Starting up VLC on Fedora 11

May 28, 2009, 7:39 a.m. video

Since updating to Fedora 11 a few days ago, this is what I have been seen when ever trying to use VLC (the system completely freezes up if I try to use totem!) VLC media player 1.0.0-rc2 Goldeneye Bus error Trying updating, tried removing and re-installing. Tried jugging the repositories to see if ...

F11 and Back to Square 1.

May 25, 2009, 6:39 a.m. bootstrap , lame , toast

After going into all that trouble with Fedora 11. I landed back on square one thanks to Palimpsest. Since the time I upgraded to F11, It kept warning me about a hard drive that is on the verge of failure. Now I am someone who has suffered a lot from drive failures the most recent one was in October. ...

No more nokia

May 22, 2009, 11:22 a.m. lame , toast

No more Nokia for me. Nokia is to mobiles what M$ is to computers. They sell lousy phones for a hefty prices. I started using Nokia phones only after Siemens mobile finally hung up the towel. The camera on my E71 stopped working with in a month. This is a known issue and widely recorded on many webs ...

Fedora 11 woes

May 21, 2009, 6:49 a.m. lame , video

Like with Fedora 10 playing videos is not easy on Fedora 11 either. VLC player simply will not start. VLC media player 1.0.0-rc1 Goldeneye Bus error Tried to do a yum update hoping that this is a bug that has been fixed. Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit Setting up Update Process Resolving Depende ...

Fedora 11 and Tweetdeck.

May 19, 2009, 7:54 a.m. javafx , lame , RIA

Having become a twitter addict, tweetdeck was amongst the first batch of applications that I tried to¬† install on my fresh Fedora 11 installation. But to install, tweetdeck you need to install Adobe Air and that got off to a bad start. [[email protected] ~]# /home/raditha/Download/AdobeAIRInstaller.bin ...

Fedora 11 Preview

May 18, 2009, 7:26 a.m.

A couple of weeks ago, I downloaded Fedora 11 and a couple of days ago I managed to find the time to install it on my desktop. It was running Fedora 10 at the time and the upgrade, like all past upgrades didn't go smoothly. Since I have had so much trouble with Fedora updates in the past, my tactic ...

Is that a Phone or a Lemon

May 14, 2009, 12:40 p.m. lame , toast