Tag Archives: Fedora

Intel GMA 500 psb_gfx

I have been one of the frustrated owners of an Intel GMA 500 card – see how kick your friends face gma500 for details. Support for this card in Linux has historically been poor, at best, and X typically fails … Continue reading

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Fedora 15 remove kmod-nvidia

The post is in follow up to my post on installing the kmod-nvidia . I am a fanboi of the nouveau driver and the only reason I use the nvidia driver is when the nouveau driver fails. This means removing … Continue reading

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selinux MCS

This is the second post regarding selinux arising from security discussions at our LUG. Introduction Selinux uses MAC, or mandatory access control, to grant or deny access to files or processes. Multi-Category Security (MCS) is a method of giving users … Continue reading

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selinux sandbox

This is the second in a series of blogs arising from security discussions in my LUG. This month we covered selinux and here I will show some examples of using the selinux sandbox. Dan Walsh explains a selinux sandbox Introducing … Continue reading

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Privoxy on Fedora 15

I am a fan of Privoxy and initially had some problems on Fedora 15 in that privoxy failed to start on boot. A work around is to enable both privoxy and network service at boot. su -c "systemctl enable privoxy.service" … Continue reading

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extract deb on fedora

This is a short post regarding extracting deb on Fedora. The advantage of extracting a deb is that it contains the pre-compiled binary and associated files (libs, man pages, etc). This allows you to then review the contents of the … Continue reading

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How to install the nvidia driver on Fedora 15

I know, this information is posted in several locations, the problem is it did not work as I expected. I use nvidia cards (obviously) and when booting the Fedora 15 live CD (gnome and xfce) the nouveau driver failed. Although … Continue reading

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