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FC6 Automount Problem

I just upgraded one of our machines from FC5 to FC6. After the process, the automount failed during startup. This is the message from the log. master_read_master: can't read master map auto.master This is strange,…

How to Prepare Intel RAID Disk for Multi-boot

I often help my users set up their machines for multi-boot. For older computers without RAID, it's quite easy. There is a nice GUI application QtParted to do it. The problem is QtParted doesn't work…

How to Restore Solaris Tapes under Linux

We retired our Solaris server several years ago. I thought I am done with it forever. I was wrong. One user asked me to restore some 8mm tapes which were backed up under Solaris. The…

How to Restore Grub on a Multi-boot Computer

I have made my Ferrari 3400 a triple-boot machine. I have Windows XP, Vista RC2 and FC6. The proper way to set it up is to install the XP first, then Vista and finally FC6.…

Compiz Key Combinations List

Here is a list of default compiz key combinations list for Fedora Core 6. Remember that you can always use gconf-editor to change the default key combinations if you don't like them. Legends: Button1: Mouse…

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Fedora Core 5 Installation Notes

Just downloaded the FC5 DVD iso from the mirror site. Here are some of the notes. The test machine is Acer Ferrari 3400. Note that most commands require root privilege. So, use su or sudo…