Re: initializing a blank DVD+R disk?

2010-01-11 Thread Ed Greshko
Stuart McGraw wrote: I am trying to setup backup software (Bacula) on my home network and ran into a real dumb newbie DVD question I haven't been able to google an answer to (at least an answer I could understand) since I have never used writable DVDs before. How does one write a iso

Re: Can an analog monitor and digital TV coexist + no sound

2010-01-12 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: I just bought a digital TV and I'm trying to configure my computer to use it. My monitor, a Viewsonic VX922 is connected in analog mode and the TV with HDMI. I used nvidia-settings as root to make the set-up and it didn't complain about the 2 different types of connections,

Re: Can an analog monitor and digital TV coexist + no sound

2010-01-12 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 9:59 PM, Marcel Rieux m.z.ri...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 8:02 PM, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com wrote: Couldn't go to bed without trying both Screens set at TwinView 1. After rebooting, it works exactly the same weird

Re: need howto for SELinux config--ssh on non-standard port

2010-01-13 Thread Ed Greshko
John Poelstra wrote: Daniel J Walsh said the following on 01/07/2010 05:23 AM Pacific Time: On 01/06/2010 09:29 PM, John Poelstra wrote: I'm running sshd on a high (1024) port number and cannot find a clear step by step guide for configuring this correctly on Fedora 12 on google

Re: TV over the internet

2010-01-14 Thread Ed Greshko
j.halifax . wrote: If you want a pure linux solution you'd first have to get a TV-Card for your system with the ability to connect to a satellite receiver and then use something like vlc to do the streaming within your LAN. I did that a long time ago...so I can't really advise as to the set

Re: Who do I file this bug with ?!?

2010-01-15 Thread Ed Greshko
William Case wrote: Hi; My boot and restart take a long time to boot. The boot log shows several apparent errors. It seems to have started having problems a day ago. However, it could have been a few days earlier when I installed compiz and tigervnc. Everything seems to work fine after I

Re: Who do I file this bug with ?!?

2010-01-15 Thread Ed Greshko
William Case wrote: Hi; On Fri, 2010-01-15 at 18:29 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: William Case wrote: Hi; If you disable vncserver from starting at boot time, does the boot time decrease? It decreases somewhat -- but the boot log is still showing problems. %G

Re: Who do I file this bug with ?!?

2010-01-15 Thread Ed Greshko
William Case wrote: I wasn't sure of the right term to use. I just meant changed. If the IP address of a remote system has changed it most likely has to do with where it gets its IP address. That would raise questions about the dhcp server. But, I feel that multiple observations are being

Re: [SPF:fail] Re: possible bad ipv6 mirror [partial solution]

2010-01-16 Thread Ed Greshko
Tim wrote: On Sat, 2010-01-16 at 16:49 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: My ISP is a pure IPv4 ISP. My ADSL modem doesn't know a thing about IPv6. Yet [egres...@f12 ~]$ ping6 2001:4860:c004::68 I haven't done anything more than a quick check recently, but my ISP *didn't* support

Re: Installation problem of FC11

2010-01-17 Thread Ed Greshko
Edward S.P. Leong wrote: Sorry, 1, I want to know how can we install the FC11 in Text mode ? When you boot the DVD you'll see a screen with several options and a count down. At that point hit Esc. You will get a prompt of boot: At that point, type linux text 2, During config the network

Re: F12 how to make wireless printer work - HP Photosmart Plus B209a-m

2010-01-17 Thread Ed Greshko
Barry Yu wrote: Would appreciate any input that can enable me in F12 to make use of wi-fi printer HP Photosmart Plus B209a-m, when connected with usb cable it works fine but can't setup the wireless connection. I don't know if my experience with my HP PSC 2510 would be any help. But, it

Re: F12 how to make wireless printer work - HP Photosmart Plus B209a-m

2010-01-18 Thread Ed Greshko
Jatin K wrote: On 01/18/2010 01:02 PM, Ed Greshko wrote: Jatin K wrote: On 01/18/2010 12:39 PM, Ed Greshko wrote: Barry Yu wrote: Here is my steps finally make it; Use the HP setup CD under XP setup the wireless printing, so the printer

