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Google Maps on N9 and N900: help, please, Google

So for months I’ve used to get a mostly-usable Google Maps interface for my N900. This seems to have been the standard way to do it for N9 users as well. (Ovi Maps is useless: its public transit routing is awful and it just doesn’t have the ‘interesting places’ database that Google Maps has, […]

PSA: bad nss update for F16 messing up yum

As Fabian Deutsch noted recently, some F16 users might be seeing yum somewhat inexplicably failing to download repomd.xml for the Fedora repositories, which will stop you being able to install updated packages. Seth Vidal mentioned in the comments that this was caused by a bad nss update. To complete the information, the offending build of […]

Stupid Fedora tricks

I decided to make the F17 jump early here Chez AdamW, and just for laughs, I hereby present the following Stupid Fedora Trick: That’s Neverball, running inside GNOME Shell, running in a Fedora 17 VM, on a Fedora 17 host. Unstable enough for ya?! Impressively, it’s just about playable, though the graphics are bit messed […]


listening to the end of Dancing with the Stars before Castle came on: “The impressive part [of tomorrow’s show]…Andrea Bocelli and Flo Rida!” *blink blink*

Fedora 16 is gold, but more importantly…

EDIT: A previous version of this post listed the release as 2011-11-10, it’s actually 2011-11-08, my error! We did not delay two days or anything. So we just got done signing off on the Fedora 16 release. It’ll be going out according to the (post-Beta) schedule, on 2011-11-08. Mark your calendars! It’ll be a fun […]