Tag Archives: Fedora

Developing concurrent distributed systems (M362)

I’ve just started this Open University module. From the module description’s computing requirements: If you have an Apple Mac or Linux computer – please note that you can only use it for this course by running Windows on it using … Continue reading

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Samsung RV511 backlight and Fedora 20

Put Fedora 20 on my Samsung RV511 yesterday, everything worked out of the box except the backlight. Using the keys or the slider moved the animation but didn’t change the brightness – which was set to nuclear eye ball toasting … Continue reading

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Fedora from an Ubuntu point of view

In the interests of not becoming blinkered to one distribution, I thought I might give Fedora 11 a whirl.  Not having used Fedora since FC4, I was surprised to see the adoption of a live CD installation and relieved to … Continue reading

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Huawei E1550 on Ubuntu

Update: I’ve rewritten this article for 10.04.1, please post comments there and not here! Update: You no longer need to install udev-extras in Ubuntu 10.04. I picked up a Huawei E1550 pre-pay mobile broadband dongle, £39.99 with 3 Mobile including … Continue reading

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