Re: F12 how to make wireless printer work - HP Photosmart Plus B209a-m

2010-01-18 Thread Ed Greshko
Jatin K wrote: On 01/18/2010 03:21 PM, Ed Greshko wrote: set if via the printer's control panel set it via the printer's control panel you can get network configuration information (default configuration or manually configured ) ... do this on the printer panel

Re: Remote display problem with ssh

2010-01-19 Thread Ed Greshko
Karl-Olov Serrander wrote: Hi ! I have 2 Fedora12 machines (a and b), when logged in after doing ssh -Y u...@b from a and try to start xterm on b to be displayed on a, I get xterm Xt error: Can't open display: localhost:10.0 Both machines are on my local 192.168.0.0 net. Default Fedora 12

Re: Demand for LUKS password blocks boot

2010-01-21 Thread Ed Greshko
Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote: On 01/21/2010 09:40 AM, Bryn M. Reeves wrote: From: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Dracut/Options#crypto_LUKS Pass: rd_NO_LUKS to your kernel boot line. But that doesn't seem to help if you have LUKS devices that you do want activated during boot

Re: hide dot file eg .bashrc .gconf

2010-01-21 Thread Ed Greshko
L wrote: Hi, In any application eg gnome-mplayer, when I click Open File, it pops up a very long list of files including dot files and dot folders, eg .bashrc, .gconf etc. How to hide them? I don't have a more recent system up and running at the moment, but I don't think it has

Re: Firefox 3.6 problem

2010-01-22 Thread Ed Greshko
john wendel wrote: On F11, downloaded FF 3.6, installed in my home directory. Every mouse click takes exactly 5 seconds before anything happens, except for the back and forward buttons. Menu items take 5 seconds to pop up. Other than this problem, everything seems to work fine. Running

Re: F12: suddenly clicking on web links in email bodies produces errors in thunderbird, and no link is opened

2010-01-22 Thread Ed Greshko
Joachim Backes wrote: Clicking on web links located in email bodies suddenly produces error log entries by thunderbird, and the links are not opened. Could this be related to the todays updates? Jan 22 08:29:10 Updated: cairo-dock-2.1.2.4-1.fc12.i686 Jan 22 08:29:12 Updated:

Re: Firefox 3.6 problem

2010-01-22 Thread Ed Greshko
Rick Stevens wrote: I have also downloaded FF 3.6 and installed a local copy of it on my F12 system. I do not see any upon mouse clicks. I do see the XID collision messages on a terminal...but only in the case where a give page has flash content. Other than that, I don't see any issues

Re: Help: Where is the subscriber's account manager?

2010-01-23 Thread Ed Greshko
Todd Zullinger wrote: Daniel B. Thurman wrote: I need access to my account and the old redhat site is no longer valid! Where is the link to manage the subscribers account, please? The listinfo page is the place to do that. It's listed in the footer of each message (as well as in

Re: NVIDIA: no sound to TV via HDMI

2010-01-23 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: Since the NVIDIA forums are just a lost of time, I'll first ask the question here. I have an NVIDIA 9400GT card and a Sony LCD TV linked with an HDMI cable. First problem I found: the S/PDIF cable -- which is needed only with NVIDIA cards -- wasn't installed. The plug

Re: Browsing SMB network????

2010-01-23 Thread Ed Greshko
fred smith wrote: On my F12 system, on the PLACES menu, the NETWORK item, does not browse SMB shares on the network, at least not for me, using my eeepc with F12. Are you saying that the NETWORK item does not have a Windows Network icon? Do you have the gvfs-smb package installed? further,

Re: Need subscriber's account link

2010-01-23 Thread Ed Greshko
Suvayu Ali wrote: On Saturday 23 January 2010 06:57 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: On Sat, 2010-01-23 at 15:28 -0800, Daniel B. Thurman wrote: The old redhat subscriber's account manager is no long valid and I need the the new link, please? You mean the one at the end of

Re: Browsing SMB network????

