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Re: [SLUG] Fedora Core 2 Blues Sound/Mouse
- To: woodgrove@xxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Fedora Core 2 Blues Sound/Mouse
- From: Mike MacCana <mikem@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 20:57:40 +1000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 2004-06-17 at 13:14, woodgrove@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I tried to upgrade to Fedora Core 2 from Redhat 9, as I
> needed to upgrade to the latest GTK2.
> The result was that the sound card would not work,
Fedora now uses ALSA
system.config-sound will help you set up your card
Make sure the volume (master and PCM / PCM2 are turned up)
> there was nothing on the desktop (except those items I
> moved there from the link),
~/Desktop is the new standard location for Gnome / KDE desktops. The old
place was ~/.gnome-desktop. I'd have thought things would've been moved
for you , but maybe not.
> X complained about not
> being able to activate the XKB configurator,
Open your X config file and set:
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
It's prolly currently set to XFree86. That'll fix the problem, and
this'll be done by default in future.
> disappears in a puff of smoke after the starting has
> finished (no explanation offered),
How odd. What does it say if you try running it from the command line?
> a number of other X
> applications behave similarly, it seems not to support
Indeed, 2.6.5 doesn't support firewire. There'll be an update soon
(maybe already) to fix this.
> and I have not been able to get the LIRC
> (Linux Remote Control) driver to work with it
Don't know about this one, I use bluetooth.