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Must craft mines

How can I improve my computer's performance enough to play Minecraft? [more inside]
posted by Made of Star Stuff on Oct 8, 2011 - 18 answers

Will I be punished for my inability to choose?

Linux Question: KDE, Gnome, keeping things seperate, the future etc. (Ubuntu/Fedora). [more inside]
posted by rosswald on Dec 16, 2010 - 12 answers

I miss aptitude.

Okay, all you Red Hat / Fedora hackers - please, please explain to me this probably-very-simple aspect of the way the YUM package manager works. How do I just uninstall something without trashing everything that package touches? [more inside]
posted by koeselitz on Jul 4, 2010 - 20 answers

Does Crossover Office actually work?

Have you used CrossOver Linux (the Codeweavers version of Wine)? Does it work well with MS Office 2007? I've installed regular Wine and MS Word on my (Fedora 12) computer, and it works like crap. I was curious if the commercial version worked any better. Thanks. [more inside]
posted by bluefly on May 7, 2010 - 10 answers

Are dereferenced open streams implicitly closed?

Java filter: Are dereferenced InputStreams implicitly closed? [more inside]
posted by nikkorizz on Aug 28, 2009 - 5 answers

No reserved blocks in ext2 on Aspire One?

Why is it OK to have no reserved blocks in ext2 on the Acer Aspire One? [more inside]
posted by Busy Old Fool on Apr 6, 2009 - 4 answers

Linux Filter: Calling out all Linux experts, searching for the best route to learn Linux!

Linux filter: Calling out all Linux experts. I need to learn administrative Linux in a rather short period. Looking for the best online resources, tutorials, cheat sheets, tips etc. [more inside]
posted by wile e on Nov 10, 2008 - 10 answers

Just need a folder of my own, that's all!

Would anyone care to comment on the most practical way, given access to a command line Fedora box, I can obtain a copy of a folder and its contents? [more inside]
posted by dance on Sep 2, 2008 - 7 answers

Avoiding duplicate frames while encoding VCR output using MEncoder

Using MEncoder on Fedora 7 Linux and a bt878 TV card, how do I avoid or work around duplicate frames when encoding video from a VHS tape? [more inside]
posted by remi on Aug 16, 2007 - 9 answers

Si, si, SE!

Upgrading to Fedora means my linux NAT/webserver now contains SELinux which seems like a pretty swell improvement, but I can't seem to find instructables to get me into the swing of it. You got maybe links or books to recommend?
posted by Ogre Lawless on Jul 17, 2007 - 2 answers

Where's the Source?

I am a Linux newbie. I just installed Fedora Core 5 and I'm looking for the source. [more inside]
posted by iconjack on Oct 24, 2006 - 7 answers

Wireless 802.1x with Fedora Core 5?

Trying to get a wireless 802.1x connection working in a more-or-less vanilla Fedora Core 5 installation and not making much progress... [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Jul 25, 2006 - 2 answers

The Question is not Linux itself, but what flavour?

IT Experts and Linux Fans - I need your advice cutting through the clutter. Can you please recommend the best linux distros for Beginner, Intermediate and Expert users? There are so many options out there and most people only skim the surface. [more inside]
posted by Funmonkey1 on Jul 25, 2006 - 24 answers

I don't want to pay for bloody TiVo!

I know about MythTV and Freevo. My question to the hive mind is [more inside]
posted by evariste on Jun 19, 2006 - 30 answers

Parts to build a cheap(ish) Linux Desktop PC?

Looking for the component suggestions on what is the "sweet spot" as far as price/performance to build a cheap-ish desktop Linux PC. I've already got a great monitor and a KVM switch, just need to build the box. I'd like to keep the cost in the $500 range. [more inside]
posted by de void on Apr 14, 2006 - 12 answers

Cross platform games for girls

FamilyEntertainmentFilter: I have three pc's, two run windows (one dual-boots XP and Blag linux) and the third is an old PII that runs Fedora. I also have three daughters who all like being on the computer at the same time. [more inside]
posted by rinkjustice on Apr 1, 2006 - 3 answers

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