2010-01-23 Thread Ed Greshko
Allann Jones wrote: There are two services that must be active, smb and nmb, the correct ports must be open on iptables, I think that is NetBios port. That is incorrect. smb and nmb are used when your system is *supplying* a samba share. You don't need those to access samba shares from

Re: NVIDIA: no sound to TV via HDMI

2010-01-24 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com wrote: What is the output of lspci -v? 00:14.2 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device a022 Flags: bus master, slow devsel

Re: NVIDIA: no sound to TV via HDMI

2010-01-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Bill Davidsen wrote: Marcel Rieux wrote: Since the NVIDIA forums are just a lost of time, I'll first ask the question here. I have an NVIDIA 9400GT card and a Sony LCD TV linked with an HDMI cable. First problem I found: the S/PDIF cable -- which is needed only with NVIDIA cards --

Re: NVIDIA: no sound to TV via HDMI

2010-01-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 11:21 PM, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com wrote: Marcel Rieux wrote: On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com wrote: What is the output of lspci -v? Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc

Re: NVIDIA: no sound to TV via HDMI

2010-01-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 4:30 AM, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com wrote: Bill Davidsen wrote: Marcel Rieux wrote: Since the NVIDIA forums are just a lost of time, I'll first ask the question here. I have an NVIDIA 9400GT card and a Sony LCD TV linked

Re: Demand for LUKS password blocks boot

2010-01-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Robin Laing wrote: On 01/21/2010 08:32 AM, Ed Greshko wrote: Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote: On 01/21/2010 09:40 AM, Bryn M. Reeves wrote: From: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Dracut/Options#crypto_LUKS Pass: rd_NO_LUKS to your kernel boot line. What

Re: NVIDIA: no sound to TV via HDMI

2010-01-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: My first message: I have an NVIDIA 9400GT card. Whether it's an Asus or an MSI, it's always a 9400GT card. Otherwise, you wouldn't know what you're talking about. There is *more* than one model of Asus 9400GT card. Besides, if someone is trying to help you and asks

Re: NVIDIA: no sound to TV via HDMI

2010-01-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 7:30 PM, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com wrote: Marcel Rieux wrote: My first message: I have an NVIDIA 9400GT card. Whether it's an Asus or an MSI, it's always a 9400GT card. Otherwise, you wouldn't know what you're talking about

Re: NVIDIA: no sound to TV via HDMI

2010-01-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: If i tell you that I plugged the TV to the card with an HDMI cable, it must be that the card supports HDMI. Too bad you still don't get it. Yes, *your* card supports HDMI ... but if I am going search the Internet for information on *your* card it would be best to

Re: proxy setting for pidgin

2010-01-26 Thread Ed Greshko
L wrote: Hi How to set proxy for pidgin? most connections, web, pidgin etc must go through a proxy. the proxy set as host proxy.aaa.bbb.cc port 8080 user username password passwd of course, ssh, ftp can get through without proxy. Tools---Preferences--Proxy ? -- I feel like I'm

Re: proxy setting for pidgin

2010-01-26 Thread Ed Greshko
L wrote: On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 10:45 AM, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com wrote: L wrote: Hi How to set proxy for pidgin? most connections, web, pidgin etc must go through a proxy. the proxy set as host proxy.aaa.bbb.cc port 8080 user username password passwd of course

Re: 'R' statistics package install on Fedora 12

2010-01-27 Thread Ed Greshko
Jay_Linux wrote: Hi, I would like to install the 'R' statistics package on Fedora 12 (x86), and checked the R-Project page (http://www.r-project.org/) for a Fedora 12 package, however there were only RPM's for Fedora 10 and 11 (http://www.stats.bris.ac.uk/R/, also at other d/l mirrors).

Re: Dhcp client issue

2010-01-28 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: Philip A. Prindeville wrote: but when I try this, I get: Jan 28 09:03:35 builder dhclient[25694]: /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf line 4: expecting string or hexadecimal data. Jan 28 09:03:35 builder dhclient[25694]: #011send dhcp-client-identifier hardware; Jan 28 09:03

Re: Dhcp client issue

2010-01-28 Thread Ed Greshko
Philip A. Prindeville wrote: On 01/28/2010 01:27 PM, Ed Greshko wrote: Ed Greshko wrote: Philip A. Prindeville wrote: but when I try this, I get: Jan 28 09:03:35 builder dhclient[25694]: /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf line 4: expecting string or hexadecimal data

Re: Dhcp client issue

2010-01-28 Thread Ed Greshko
Philip A. Prindeville wrote: Your weird thought was right. There is a parser that expands hardware into the actual address... it just doesn't work in this context. I too have found no way to get the send dhcp-client-identifier to make use of any variable or to expand hardware into an

Re: Dhcp client issue

2010-01-29 Thread Ed Greshko
Marko Vojinovic wrote: send dhcp-client-identifier = hardware; I haven't tried it (and I really can't set up a virtual dhcpd just to try it out), but man dhcp-options says the following: quote SETTING OPTION VALUES USING EXPRESSIONS Sometimes it’s helpful to be able to set

Re: [spam?] Testing sound?

