Okay, one question at a time, even though I'm pretty sure it's just
two faces of the same problem.
In fedora14 users whose login shell (in /etc/passwd) is specified as
/sbin/nologin do not show up in the login dialog. In Fedora15, they
Does any one know of a setting to fix this?
I read in the man pages for xdm about /etc/shell, but /sbin/nologin,
for all that it seems to me it should not be in there, has been in
there since before fedora13. I tried taking it out anyway, but that
didn't fix anything. Not seeing anything else in the configuration
options that addresses this.
I would like to do an update on my Dell 9400 Inspiron which is running
275.43 nvidia drivers. Is there a command that will allow me this option
if need. Please help.
Lawrence Graves All things are workable but don't all things work.
I've been running Fedora 9 thru 14 in my lab over the years, but
these issues have me stumped.
Gnome3 works fine on some of my systems, but unfortunately my
classrooms machines with Nvidia Geoforce FX 5200 cards it only
works about 80%.
I've tired using gnome-tweak-tool, gconf-editor, and dconf-editor,
but have failed to find a solution that completely works.
gnome-tweak-tool comes the closest with using the Font option
and then changing the Text scaling factor to something else and
then back to 1.0. This will fix the text on the top panel/bar and the
gnome3 application list will show the text correctly in the far right
panel, but it does not stay set after a logout and requires manually
doing it after the next sign in.
Tried using strace to send the output to a file, but in just making
that one change it produced ofter 200,000 lines of output. Lots of
gettimeofday lines and others that I was able to filter out, but still
left me with 10,000 lines that did seem to have anything obvious
that might be a way to automate this process.
The gconf-editor and dconf-editor had lots of options, but none
seemed to be what I was looking for. There was a scaling factor,
but it didn't make the process work.
Setting the Forced Fallback mode does get it working with the old
menu style, but loses the gnome3, which seems to work mostly?
But this still leaves the sign on screen with issues.
Then Sign in screen has the top panel/bar with what looks like
light and dark brown lines going across the screen. The date/time
is all bunched up in the center and most characters are
unreadable. The 3 icons on the right are also messed up, but
mousing over them gets them to display properly while over them.
Click on the date/time displays the calander, but only parts of it
displays correctly. What should be Saturday December 31, 2011
shows up with urd y December , 20 . With the missing
charcters as blurred versions. The calendar below shows all the
text and numbers fine. In the Sign in Panel itself the Fedora Icon
shows up again as a number of brown lines at the moment, but it
sometimes has different colores, and sometines blocks of various
colors rather and the image. One time it did show the image
correctly, and the names were showing up in the older style, but
then a restart went back to the gnome3 style.
Michael D. Setzer II - Computer Science Instructor
Guam Community College Computer Center
Guam - Where America's Day Begins
G4L Disk Imaging Project maintainer
Number of Seti Units Returned: 19,471
Processing time: 32 years, 290 days, 12 hours, 58 minutes
(Total Hours: 287,489)
SETI 11634444.666745 | EINSTEIN 7064750.339851
ROSETTA 4089587.875779 | ABC 10117856.149962
My desktop siezes up every hour or so;
I can continue in the current desktop,
but cannot change to another desktop
or go to another application by clicking on an icon in the panel.
The problem cures itself in 20-30 seconds,
so it is not life-threatening.
I killall-ed upowerd, but that didn't do the trick.
There is nothing untoward in /var/log/messages.
The problem could be to do with Firefox or KDE or Fedora;
I'm not sure which.
I've seen a few comments on this,
but has anyone found a cure?
e-mail: gayleard /at/ eircom.net
tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College Dublin
I've installed f16 on a macbook pro and understand that I might be able to
get it to boot if I run gptsync from a rEFIt disc. But I cannot eject the
install disc in order to burn the rEFIt disc. I found the eject menu but it
doesn't seem to work. Any suggestions?
F15 on new HP dv7-6195 (i7/sandy bridge) cannot regain wireless
connection after awake from suspend. In KDE, I see notification "waiting
for authorization" and then a "key" icon appears over the wireless icon
in tray. In gnome, a dialog pops up with my wireless key (correctly
filled in) for me to confirm. After confirming, it keeps popping back up
every 30 seconds or so. Never asks for my password, just wireless key.
It is set to be stored in encrypted file.
Wired ethernet connection works fine before and after suspend and
wireless works fine only before suspend.
I have tried rmmod / modprobe to remove / add back the wireless driver.
Also, set selinux to permissive thinking it might be that type of problem.
Only reboot, so far, brings wireless back.
I have a new install of F16 on a Gateway laptop with an ATI Movility
Radeon HD4250 that I am not able to get any sound output through an hdmi
interface. I believe that I have the sound interface selected
appropriately. The speakers on the laptop work fine, but there is no
sound to the hdmi. I have also tested the hdmi receiver with a
different laptop and it is working satisfactorily.
Does anyone know if there are special drivers that are needed for this.
Your help would be appreciated.
Re: Thanks Joel.. and "Does the computer "think"..?
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On 29-12-11 00:00, Linda McLeod wrote:
Why is it possible for tens of thousands of subscribers to this list to
follow the mailing list guidelines, respect the goal of this mailing
list and show proper conduct when participating, except you?
What makes you so special that you think the rules do not apply to you?
That you think you can show such blatant disrespect?
Why do you choose to ignore several posts that point out that you are
out of line. Why do you continue your ridiculous behavior?
It's time for you to leave.
Bye-bye suckies.. maybe one day you'll have pulled yourn heads out yer
arses far enough to see I was really only trying to show you more
reality than your little box can hold.. go back to sleep...
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I tried using preupgrade to upgrade my F15 64bit to F16 and ran into
an issue with anaconda.
It gave me a somewhat confusion error:
Or, if you want to skip the picture link:
Title: Upgrade root not found
The root for the previously installed system was not found
So which is it? The title says the upgrade root isn't found but the
contents say the root of the previously installed system was not