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Changing the default iPod application under GNOME 3

I’ve taken to using the rather nice cross-platform Clementine in lieu of Rhythmbox, which has been glitching and freezing since I upgraded to Fedora 16.  However, Nautilus (the file manager) was still proffering Rhythmbox when I plugged my son’s iPod … Continue reading

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Using multiple fetchmail instances for instant gratification

For various reasons I have 10 email accounts spread across various servers for the family and me, and have always used an instance of fetchmail to round-robin connect to these and download all emails locally (see my previous post about … Continue reading

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Pain with grub2 when upgrading from Fedora 14 to Fedora 16

I meant to blog this when it was still fresh in my mind, but frankly, it was such a nightmare upgrading my Fedora 14 box to Fedora 16 that I just wanted to put it all behind me and get … Continue reading

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Moving my emails (sort of) into The Cloud

I’ve been meaning to migrate my email to the “cloud” for some time now (well, a little local cloudlet), but my last attempt a couple of years or so ago came a cropper & scared me off.  But now I’ve … Continue reading

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Fedora 16 issues – part 2: Empathy

Finally seem to have gotten the GNOME IM tool “Empathy” partially working.  What a pain in the jacksie that was.

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Fixing some issues with Fedora 16

This should be a short one, I’m not going to explain much, just report a couple of issues I’ve had with Fedora 16 since updating from Fedora 14, and which took me some digging to sort out.

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Fedora 12 and amazonmp3

Just discovered that the rather nifty amazonmp3 utility supplied by Amazon to do its MP3 downloads still only supports up to Fedora 11 (among other Linux distros), and won’t run on my Fedora 12.  Fortunately, it’s fixable.

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