2010-01-30 Thread Ed Greshko
Timothy Murphy wrote: The sound on my Thinkpad T43 (model 1871-12G) sometimes works, and sometimes does not work. I think this has something to do with Suspend to Disk. However, I'm not really asking about this, but rather: Is there a simple way of testing if sound is working? I'm running

Re: [spam?] Testing sound?

2010-01-30 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: Timothy Murphy wrote: The sound on my Thinkpad T43 (model 1871-12G) sometimes works, and sometimes does not work. I think this has something to do with Suspend to Disk. However, I'm not really asking about this, but rather: Is there a simple way of testing if sound

Re:Testing sound?

2010-01-30 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: Resending to remove the keyword spam...which may cause a problem for some Timothy Murphy wrote: The sound on my Thinkpad T43 (model 1871-12G) sometimes works, and sometimes does not work. I think this has something to do with Suspend to Disk. However, I'm

Re: Fedora12 Release Notes.

2010-01-30 Thread Ed Greshko
Bill Davidsen wrote: Ed Greshko wrote: Well, you can count me out in your assumption. I enjoy the entire 496 page document that has a comprehensive index which makes it easy for me to locate change information on the subjects most important to me. I entirely appreciate the amount

Re: Re:Testing sound?

2010-01-30 Thread Ed Greshko
Timothy Murphy wrote: Ed Greshko wrote: The sound on my Thinkpad T43 (model 1871-12G) sometimes works, and sometimes does not work. However, I'm not really asking about this, but rather: Is there a simple way of testing if sound is working? I'm running Fedora-12/KDE, and looked

Re: ProFTP Glitch

2010-01-30 Thread Ed Greshko
Mike Dwiggins wrote: When trying to do an /etc/init.d/proftpd start on my Fedora 11 box, I am getting a return of Failed. I can find no service which might be interfering and no log file anywhere showing me an error. Any Ideas? So, there are no messages like Jan 31 15:02:52 f12

Re: radeon driver heading in wrong direction :-(.

2010-01-31 Thread Ed Greshko
Kevin Kofler wrote: Marko Vojinovic wrote: Since you don't mind using closed-source drivers... :-) If the graphics card in your machine is not integrated (ie. is replaceable), my advice is to go buy an nVidia card. They at least provide nonzero support for contemporary Linux. And if it is

Re: help with... F9

2010-01-31 Thread Ed Greshko
Kevin Kofler wrote: Jake Peavy wrote: ...I know I should upgrade to F12 (or whatever) but I don't have time... Then we don't have time to answer your question, sorry. I would like to opt out of your collective we. I am not part of a collective, Borg or otherwise.

Re: radeon driver heading in wrong direction :-(.

2010-01-31 Thread Ed Greshko
Kevin Kofler wrote: Ed Greshko wrote: Kevin Kofler wrote: Recommending proprietary drivers in general and NVidia in particular is a very bad idea, they'll come to bite you in the ass sooner or later, and with NVidia there's no alternative with OpenGL support. (Nouveau reportedly

Re: ProFTP Glitch

2010-01-31 Thread Ed Greshko
Mike Dwiggins wrote: Trying to start from usr/sbin/proftpd I egt - warning: unable to determine IP address of 'laptop.localnet' -error: no valid servers configured -Fatal: error orocessing configuration file '/etc/proftpd.conf' and there is nothing in /var/log/messages. That is whats

Re: ProFTP Glitch

2010-01-31 Thread Ed Greshko
Mike Dwiggins wrote: Ed Greshko wrote: Mike Dwiggins wrote: Trying to start from usr/sbin/proftpd I egt - warning: unable to determine IP address of 'laptop.localnet' -error: no valid servers configured -Fatal: error orocessing configuration file '/etc/proftpd.conf

Re: 32bit support on 64bit Linux

2010-01-31 Thread Ed Greshko
r...@dwf.com wrote: OK, my bad. I asked this question before, and someone gave me the answer, but I forgot to write it down someplace that I could find. There is a single yum target, that will bring in all (or most) of the 32bit libraries and things that are needed to run 32bit

Re: 32bit support on 64bit Linux

2010-02-01 Thread Ed Greshko
r...@dwf.com wrote: r...@dwf.com wrote: OK, my bad. I asked this question before, and someone gave me the answer, but I forgot to write it down someplace that I could find. There is a single yum target, that will bring in all (or most) of the 32bit libraries and things that are

Re: Using a USB external enclosure with a PATA hard drive ?

