Archives for: "April 2006"

Audigy 2 working in FC5!

Decided to have a proper go at getting my Audigy working in Fedora Core 5 this evening. A bit of googling led me to the linked blog post which in turn led me to the solution. Basically ignore the sound card detection applet in Gnome - it seems to disab… more »

E17 on SuSE 10

You can also get eyecandy for SuSE - instructions for installing at the above URL. I did have a small problem getting the menu generator to work - it kept falling over on ksim.desktop, but I just moved that file temporarily and it worked fine after that… more »

E17 on FC5

Enlightenment version 17 is getting close to completion - it is mostly useable as an every day desktop anyway, and it looks just beautiful. There is a repo for Fedora at this location which makes installation as easy as typing 'yum install' with a few a… more »

FC5 and fglrx

Livna has made the process of installing fglrx in Fedora remarkably easy, once you've figured out that the FAQ is now out of date anyway. The kernel module packages now have different names (the new name is kmod-fglrx), this information is on the front… more »

Fedora Core 5

I am just now seeing the light at the end of the tunnel of one of the worst upgrades I've ever experienced. I downloaded the FC5 ISOs earlier in the week, in CD form because there was a server with only a CD drive I wanted to try installing it on, burnt… more »

SuSE and fglrx

Spent several hours trying to install the fglrx driver on my SuSE 10 machine last night. Followed this step by step guide as well as the one on the Novell site and finally the one from the ATI site before I finally figured out what the problem was - alt… more »

Dot Rob Dot Com

This is my 'personal' website, to replace my now defunct site on Geocities (thank you Yahoo! for terminating my paid for account and refusing to tell me why...). Not much there except for a bunch of philosophy essays I wrote a few years ago for some eve… more »