Ubuntu sudo dpkg -i Fedora 16 equivalent?

I want to install LibreOffice, so I downloaded the big archive, extracted it into my Downloads folder. I know how to do this on Ubuntu with sudo dpkg -i, but don't know the Fedora 16 equivalent of this command. When I select all the RPMs and hit enter, it opens an individual window for each one. Hel ...

Switching from Ubuntu 11.10 to Fedora 16

I am switching from Ubuntu Oneiric to Fedora 16 and I need some help.My current setup has /home on a separate partition and I need to know which files and folders I need to remove before reinstalling Fedora over it.I have found several posts about this, but they all seem to be related to the Gnome D ...

Ubuntu Duel booting with Fedora 16?

I am currently running Ubuntu 11.10 but I would like to duel boot with Fedora 16. The the reason for this is I am studying for the Linux system admin' certificate and I would like some experience of using an RPM distro - without having to give up Ubuntu of course! Several months ago I formatted my d ...

Ubuntu Unsupported graphical card on 11.10 & 12.04 release while OK with Fedora 16

(L)unbutu 11.10 & 12.04 alpha1 fails to support my graphical card (in the sence that the screen is heavy vertically interlaced, to a point that one can not see what's on the screen).OK with Fedora 16 & AV Linux 5.0.2RE: http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/6894/get-information-on-your- ...

Ubuntu Grub2 listing Fedora 16 twice

I have a triple boot setup on one drive and am only using Grub2 from Ubuntu 10.04.When I run sudo update-grub I get Generating grub.cfg ...Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sda1Found Fedora release 16 (Verne) on /dev/sda6Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-35-genericFound initrd image: /boot/init ...

Quad-boot Ubuntu / Kubuntu 11.10, PCLinuxOS 2011 and Fedora 16... -- GRUB2 Help

Ello.. I'm making a quad boot system with 6 partitions (1 is swap, 4 is main os'es and 5th is a testing part for the trying of other os).I knew something like this would happen because since PCLOS uses GRUB Legacy it'd cause some commotion, but how do I get it to boot in this condition?Some things t ...

Ubuntu WiFi hotspot automatically turns off after several seconds

Ubuntu 11.10Gnome 3.2Up-to-date system with full default settings and UnityWhen I choose 'Use as hotspot' in Network settings application - ad-hoc is created (I've detected that from my iPhone - it sees it in wifi networks list). But after several 10-20 seconds ad-hoc is dropped and I receive a noti ...

Ubuntu System76 with Fedora?

I know this gets asked from time to time, but any possibility of System76 with Fedora?My old laptop is becoming outdated and I am eyeing the Starling or Lemur.My introduction to GNU/Linux was RedHat Linux. Fedora is comfortable to me and my preferred distro.Currently I have fedora 15 (in fallback mo ...

Ubuntu Fedora VS Opensuse

I tried Gnome 3 yesterday and I really like it (except for no shutdown button, but there are tweaks for that) so I want to switch to a Gnome 3 distro. I am considering Fedora 16 and Opensuse 12.1. I kinda like Fedora (Systemd, no mono) but I heard it isn´t very user friendly. Is Opensuse more user ...

Ubuntu Learn from Fedora for bluetooth-nautilus problems

I installed fedora 16 with gnome 3.2,Linux kernel 3.1.My friend gave me Ubuntu 11.10 and I tried it.The only problem is while mounting a phone via bluetooth Fedora 16 managed to open phone contents in nautilus while ubuntu failed to do so.Sending and receiving is normal.Has Fedora team corrected the ...

An introduction... and a gripe.

all, new to LF, just registered... I guess I could tell everyone where I'm from and what I do, but since this is a place for discussing Linux, I should start with my Linux Testimony. :^)have been using (I guess I should say having flirtations with) Linux off and on since I was first introduced to it ...

Ubuntu Trying to setup 3TB ext. USB drive as bootable with GPT

I've been trying to study various other threads, such as(http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1843547) and http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1838078 in an attempt to set up a newly-purchased Seagate 3TB external USB drive with GPT partitioning and use it to boot Ubuntu Oneiric and, in the ...

Ubuntu Cannot Boot into 11.10 Get a weird error.