2010-02-01 Thread Ed Greshko
Jim wrote: tail -f /var/log/messages ; localhost kernel: usb 2-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 6 localhost kernel: usb 2-3: New USB device found, idVendor=0c0b, idProduct=b157 localhost kernel: usb 2-3: New USB device strings: Mfr=10, Product=11, SerialNumber=3

A sound observation

2010-02-02 Thread Ed Greshko
At this time I run all of my Fedora systems as VMs in VMware. My host is RHELv4.8. On this system my sound card is a ancient Creative Labs SB Audigy. When configuring the VM you can select either ALSA or OSS: /dev/dsp and directly access the sound hardware. ALSA is the preferred connection to

Re: A sound observation

2010-02-02 Thread Ed Greshko
Mike Cloaked wrote: Also might be worth running alsamixer or alsamixer -c0 from the terminal, and making sure that things like pcm are set at a sensible level - checking all other levels as well. Occasionally in the past I have been without sound and that approach has almost always fixed

Re: A sound observation

2010-02-02 Thread Ed Greshko
Kevin Kofler wrote: Ed Greshko wrote: At this moment pulseaudio seems more of a PITA than anything and kind of crazy that a desktop environment would tie itself to it. We also default to PulseAudio in KDE, this is not just a GNOME thing, PulseAudio is the default in Fedora

Re: What driives me crazy about bugzilla(att: Rahul)

2010-02-02 Thread Ed Greshko
Aaron Konstam wrote: I understand that creating a bugzilla entry is the only way developers can hear of a problem. But over and over I file a bugzilla and get no response. On 12/08/09 I filed a bugzilla about a problem that in both Gnome and Nautilus executing Places-Network reveals Windows

Re: What driives me crazy about bugzilla(att: Rahul)

2010-02-02 Thread Ed Greshko
Aaron Konstam wrote: On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 22:46 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: I currently don't have an F11 system up and running...but will try to get one up this week. But, I do have a question. When you open Places---Network you'd normally see Windows Network and under that you'd find

Re: A sound observation

2010-02-02 Thread Ed Greshko
Kevin Kofler wrote: Ed Greshko wrote: First of all I don't know why you use we. I don't think you speak for the Fedora Project. (OK, I'm very sure you don't speak for the Fedora Project) I discount most of what you say. I am a Fedora KDE packager, so I say we when I speak

Re: What driives me crazy about bugzilla [Making Progress]

2010-02-02 Thread Ed Greshko
Aaron Konstam wrote: What I saw under F11 was icons for all the Fedora machines on the LAN including the one I am on and I would expect to be able to open the icon and login to the machine. You can do that using Places- Connect to Server but then yo need to know in advance the machines name or

Re: What driives me crazy about bugzilla [Making Progress]

2010-02-03 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: Aaron Konstam wrote: What I saw under F11 was icons for all the Fedora machines on the LAN including the one I am on and I would expect to be able to open the icon and login to the machine. You can do that using Places- Connect to Server but then yo need to know in advance

Re: What driives me crazy about bugzilla [Making Progress]

2010-02-03 Thread Ed Greshko
Sam J Sharpe wrote: D'oh - don't usually post from work so my mail isn't set up to reply from the right address! I see machines running Mac OSX as you describe in Places-Network when on my corporate network. After some experimentation, I discovered that those machines displayed are the

Re: What driives me crazy about bugzilla [Making Progress]

2010-02-03 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: Sam J Sharpe wrote: D'oh - don't usually post from work so my mail isn't set up to reply from the right address! I see machines running Mac OSX as you describe in Places-Network when on my corporate network. After some experimentation, I discovered that those

Re: Fedora 12 freezes when I scp

2010-02-03 Thread Ed Greshko
Kevin Kempter wrote: Hi all ; I'm running a fully updated Fedora 12 laptop when I scp files to/from my laptop the system always freezes near the end of the scp with the latest kernel. Anyone know how to fix this? I just verified that the previous kernel

