I finally had time to test the latest version of XBMC media center (version 11) on my Fedora 16.
My first test was using directly the rpm provided on rawhide repositories (fedora and rpm-fusion-free) but in this way many others components will be updated (like gnome for example) because the package is produced for Fedora 17.
So, following this little guide that provides all necessary steps, I built XBMC directly on my Fedora.
The only things to add at the end, is to export the lib folder for the normal user (at — (Read more)
Anytime I installed a new version of Fedora (I used to make fresh installation to prevent any possible package errors/compatibility) I spent lot of my time reconfiguring my installation with the stuffs: installing additional repository, configuring flash player (hoping it will die in the future), install java, …, …
This time I discovered surfing on internet Fedora Utils, and incredible project (simple but useful) that make all this configuration for you. You have just to select what you want and — (Read more)
In this latest version of Fedora distribution, developers decided to format disk using GPT label on it. The problem is that many BIOS can’t recognize disk as bootable after the installation, so that you cannot access to your new system.
After hours spent trying to fix my installation (without success), I noticed that on the knowing bugs page there was the real solution to the problem, even if, in my opinion, it’s not well explained.
Anyway, if you want to install — (Read more)