Tag Archives: fedora

iptables, firewalld and Fedora 18

After setting up httpd in my Fedora 18, I was not able to get access to my own web server. I thought it was related with firewall within the local network, like port 80 being blocked. However, thanks to Mingwei … Continue reading

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Add a new syscall into Linux kernel – for fedora 18 with kernel 3.8.7

Adding a new syscall into Linux kernel would be tricky for the beginners (like myself), especially considering the kernel source tree structure changes among different versions. It seems most of the online tutorials focusing on older versions of kernel (2.6.X) … Continue reading

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webcam on Linux (Fedora) – issues with Skype

Install a webcam on Linux is kind of tricky. The problem is almost none of the manufacturer would provide the Linux driver when delivering their products. And again, the power of open source community would be the hero again. There … Continue reading

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Nvidia, sucks – issues related with the official GPU driver and CUDA on Linux (Fedora 18)

Nvidia, you SUCK! If you are planning to install the latest official GPU driver for your latest Linux, which means most probably you wanna try CUDA, then please BE WARE! I had installed the 310.xx version of Nvidia Linux driver, … Continue reading

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Make my own Linux workstation – Dell Precision T5600 + Fedora 18 + Mate

An introduction to my recently constructed¬† Linux workstation: WORKSTATION: Dell Precision T5600 MONITOR: Dell UltraSharp 2412M POWER: 825W CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2609 4-core 2.40GHz (http://ark.intel.com/products/64588/Intel-Xeon-Processor-E5-2609-10M-Cache-2_40-GHz-6_40-GTs-Intel-QPI) MEM: 8G ECC 1333MHz GPU: 512M Nvidia NVS300 HD: 500G WD 7.2K XL500S RAID: H310 … Continue reading

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