Fedora 18: Can't Unlock the Screen

After the latests Fedora updates I'm getting a boring problem with the unlock: I can normally login after the startup but not after a lock screen (CTRL + ALT + L for example). Looking into log you should find something like the following: Mar 25 13:33:15 notebook gdm-password][12579]: AccountsService-WARNING: Failed to connect to the ConsoleKit s…

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Fedora Utils: tweaks for your preferred distro

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 surfin…

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Fedora 16 boot problem after install

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…

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Aggiornamento Firmware Dell da Linux

Da buon maniaco degli aggiornamenti, nel passaggio dalla F11 alla F12 ho voluto provare anche a dare una ritoccatina al BIOS del PC, visto che usavo la versione A08 ed era stata rilasciata da un po' la A10. Andando sul sito di Dell per l'aggiornamento, viene ovviamente proposto un simpatico EXE che dovrebbe fare tutto da solo; peccato che su linux …

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