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So, I've spent a little time in the terminal, and I can't use the sudo command. I can't/don't know how to edit the sudoers file, and I need to use sudo to install flash (for chrome). :/

I really hope the drivers work. I am really liking Fedora so far. My favorite distro yet.

Fedora is mostly "su" based for root unless you setup the sudo list yourself (since I'm the only on my Linux computers I don't but that's a personal choice and other might recommend you make one anyway).

Also, you shouldn't need to install flash for chrome. I thought it came built in?
     
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Originally Posted by Rookie1337;12563928 
Fedora is mostly "su" based for root unless you setup the sudo list yourself (since I'm the only on my Linux computers I don't but that's a personal choice and other might recommend you make one anyway).

Also, you shouldn't need to install flash for chrome. I thought it came built in?

Yeah, but apt-get isn't recognized by su or something. :/

It isn't showing up in the plugins, so I can't enable it. I'm about to restart after it's all updated, I'll post what's new.
post #23 of 72
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This is depressing. :/
My mouse isn't working again. I've tried to do a few things, but I can't use sudo so they're kind of useless. :/

I had hope in this distro. It was working before. I don't know what happened. :/
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This is depressing. :/
My mouse isn't working again. I've tried to do a few things, but I can't use sudo so they're kind of useless. :/

I had hope in this distro. It was working before. I don't know what happened. :/

Wait.

Fedora has a nice little read me for you on there website to get you familiar to the differences.

Now, in Fedora you need to know that "yum" is you're version of "apt-get" and that to run "yum" you must enter super user through "su". If you set a root password (which you should have during the install) then you put that in. Then "yum install " or "yum update". I'm not certain since it's been a while since I've used Fedora.
     
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Wait.

Fedora has a nice little read me for you on there website to get you familiar to the differences.

Now, in Fedora you need to know that "yum" is you're version of "apt-get" and that to run "yum" you must enter super user through "su". If you set a root password (which you should have during the install) then you put that in. Then "yum install " or "yum update". I'm not certain since it's been a while since I've used Fedora.

Gah. So I should pretty much relearn what I know for Linux?

Is there anything special I have to do to install the drivers?
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Yeah fedora is real nice i think, i had it on my laptop for quite a while.... but yeah actually for fedora if you do a su -
and then enter and then after you enter the password you should get the root priviledges.
same as sudo su in ubuntu.
and it is apt-get in ubuntu and yum in fedora, both very similar....
I've never had any mouse issues in linux since about 2005 with my Logitech MX something or other.... now it all just works... i don't use any fancy mice tho'. As far as ATI drivers... i've never had the patience to make them work and nvidia just works with very little effort.... Stick with fedora or ubuntu... you can learn alot (it can be frustrating at times). If you google your problem, most times you find an answer (sometimes too many answers and you have to pick the right one). Good Luck!
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Gah. So I should pretty much relearn what I know for Linux?

Is there anything special I have to do to install the drivers?

I don't know if things have changed much since Fedora13 but proprietary drives and software were a pain in the as5 to get on Fedora. You should look back to Melcar's thread for the GPU as I believe he lays things out for Fedora there as well.

Or you could get mushroomboy to take you under his wing since he has the cookies. But you have to wonder where's the milk? tongue.gif

PS: What is this horrible mouse you're talking about again? I honestly have never heard of such a problem and the last post I've read in "archives" of similar was from 2006.

EDIT: Let me see if I can find my thread that discussed the differences in commands and such.
     
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post #29 of 72
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Originally Posted by Rookie1337;12564521 
I don't know if things have changed much since Fedora13 but proprietary drives and software were a pain in the as5 to get on Fedora. You should look back to Melcar's thread for the GPU as I believe he lays things out for Fedora there as well.

Or you could get mushroomboy to take you under his wing since he has the cookies. But you have to wonder where's the milk? tongue.gif

PS: What is this horrible mouse you're talking about again? I honestly have never heard of such a problem and the last post I've read in "archives" of similar was from 2006.

EDIT: Let me see if I can find my thread that discussed the differences in commands and such.

He does not. But I dropped down to root, and everything worked there. Until I restarted. Now it doesn't go past the screen with the bars. They go to the right, then screen flashes, and it says Fedora 14 with the bars complete. :/

I don't care which I'm doing, I just want it to work. sadsmiley.gif

It will not accept any input unless I press the mode button a lot. It's rather annoying. But I have some work arounds for that.
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He does not. But I dropped down to root, and everything worked there. Until I restarted. Now it doesn't go past the screen with the bars. They go to the right, then screen flashes, and it says Fedora 14 with the bars complete. :/

I don't care which I'm doing, I just want it to work. sadsmiley.gif

It will not accept any input unless I press the mode button a lot. It's rather annoying. But I have some work arounds for that.

Damn. ATI/AMD is pissing me off now. I don't want to lose another person just because one dumbas5 company can't get their act together. gunner.gif

Have you talked with Melcar about possible ways to fix it?

I can't believe it. For me getting drivers and most hardware beyond WIFI and microphones was far easier than windows could have ever turned out. I wish that was the case for you. helpinghand.gif
     
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