation but is

Re: Nvidia Module Tainting Kernel

2018-02-23 Thread Stephen Morris
On 23/2/18 9:04 am, Joe Zeff wrote: On 02/22/2018 01:27 PM, Stephen Morris wrote:  From the responses I am getting it seems that the meaning of 'taints the kernel' has morphed into something else? Here's my understanding of it from when I had nVidia graphics. Let's say that you have a

Re: Nvidia Module Tainting Kernel

2018-02-23 Thread Ed Greshko
On 02/24/18 10:21, Stephen Morris wrote: > On 23/2/18 8:59 am, Ed Greshko wrote: >> On 02/23/18 05:27, Stephen Morris wrote: >>>  From the responses I am getting it seems that the meaning of 'taints the >>> kernel' >>> has morphed into something else? >> >> Here is the definitive list of what

Re: Nvidia Module Tainting Kernel

2018-02-23 Thread Stephen Morris
On 24/2/18 2:25 pm, Ed Greshko wrote: On 02/24/18 10:21, Stephen Morris wrote: On 23/2/18 8:59 am, Ed Greshko wrote: On 02/23/18 05:27, Stephen Morris wrote:  From the responses I am getting it seems that the meaning of 'taints the kernel' has morphed into something else? Here is the

why does virtualbox keep all my old /lib/modules directories around?

2018-02-23 Thread Robert P. J. Day
not sure why i never noticed this before, but even though updating my fedora box keeps only the last three versions of the kernel, i have a couple dozen /lib/modules directories each representing an older version of the kernel going back to 4.11.12, and when i examine all those old directories,

Re: Speech-dispatcher

2018-02-23 Thread Beartooth
On Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:24:49 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: > On 02/22/18 03:01, Beartooth wrote: >> On Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:55:32 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote: >> >> [] >>> I went ahead and implemented it, >>> https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-df2dba5a2b >>> >>> With that,

superfluous (??) proliferation

2018-02-23 Thread Beartooth
I'm running F27, fully updated; but my query has to do with a phenomenon I've been noticing for years. It's probably innocuous, but I'd be glad of reassurance about that. Let me say in advance that I realize any application I launch may itself launch others, without telling

Re: How to install the new Video Download Helper Companion App and have Firefox recognize it

2018-02-23 Thread stan
On Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:48:22 -0500 Temlakos wrote: > VDH will not download most videos from YouTube. (Was that the idea?) That's been a suspicion I've had as well. A requirement for further funding? For some reason, content providers frown on the practice of viewers

Re: superfluous (??) proliferation

2018-02-23 Thread Rex Dieter
Beartooth wrote: > > I'm running F27, fully updated; but my query has to do with a > phenomenon I've been noticing for years. It's probably innocuous, but I'd > be glad of reassurance about that. > > Let me say in advance that I realize any application I launch may > itself launch others,

What was systemd doing to me yesterday?

2018-02-23 Thread Tom Horsley
First I noticed lots of things taking forever, such as logging in via ssh. Then I found log messages like: 2720.scope: Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.systemd1': timed out (service_start_timeout=25000ms) Feb 22 09:55:56 tomh su: pam_systemd(su:session): Failed to create session:

How to install the new Video Download Helper Companion App and have Firefox recognize it

2018-02-23 Thread Temlakos
Everyone: Firefox crippled most of its extensions beginning with Version 57. (Why they borrowed technology from Google, I'll never know.) The developers of the Video Download Helper responded by creating a Companion Application. I have tried installing that application dozens of times. But