A new release of Fedora is out, which means an entirely new fight with hardware for a lot of folks. My struggle from Fedora Core 4 through Fedora Core 5 has been dealing with the synaptics driver for the touchpad on my Toshiba M45-S269 laptop. And with Fedora Core 6 out, the synaptics driver . . . → Read More: Turning off synaptic driver in FC6
Diverting from our normal comic book geekery, it’s time to tackle some tech related stuff.
As promised a while back, here’s the lowdown on getting the DRI radeon driver working on my desktop computer. I tried the proprietary ATI fglrx driver, but couldn’t get a vertical refresh rate above 60Hz. After some work, I . . . → Read More: Getting the free radeon driver working in Gentoo
The KDE desktop running on Linux, which is what I use at home and work, appeared in the opening episode of NBC’s “Heroes”. That is so cool to see the Linux desktop make its way into the mainstream. Also goes to show that the Linux desktops are good looking enough that most . . . → Read More: Linux and superheroes: Two geek tastes that geek well together
I’ve had a lot of luck fixing my various Linux related problems by stumbling into various blogs and personal websites. Rather than just take and take, it seems only fair that I start giving back when I figure out a solution to a problem.
I just updated to Fedora Core 5, and found most . . . → Read More: Turning off synaptic driver in FC5 without gsynaptics