I have not used Ubuntu since 10.04 and I thought I would give it a try again.After I install it and try to boot into it for the first time on my desktop computer I get the grub screen I pick Ubuntu and not my Win7 install. It goes to a black screen with white text that appears to be running a diagno ...

Ubuntu First time ever: Multimedia keys not functioning as well as they should.

Been using Linux since Ubuntu 7.10. I've never had any issues with this until I installed Oneiric last night, so this is completely new and Ubuntu-specific. Fedora 16 beta worked fine (same kernel version, etc).Multimedia keys are sluggish in their reaction time, and the colours do not change. Norma ...

Ralink RT5390 in Ubuntu 11.10

This is the information that I have about the card:Ralink corp. RT5390 [802.11 b/g/n 1T1R G-band PCI Express Single Chip]Ubuntu 11.04 did not recognize and I had to follow a tutorial in which i needed to install some patchs and a driver. The tutorial is: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1743 ...

Help from the ubuntu developers

This is not someone fussing but one crying for ubuntu to fix the problems and i don't mean the ubuntu community there great but the people writing the ubuntu O.S. i tried fedora 15 with gnome 3 using both virtual box and off the live cd everthing worked fine nothing and as far as any bugs none was s ...

Ubuntu Has anyone tried and tested PinguyOs 11.10 Alpha

A preview of this OS is svailable for download. I am using it right now via USB live install; i must say it puts the Fedora 16 slickness to shame--this thing is fast, super fast! via USB.Gnome shell with all the Ubuntu goodness--I am even more impressed with this approach; also did I mention it also ...

Ubuntu How much space shold I give to root paritition

My hard disk is only 80 GB and I have 3 OS installed as per the image attached to this thread. They have been installed in the same order as described below. I am actually triple-booting without any problem as of now.1. Windows XP Professional (NTFS, 16 GB)2. Fedora 14 (LVM, 27 GB)3. Ubuntu 10.10 (E ...

Ubuntu Issues with wireless networks and Meru wireless gear?

I've been tinkering around with newer releases of Ubuntu lately. We're currently running an array of 11.04 machines without any issue. I fired up 11.10 on my machine and noticed one of our buildings acting weird. After some pinpointing, this is the basic synopsis of what we're seeing (I'm noting the ...

Ubuntu Add/Remove software slow on f16

So, I installed Fedora 16 to give it a whirl, and everything is great so far, except the Add/Remove program. Every time I search something in it, it takes 2 min to display a list of options. I though it's ok for the first time, but not now. Is it the same with everybody else? ...

Ubuntu problems burning CD

Hi. In a nutshell I'm trying to burn a boot CD. I'm burning using Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm attempting to burn Debian 6, Fedora 16 and Linux Mint LXDE (current release, can't remember version). I'm burning using K3b. The burn doesn't fail but the CD is always unreadable apart from one that reported a cap ...

Ubuntu how to avoid manually updating grub

I have dual boot system with Ubuntu 11.10 (installed first) and Fedora 16. I have actually two problems.how to avoid manually running update-grub after a Fedora kernel update?after running update-grub, the kernel parameters passed by fedora are missing the grub conf file in ubuntu.Please let me know ...

Ubuntu grub2 dual boot problem

hi. i have a pc with ubuntu 11.10, fedora 16, and xp on it. have been multi booting successfully for years. ubuntu and fedora both have grub2. ubuntu is the primary boot mgr. run update-grub on ubuntu and it finds all the OS's just fine.problem is this pc requires acpi=off to boot. in fedora in /boo ...

Ubuntu [11.10] Unknown Display Driver for Intel GM45

In System Info, under Display tab, the driver is set to "Unknown".I believe this is causing problems with heating issues and fan issue. I have just tried booting with Fedora 16 liveCD, and under system info, display drivers, it's set to, "Intel® GM45 Express Chipset".How can I m ...

Ubuntu 11.10 - no sound on Panasonic Toughbook CF52

Just downloaded and installed on Panasonic Toughbook CF-52, no sound.Have same problem on Mint 12RC, Fedora 16 and OpenSuse 12.1 too.Card is an HDA Intel (AD1884).I can get sound from headphones but speakers are no go.In sound settings I only have 1 output connector 'headphones'?!I've amended the al ...