Re: No /sbin PATH after sudo in Fedora 12 even after the PATH is added in .bash_profile

2010-02-04 Thread Ed Greshko
suvayu ali wrote: On 4 February 2010 16:13, Tom Horsley tom.hors...@att.net wrote: On Thu, 4 Feb 2010 16:00:39 -0800 suvayu ali wrote: As far as I understand this, sudo still uses your (the regular user's) $PATH. Nope, that's merely what the docs claim. In fact, the

Re: No /sbin PATH after sudo in Fedora 12 even after the PATH is added in .bash_profile

2010-02-04 Thread Ed Greshko
Sam Sharpe wrote: On 5 February 2010 01:14, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com wrote: suvayu ali wrote: On 4 February 2010 16:13, Tom Horsley tom.hors...@att.net wrote: On Thu, 4 Feb 2010 16:00:39 -0800 suvayu ali wrote: As far as I understand this, sudo still

Re: No /sbin PATH after sudo in Fedora 12 even after the PATH is added in .bash_profile

2010-02-04 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: Sam Sharpe wrote: What about this then? [...@samlap ~]$ echo $PATH /usr/lib64/qt-3.3/bin:/usr/kerberos/sbin:/usr/kerberos/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/opt/real/RealPlayer:/home/sam/.bin:/opt/real/RealPlayer:/home/sam/.bin

Re: Extremely slow web page loading to only 1 site ?

2010-02-05 Thread Ed Greshko
Linuxguy123 wrote: This has me scratching my head. My access to www.rv.net is extremely slow. With both Konqueror and Firefox. And yet others say they have good access times. I'm running a fully up to date F12 installation. $ uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain

Re: Extremely slow web page loading to only 1 site ?

2010-02-05 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: ping sends icmp echo requests. If a router or the end device silently drops icmp packets you'll get 100% packet loss. ping is not always a good network diagnostic toolunless you knew ahead of time what worked and what didn't. Post where others on the site say

Re: Error installing any program using yum

2010-02-06 Thread Ed Greshko
Richard Cahilig wrote: Hi, Yes, and I even ran the yum clean all command. Should we assume that you are connecting to gmail from the system you are trying to update? Almost every time I've seen someone with the error you report in your initial post it is due to either a network

Re: Error installing any program using yum

2010-02-06 Thread Ed Greshko
metalink? https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-$releaseverarch=$basearch https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-$releaseverarch=$basearch Regards, Richard R. Cahilig On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 12:24 PM, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com mailto:ed.gres...@greshko.com

Re: Stoopid script failure

2010-02-06 Thread Ed Greshko
Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: Can anyone explain why this doesn't work? I've been writing shell scripts on and off for several decades and I can't see what's going on here. Is senility setting it? $ cat tst #!/bin/sh echo foo $ chmod +x tst $ ls -l tst -rwxrwxr-x 1 poc poc 19 2010-02-06

Re: Stoopid script failure

2010-02-06 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: Can anyone explain why this doesn't work? I've been writing shell scripts on and off for several decades and I can't see what's going on here. Is senility setting it? $ cat tst #!/bin/sh echo foo $ chmod +x tst $ ls -l tst -rwxrwxr-x 1

Re: Stoopid script failure

2010-02-06 Thread Ed Greshko
Todd Zullinger wrote: Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: Can anyone explain why this doesn't work? I've been writing shell scripts on and off for several decades and I can't see what's going on here. Is senility setting it? It may be, but it brings with it many benefits -- like being able

Re: ?? on library files

2010-02-06 Thread Ed Greshko
Jim wrote: I have installed NX-x86_64 and library files are in /usr/NX/lib and x86_64 can't find them there, i have linked a few of them from /usr/lib64/ but there are many more in /usr/NX/lib that are probably not being seen. How do I get all those library file in /usr/NX/lib to be in

Re: Extremely slow web page loading to only 1 site ?

2010-02-08 Thread Ed Greshko
Linuxguy123 wrote: On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 15:38 -0600, Steven Stern wrote: On 02/05/2010 06:33 PM, Linuxguy123 wrote: This has me scratching my head. My access to www.rv.net is extremely slow. With both Konqueror and Firefox. And yet others say they have good access times.

