Tag: fc5

VMware need to re-run vmware-config.pl every reboot on linux

I found using VMware server or workstation on udev based linux kernel (2.6.x) hosts, that I had to re-run the vmware-config.pl script after every reboot – which is quite annoying when you want the guest OS to run as the service starts. The issue is that due to udev being a dynamic system, nodes are

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Yum upgrade FC4 to FC5 dbus session failure

Just solved an issue on a machine upgraded via yum from FC4 to FC5 tha had been bugging me for ages. The symptoms were that gnome power manager would fail with a message saying that dbus was not running and that eval `dbus-launch –auto-syntax` needed to be run. The other symptom I noticed was that

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Online banking HTML output to QIF, import to Grisbi

Had an issue in extracting info from our online banking facility into something a little more useful. I had decided on Grisbi (available for Linux and Windows®) as an appropriate tool to do what I was after. The challenge is how to get from my banking data into Grisbi. Firstly I checked with the bank

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Kernel Parameters after FC4 to FC5 upgrade (via yum) on an Acer Ferrari 4005WLMi

I recently decided to upgrade from Fedora Core 4 to Fedora Core 5 via yum upgrade. Everything seemed to go well, however there seemed to be a random machine lockup happening – I mean total freeze, had to power off to recover! The machine in question is an Acer Ferrari 4005 WLMi (Acer 4000 series)

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