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 242

http://fridge.ubuntu.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/newspaper-icon4.jpgWelcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 242 for the week of November 14 - 20, 2011.In This IssueAsk Mark, Wednesday, 23 November, 1500UTCCommunity Council Meeting Time Change12.04 Ubuntu Developer Summit ProceedingsUbuntu ...

Ubuntu Can't install Nuvola Player

I downloaded the tar.gz file from their Launchpad site (https://launchpad.net/nuvola-player) and followed the instructions in the README.Fedora file. It worked fine until I got here:[kathryn@Kathryn-Fedora google-music-frame-0.3.2]$ ./waf installWaf: Entering directory `/home/kathryn/Downloads/googl ...

Unable to Access Internet with Reliance NetConnect ZTE AC2737 on Ubuntu 11.10

Hi! I have Dual-boot System (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10). I recently bought Reliance NetConnect ZTE AC2737. I switched ON my PC and booted into Ubuntu 11.10. Then I connected My Reliance NetConnect Modem in my PC. Inserted Reliance NetConnect Driver CD and tried to install the driver for Ubuntu. As ...

Ubuntu Gnome Shell -Where do icons go?

It seems that whatever you install, chances are the icon will end up in "other applications" in the gnome shell dash. On the other hand, in Unity the icons are sorted properly.A few weeks ago it was the other way around, in Unity most icons were uncatagorized whereas they were sorted prope ...

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 243

http://fridge.ubuntu.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/newspaper-icon4.jpgWelcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 243 for the week November 21 - 27, 2011.In This IssueCareer Days: From Developer to CEO Wrap-upOfficial UDS-P group photo and personal photo setEdubuntu Council ElectionsUbuntu 12.04 ...

Ubuntu Mouse pad (tap and drag) problem in 11.10 x64

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 on my new laptop with an ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad (first mouse I've had with two finger scroll, love it!). However, in 11.10 this mouse doesn't work right. When I double-tap and hold on the titlebar wanting to move the window it can't be done. The mouse cursor changes in ...

Ubuntu Why I prefer Unity

There is a lot of hatred fired at Unity and my guess is that it's mostly techies. I've become a fan and here's why.I started using Linux about a year ago. As a total newbie, I found Ubuntu quite inviting, and I liked the Apple-esque interface of Gnome.I then installed 11.04 and wasn't sure I liked i ...

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 244

http://fridge.ubuntu.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/newspaper-icon4.jpgWelcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 244 for the week of November 28 - December 4, 2011.In This IssuePrecise Pangolin Alpha 1 Released!Ubuntu 12.04 Development updateStories and saying thanksUbuntu StatsAkademy FR at Ca ...

Ubuntu How to disable auto-login or change DE from terminal

Greetings,I was messing around with different desktop environments, and I tried scrotwm. Clicking did nothing, the keyboard did nothing, but I knew the system was up and running and not frozen because the clock continued to do it's thing. Anyhow, unhappy with that I wanted to try a different WM so I ...

Ubuntu Laggy animation effects

hi, I'm trying fedora 16 but I had the same problems also on ubuntu.maybe you could help about some stuff.first things first, I know i got a terrible video card but, unity's, gnome 3's and kde's (simply linux's?) animation effects shouldn't be this laggy compared to windows 7's. it's not slow but, w ...

Ubuntu 10.04 64bit on dektopPC - wireless problem

My desktop PC's wireless card seems to be having trouble with Linux. I've tried openSUSE 12.1 and Fedora 16 and they all gave me the same problem. (Here's the thead I opened in Fedora forums http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?p=1539313#post1539313)Now, I'm back on Ubuntu 10.04 and I've got ...

Ubuntu Gnome shell doesn't get along with Nvidia 173

I've read http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1880458&highlight=gnome+shell+themes+unity%3F and that doesn't fix my problem.To sum it up, gnome shell won't open if I have the proprietary nvidia 173 driver installed. It would open to the desktop background with desktop icons, but nothing els ...

Ubuntu Sudden laptop shutdown, beeps on reboot

I have a System76 Pangolin Performance (panp7 if I recall correctly) running Fedora 16 64bit and I have been experiencing a rather inconvenient bug last night.I was just finished transferring videos from a USB camera and my laptop shut down suddenly. No warning, no error message. Sudden power off. I ...

