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    Ok, running fdisk gives me the following output:...

    Ok, running fdisk gives me the following output:

    Disk dev/hda: 81.9GB, 819643302336 Bytes
    255 Heads, 63 sectors/track, 9964 cylinders
    Units= cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    ...
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    I am put off with Fedora Core 5, I've had more...

    I am put off with Fedora Core 5, I've had more problems with it in the 36 hours I've been using it than I had within the entire 7 months of FC4!! The funny thing? None of it is problems with new...
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    Partition Problem

    I think I have a big problem with my hard drive, but it's really bizzare, so I'll try to explain.

    I was preparing to partition my hard drive so that I could test out another distribution alongside...
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    nevermind... I updated to FC5 and gnome works...

    nevermind... I updated to FC5 and gnome works again, now to get the rest of my computer functioning properly again...
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    I have three options: Last System Default...

    I have three options:
    Last
    System Default (which is supposed to be GNOME...)
    Failsafe Terminal

    Last and System Default both take me into TWM. Failsafe works like it should.
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    an update on my situation: I can still access...

    an update on my situation:
    I can still access all of the typical gnome applications through TWM, like nautilus and the gnome-panels, but I have to explicitly start them up. At least I know they're...
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    Where the hell did my GNOME go???

    So I rebooted my computer a few minutes ago, nothing out of the ordinary, and when it comes back on it takes me to the default FC4 screen. so I type in my login like normal, expecting to see the...
  8. Thread: Crawling

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    And suddenly it's back to normal... this is...

    And suddenly it's back to normal...

    this is bizzare. The reboot this morning before i left for class must have done something because I'm back to full speed again.

    Slow ethernet shouldn't...
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    I've run top multiple times to see if anything is...

    I've run top multiple times to see if anything is out of the ordinary, and nothing shows up. FC4 has been very stable for me since I switched from mandrake 6 months ago, this is the first time it's...
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    or should I just wait and update to FC5 on the...

    or should I just wait and update to FC5 on the 20th?
  11. Thread: Crawling

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    Crawling

    Does anyone have a clue as to what the heck is going on?

    My system went from flying to CRAWLING over the weekend. Here's the story so far:

    I went home (from college) this weekend. When I...
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    I use XMMS, and I can play pretty much anything,...

    I use XMMS, and I can play pretty much anything, but as vergil83 said, you'll need to install the proper codecs to listen to everything. Mplayer also works well.
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    the upside is that I can use my 5.1 speakers as...

    the upside is that I can use my 5.1 speakers as 5.1 speakers, not 2.1 speakers...
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    Creative soundcards

    I've got a $50 gift card burning a hole in my pocket so I've decided to try and upgrade my computer's sound card again.

    Currently I'm running the onboard audio, and I want to switch to Creative's...
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    well, someimes it depends on your distribution...

    well, someimes it depends on your distribution too... I managed to get my iPod Mini working under FC4, but not in Mandrake 10.1...

    For that matter, I use my iPod with no problems whatsoever, but...
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    digital camera, new keyboard (thank god!), new...

    digital camera, new keyboard (thank god!), new cell phone, couple dvds, iTunes card, a tie, and enough Orbit Citrusmint gum to have fresh breath for another year. Also got quite a bit of cash and...
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    try yum search realplayer before you...

    try

    yum search realplayer

    before you install anything. If no results come up, try searching "real" hopefully a big list of results will come up with descriptions, then you just have to enter...
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    this happens all the time with id games... I...

    this happens all the time with id games...

    I know how to fix it for Quake 4 and Doom 3... Quake III games are a bit older.

    Here's the fix for Quake III, it may or may not work for ET, good...
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    You learn something new everyday! That's...

    You learn something new everyday! That's actually kinda neat...
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    You can easily wipe over the mandrake partition...

    You can easily wipe over the mandrake partition during installation. I did that about a month ago with no regrets. I use FC4 and my computer has NEVER performed better. I have gotten more...
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    Now throw a third OS into the fray... I use an...

    Now throw a third OS into the fray...

    I use an iBook for school, linux for play, and windows if I have to... Apple did this nice thing with the touchpad where dragging one finger around lets you...
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    I have got to learn how to do that...

    I have got to learn how to do that...
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    Vista crashes? :shock: You don't say!!! ...

    Vista crashes? :shock: You don't say!!! :roll:

    I've never gotten windows installed alongside linux either, I hear it's a lot easier if you install linux alongside windows. But where are...
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    Well, I use GTKpod and my iPod mini works great!...

    Well, I use GTKpod and my iPod mini works great!

    I just plug it in, and it automatically mounts at /media/ipod, so I tell gtkpod to look there for it and I can then listen to all my music. I can...
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    pshhh... this thing's 2 years old!

    pshhh... this thing's 2 years old!
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