Re: Extremely slow web page loading to only 1 site ?

2010-02-08 Thread Ed Greshko
Bruno Wolff III wrote: On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 08:21:33 +0800, Ed Greshko ed.gres...@greshko.com wrote: In the back of my mind, from a few years ago, I remember there an issue with the linux TCP/IP stack and some mis-configured routers. I need to get some coffee and hopefully my brain

Re: Problems with X11 in FC12.

2010-02-08 Thread Ed Greshko
r...@dwf.com wrote: I dont know if these are known problems (with work arounds) but I see at least two major problems with X11 (and the nouveau driver for Nvidia cards). (1) The driver no longer understands ctlalt+ and ctlalt- to move among the definitions on the MODE line. This

Re: Problems with X11 in FC12.

2010-02-08 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: r...@dwf.com wrote: I dont know if these are known problems (with work arounds) but I see at least two major problems with X11 (and the nouveau driver for Nvidia cards). (1) The driver no longer understands ctlalt+ and ctlalt- to move among the definitions

Re: F12 and SyncMaster 2443 and 1920x1600 resolution?

2010-02-09 Thread Ed Greshko
Paul Erickson wrote: I have searched the archives, and not found anything that looks applicable. Has anyone been able to successfully configure F12 to support 1920x1600 resolution with the Samsung SyncMaster 2443? I have tried disabling the Nouveau drivers and installing the Nvidia, but

Re: Display settings should not be per user

2010-02-11 Thread Ed Greshko
Tobias Ringström wrote: I'm using two 1280x1024 displays rotated 90 degrees with an Nvidia graphics card, and I was very impressed by Fedora 12, because it was the first Fedora release where I could get this setup working without using Nvidia's closed source driver, and I didn't even have

Re: Display settings should not be per user

2010-02-12 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: 2010/2/12 Tobias Ringström tob...@ringis.se: I'm using two 1280x1024 displays rotated 90 degrees with an Nvidia graphics card, and I was very impressed by Fedora 12, because it was the first Fedora release where I could get this setup working without using Nvidia's

Re: terminal setting

2010-02-13 Thread Ed Greshko
François Patte wrote: Bonjour, I would like to setup my terminals to have aligned columns when I use ls -l command. Right now it looks like this: drwx-- 6 fp ufr 4096 mai 17 2009 sauv-config drwx-- 4 fp ufr 4096 déc. 3 2008 scan-livres As you can see: the first six

Re: Moblin is dead, Fedora on netbooks?

2010-02-16 Thread Ed Greshko
Marko Vojinovic wrote: On Tuesday 16 February 2010 04:52:10 Don Quixote de la Mancha wrote: On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 8:44 PM, Itamar Reis Peixoto in brazil the energy cost's alot of money, and arm don't wast energy, I am very happy with my Lord Sheeva running Fedora also reduced

Re: nscd cache works how?

2010-02-19 Thread Ed Greshko
Tom Horsley wrote: I get these annoying yp client call timeouts on my desktop at work. Doing some googling, I find that I should enable nscd to cache the lookups. That sounds like a good idea, but I'm just curious how the devil it actually works. If my yp.conf file points to some remote NIS

Re: Upgrade downgrades Firefox

2010-02-20 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 11:51 PM, Patrick Bartek bartek...@yahoo.com wrote: --- On Sat, 2/20/10, Marcel Rieux m.z.ri...@gmail.com wrote: I was running Firefox 3.6.? and upgrades were available today. After reboot, Firefox opened with version 3.5.8. I tried yum

Re: Basic image (picture) editor in Fedora 12

2010-02-24 Thread Ed Greshko
JayLinux wrote: Am looking for a basic image editor (excluding Gimp-interface/menus are too complex) to re-sample and re-size pictures. Using Fedora 12 with GNOME 2.28. Do you like command line stuff? If so, you may want to investigate ImageMagick tools. I make extensive use of convert

Re: Why are .thunderbird and .evolution hidden ?

2010-02-24 Thread Ed Greshko
Marcel Rieux wrote: I don't have much important data and I do my back-ups in the most simple way by saving my /home directory except for a few directories to a DVD. But K3B asks if i want to save hidden files. If I answer no, the .thunderbird and .evolution directories aren't saved and there's

Re: Why are .thunderbird and .evolution hidden ?