I've not found anything as excellent as Gnome 2 desktop on Ubuntu 10.04

Oh! tragedy.Soon no more:http://www.winchesternw.org.uk/Screenshot.pngI've grown used to using Ubuntu, its facilities and the Gnome 2 desktop.The prospect of having to use the Unity desktop in the future is abhorrent.OK I have until April 2013 to continue with 10.04 LTS being supported.In preparatio ...

Ubuntu Restore XP to GRUB

I just installed Fedora 16 on my laptop.However it seems GRUB has not installed properly and i cant seem to be able to boot into my old Windows XP.Is there a way to restore windows XP to the GRUB menu?[I know im not supposed to post fedora stuff here but i did want to go through the pain of register ...

Ubuntu Install hangs up on password

Hello, I know very little about how Ubuntu works, but I know I greatly dislike Windows and Mac, and prefer to limit how much money I am required to give them.I have a desktop pc with an AS Rock A75M motherboard, Nvidia Ge Force 8400 PCI Express x16 video card, AMD A6 3500 processor, Integrated THX s ...

Ubuntu Need help to get video out over HDMI with Nvidia ION

I have a Shuttle XS35GT (not V2) with Nvidia ION graphics and both VGA and HDMI out. Recently i installed Ubuntu 11.10 from Live CD and hooked it up to my Philips 47" LCD with the HDMI cable only. Nothing happened, no picture, the TV just said "No Signal".I rebooted and took the cable ...

Soundblaster 16 PnP on fedora 2

there, i recently install fedora 2 in my pc but I don't have any kind of sound on it, because fedora do not recognize my soudblaster.I alredy try many ways to put it on but I can't.please someone help me... I nedd my music...My soudblaster is a Soundblaster 16 bits PnP from Creative ...

LiveCD released for Fedora Core

Red Hat last month released the Fedora Core 6 LiveCD. The tools used to create it can also be used to create your own custom LiveCDs.It's designed to look identitical to the full release of Fedora Core 6, having Gnome 2.16 and X.org 7.16. Very nice. But how come it took Red Hat so long to create one ...

db2 udb SQL6031 error on Fedora core 6 linux

This was installed recently on my desktop which has fedora core 6. This used to work perfectly. I used to update linux with daily updates, after few updates this started giving issues. I am not sure what happened. I don't know how to proceed further. Any help appreciated.I am getting this error when ...

Error Messages Executing Performance Expert 3.1 over Fedora 9 (32-bit)

Executing DB2 Performance Expert Client tool version 3.1 over Fedora 9 in x386.I recently upgrade from Fedora Core 8 to Fedora Core 9 ...The messages returned was:db2inpe@PEXPERT bin$ Locking assertion failure. Backtrace:#0 /usr/lib/libxcb-xlib.so.0 0xc23767#1 /usr/lib/libxcb-xlib.so.0(xcb_xlib_unlo ...

problem trying to triple boot Fedora, Opensuse and XP

all...I have a system with Fedora 8 and Win XP dual booting and working fine.Now I am trying to install OpenSuse and trying to triple boot.I am right now posting this from the OpenSuse LiveCD and I am stuck at the Yast partitioning step.This is my disk layoutDEVICE SIZE F TYPE MOUNT/dev/sda 149 GB S ...

Fedora Core 1 With Windows XP Help

Hi, i Am running windows XP pro and trying to setup a dual boot with Fedora Core1, i have installed win Xp on a partition NTFS on C:\ Drive this hdd is a 10 gig hdd i use for os's i have created a 2 gig partition for XP and left the remaining 8 gig free (raw) , XP works fine.. i boot of Fedora core ...

MIDI keyboard Fedora Core 3

I recently acquired a MIDI keyboard, and I'd like to mess about with it in Fedora Core 3. I've got it connected to the game/MIDI port on my soundcard, but no dice. Nothing I've tried has enabled my system to even notice that it's there. I've tried modprobing a number of different modules, but to no ...

iptables script needed for Fedora Core 3. please help !!!!!

I have the following setup:1. Linux PC (Fedora Core 3) with 2 Netwrk Card, one for local Network(192.168.1.10) , and other for Internet sharing (172.16.1.2, Gateway 172.16.1.1 (connected to ADSL Router)).2. Linux has qmail, squirrelmail, squid, Samba, etc.3. Windows NT (192.168.1.5) with Norton emai ...