Tag: yum

Magma Digital at LAMP and Beyond

Web development has an ever-changing landscape with new technologies emerging every day. Choosing which technologies to adopt and invest in can be a daunting task, which is why we firmly believe in getting involved in the community that surrounds your programming language and development approaches. If you would like to know more about a particular technology

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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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Segmentation fault using RPM

I’ve got a CentOS 4.2 machine (x86_64 variety) that usually runs very sweetly, with hindsight, the adage if it ain’t broke don’t fix it comes to mind! There I was doing the usual ‘yum update’ then the next thing ‘segmentation fault’ – agghhh! Anything I tried with yum resulted in the same problem, so turned

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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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