Category Archives: Linux Desktop

LinuxMint – Why package manager failed to start

I haven’t used my Linux Mint maya for about half year.  Today I logged in,  did a system update with the following command: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo reboot Then when I logged in again and tried to … Continue reading

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Open application in other language in Gnome

Due to the bad(or even ugly compared to Windows 7) look and feel of Chinese character in my Gnome desktop, I set my default language to English, then everything looks better. However, I want some special application to show up … Continue reading

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Setup Linux as wifi hotspot with NetworkManager

First of all, note that if your wireless card does not support master/hostap mode, you can only use ad-hoc mode, which allows only one device to connect. Secondly, NetworkManager only support WEP for ad-hoc mode, so don’t select other Security … Continue reading

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Fedora 15 下安装 Openfetion 2.2

本文简要描述在Fedora 15系统下编译安装Openfetion 2.2的办法 在Linux下编译安装软件,做多了就会知道,常见问题无非就是缺少依赖的库(头文件或者共享库)。下面给出的命令假设你以普通用户登录系统,并且这个用户具有sudo成root的权限。 1. 安装所需软件开发包 sudo yum install cmake libnotify-devel gstreamer-devel \ NetworkManager-develgtk2-devel openssl-devel libXScrnSaver-devel

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Install fedora 15 from usb

This assumes that the capacity your USB drive is no less than 4GB. Install grub4dos to the USB. Use grubinst to install grub4dos MBR to the USB, then copy the grldr file in grub4dos package to the root directory of … Continue reading

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