Categories: "Linux"

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 »

Debian one more time

As there's a brand new release out and I have recently acquired a spare laptop and harddrive I decided to try installing Debian once again. The new installer really is a big improvement, the only downside was that I was planning to run KDE and the 'Desk… more »

Upgrading HDDs with Linux

My major achievement last week at work was adding a new hard disk drive to one of my Linux servers This probably doesn't seem like such a major achievement to many people, but the way I've managed it in the past is to re-install the OS on the new drive… more »

Upgrade to SuSE 9.2

Because it actually costs money to get the latest version of SuSE I'd decided I wouldn't bother updating it, just download updated versions of things I was interested in. I'd already manually upgraded to KDE 3.3 and found updated versions of some of my… more »

Cups-PDF continued

Just a short note to confirm that I tried this at work - a Red Hat 9 server I have hosting our intranet. I built an RPM from the SRPM available on the Cups-PDF website, which was easy enough once I'd installed a few devel packages through yum. Set up t… more »

Cups-PDF on Fedora Core 3

I discovered Cups PDF today, it is a 'virtual printer' which allows you to create PDF documents by printing which can then be shared throughout the network, in much the same way as Acrobat does on Windows. This is something I'd tried to achieve before,… more »
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