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I've been using Linux and Unix professionally since 1995, mostly in Linux-related sysadmin/systems architect jobs supporting academia. I generally know my stuff, but am very happy to learn something new and to be corrected when I'm wrong. Currently, I am the Fedora Project Leader.


Mar
9
revised Why does httpd give an error following a symlink into my home directory on Fedora?
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Mar
9
answered Why does httpd give an error following a symlink into my home directory on Fedora?
Mar
7
answered How to escape from command line interface in fedora21?
Mar
3
revised Starting Services without Systemd?
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Mar
3
comment No diskspace on AWS Image?
@blackcud Yes, sounds like it.
Mar
3
answered No diskspace on AWS Image?
Mar
3
comment Where to find the RPM file of GIMP for installation?
Unlike with Windows, it is typical for software packages to come from the distribution you are using, rather than directly from the software's authors. So, this will depend on what distribution you are using. Fedora? openSUSE? Mandriva? Something else?
Mar
2
revised Do I have multiple python on my computer? and how to uninstall one of them?
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Mar
2
answered Do I have multiple python on my computer? and how to uninstall one of them?
Feb
27
answered Starting Services without Systemd?
Feb
22
answered why does my desktop still act a lot like fedora 20 even after upgrading to fedora 21?
Feb
22
answered Not able to boot into graphical environment in fedora
Feb
21
answered Fedora 21 - Show and hide Terminal
Feb
15
comment What are the pros/cons of deb vs. rpm?
@FaheemMitha Citation for Fedora, at least: fedoraproject.org/wiki/Staying_close_to_upstream_projects
Feb
14
revised Why would someone use joe?
let's not forget borland
Feb
13
revised spamassassin adding blank lines when wrapping long headers: how to make it stop?
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Feb
13
comment spamassassin adding blank lines when wrapping long headers: how to make it stop?
@wurtel The lines actually are like that. (If they weren't, then there wouldn't be a problem in the mail client.)
Feb
13
asked spamassassin adding blank lines when wrapping long headers: how to make it stop?
Feb
12
comment Intel HD 4400 external display with linux
On mine, it shows up in the bios. You might have disabled optimus/nvidia. I did on mine initially until I discovered this exact issue. (There are some experimental hacks to get Optimus working, but easiest is to just use the Nvidia card. Should work with Nouveau, unless you need serious 3D)
Feb
12
comment Intel HD 4400 external display with linux
Is this one of the Thinkpad models with "optimus" dual Nvidia and Intel graphics? I discovered that with mine, the Intel just isn't connected to the external ports; you must use the Nvidia card.