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Gnome 3

So, I’m trying to really try Gnome 3. There are a few problems: 1. Heat. It’s definitely hotter than Xfce. 2. Fonts. Some fonts, like on my blog, for instance, are fuzzy. I got most of them fixed, but some … Continue reading

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Installing LibreOffice

So, um, I googled this and found no easy instructions for installing LibreOffice. The only instructions I found looked arduous. I don’t like 37-command-line-commands to get a popular program installed. So, I took a guess and it worked: sudo yum … Continue reading

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Grrr…

I installed that program EasyLife, and I think it screwed with my system font settings. All the text is now kind of fuzzy. I can’t figure out how to easily uninstall the danged thing, either. Bah. I want to basically … Continue reading

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Update: still on Fedora

So, after nuking everything except Mint, I installed Fedora 20 Xfce spin and set it up to my liking again. It’s been my daily OS since then. Yesterday, I found a pretty cool script for adding a few things that … Continue reading

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Btw, regarding time here…

I have no idea where this setting originated, but WordPress was apparently just assuming that I was UTC-6. I changed the setting in Settings to Los Angeles, and the time is now correct. Kind of weird.

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Fixed System Time

I was kind of surprised how hard this was. I must have inadvertently selected the wrong time zone when I set up Fedora, so my clock was off by an hour (MDT instead of PDT). Oops. I figured it’d be … Continue reading

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Netflix

So, not that I watch Netflix that often, but it’s the only thing I could never use in Linux before. No more! This link, worked (I am on Fedora 20 Xfce edition, I should add). The main thing to note … Continue reading

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More on Fedora

So, I don’t know what the deal was with Fedora updates being so slow before, but it’s great now. I was having ridiculously slow speeds before. I cancelled the install of Chrome TWICE because it was taking so long (dial-up … Continue reading

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Fedora 20 XFCE Initial Thoughts

So, I’ve got Fedora 20 XFCE installed. Easily the best default Fedora I’ve ever had. For instance: My laptop isn’t overheating. That may actually be due to my replacing the CPU paste sometime recently, though. Anyway, it (my Thinkpad t60) … Continue reading

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CrunchBang

I’m using it right now after Debian repeatedly failed its install. And, um, I can’t really blame Debian. It was apparently a corrupt CD. Stupid CDR’s. Oh well. Anyway, I booted into CrunchBang because Debian fried my bootloader, which meant … Continue reading

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