2010-02-24 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: Marcel Rieux wrote: I don't have much important data and I do my back-ups in the most simple way by saving my /home directory except for a few directories to a DVD. But K3B asks if i want to save hidden files. If I answer no, the .thunderbird and .evolution directories

Re: Why are .thunderbird and .evolution hidden ?

2010-02-24 Thread Ed Greshko
Joachim Backes wrote: On 02/25/2010 07:58 AM, Ed Greshko wrote: Marcel Rieux wrote: I don't have much important data and I do my back-ups in the most simple way by saving my /home directory except for a few directories to a DVD. But K3B asks if i want to save hidden files. If I answer

Re: Why are .thunderbird and .evolution hidden ?

2010-02-24 Thread Ed Greshko
Ed Greshko wrote: Joachim Backes wrote: On 02/25/2010 07:58 AM, Ed Greshko wrote: Marcel Rieux wrote: I don't have much important data and I do my back-ups in the most simple way by saving my /home directory except for a few directories to a DVD. But K3B asks if i want

Re: What has happened to /etc/mail/statistics ???

2010-02-25 Thread Ed Greshko
r...@dwf.com wrote: Up till last fall I used to receive information about what had gone thru sendmail from the program /usr/sbin/mailstats from information being kept in the file /etc/mail/statistics. Since (an update to sendmail?) last fall, the file /etc/mail/statistics has been of zero

Re: F12: Yum - network disconnects spins it's wheels.

2010-02-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Daniel B. Thurman wrote: On 02/25/2010 03:58 PM, Daniel B. Thurman wrote: Yes. I tried it with and without. Problems are the same. Seems to me it is a yum problem, but I am speculating. I am running FF. sendmail, DNS, etc.. a LOT of services and I am not seeing any problems. Just

Re: F12: Yum - network disconnects spins it's wheels.

2010-02-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Steven Stern wrote: On 02/25/2010 07:57 PM, Ed Greshko wrote: You could try removing /var/cache/yum/timedhosts.txt and then enabling fastestmirror again. I did that when I was troubleshooting when I found the problem with Singapore. FWIW, Singapore had been working just fine. I think

Re: F12: Yum - network disconnects spins it's wheels.

2010-02-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Daniel B. Thurman wrote: On 02/25/2010 05:57 PM, Ed Greshko wrote: Daniel B. Thurman wrote: On 02/25/2010 03:58 PM, Daniel B. Thurman wrote: Yes. I tried it with and without. Problems are the same. Seems to me it is a yum problem, but I am speculating. I am

Re: F12: Yum - network disconnects spins it's wheels.

2010-02-25 Thread Ed Greshko
Tony Nelson wrote: On 10-02-25 21:37:58, Ed Greshko wrote: ... I can't conceive of a situation where usage of http or ftp protocol would interact to smack an imap connection. To me, based on your observations, I'm getting the feeling you may have a strange network problem that may

Re: F12: Yum - network disconnects spins it's wheels.

2010-02-26 Thread Ed Greshko
Daniel B. Thurman wrote: On 02/25/2010 09:34 PM, Ed Greshko wrote: Tony Nelson wrote: On 10-02-25 21:37:58, Ed Greshko wrote: ... I can't conceive of a situation where usage of http or ftp protocol would interact to smack an imap connection. To me, based

Re: F12-i386-DVD iso won't burn properly

2010-03-01 Thread Ed Greshko
Temlakos wrote: I have downloaded this ISO twice, and verified it each time. I have made no less than three coasters while trying to create a DVD from it. Then I moved the ISO to another machine, and another program--which then proceeded to tell me that the ISO looked like a CD, not a DVD.

Re: User to set CPU scaling?

2010-03-01 Thread Ed Greshko
Tim wrote: On Tue, 2010-03-02 at 11:25 +1100, Chris Smart wrote: Is there a way for non-root users to be able to administer CPU scaling? Currently the interfaces are all owned by root:root and short of a hack to change their permissions on boot, I'm wondering if there's a proper way to do

Re: User to set CPU scaling?

2010-03-02 Thread Ed Greshko
Tim wrote: On Tue, 2010-03-02 at 13:03 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: Do you think it would help Chris if you named the taskbar applet? I couldn't recall the name, and I was using the wrong computer to have a look. However, if I click on the add to panel (to add an applet to the top

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