Make ESI MAYA 22 USB work on Fedora 32

Posted on Fri 28 August 2020 in Fedora • Tagged with Fedora, Lenovo

The MAYA 22 USB is an audio interface you can easily connect over USB to your computer.

I like it for its small form factor and good build quality.

It works great with MAC, FreeBSD, Linux and Windows.

When I connected it to my Fedora 32 notebook the device was …


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Fedora 32 on a Lenovo T14 AMD Ryzen model

Posted on Fri 28 August 2020 in Fedora • Tagged with Fedora, Lenovo, Thinkpad

The T14 with AMD processor arrived and it is time for a short write up.

Specs

The machine I work with is powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U with Radeon Graphics. It comes with 8 Cores and 16 threads from 1.7 GHz - 4.1 GHz. Aside to …


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Fedora with selinux enabled running OpenVPN using NetworkManager

Posted on Sat 30 August 2014 in Fedora • Tagged with NetworkManager, OpenVPN, SELinux

On a Fedora or CentOS system with enables selinux you need to store your certificate and configuration in /etc/openvpn to avoid selinux is blocking the access of NetworkManager to this files. There is a way of setting some sebooleans to allow selinux to read them from user home directories …


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Boot using a iSCSI root from an usb-stick with bridged ethernet device on Fedora/CentOS

Posted on Sat 23 August 2014 in Fedora • Tagged with Fedora, Grub, initrd, iscsi, network boot

Today I had a nice discussion with someone on the Fedora IRC channel about a problem booting from an USB stick with an iSCSI root filesystem and a bridged interface. He was facing the problem that the brctl tool was not available at boot time. CentOS and Fedora are using …


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Custom Kernel on Fedora 20

Posted on Sat 23 August 2014 in Fedora • Tagged with custom kernel, Fedora, Grub, initrd, kernel, Linux

The last time I built a Linux kernel for my machine was quite a time ago. In my Linux hacking times when I did my private researches on how Linux works and how the software can be built for it, I used Gentoo and there it was normal to build …


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Dual boot system with UEFI and Fedora 20 and Windows 8.1

Posted on Mon 26 May 2014 in Fedora • Tagged with dualboot, Fedora, Grub, Linux, UEFI

In short sentences:

Yes it is possible! Even with secure boot enabled!

The long version:

On my workstation I use a dual boot configuration for some games and my Linux based development and testing. Since I am using a UEFI only configuration it was quite easy to use a dualboot …


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Latest kernel did not appear to be installed correctly in Fedora 20

Posted on Fri 31 January 2014 in Fedora • Tagged with kernel, security update, yum

Due to a known bug in Fedora 20 with some selinux updates I recognized a connected problem on my machine. While updating some packages I found this message:

Security: kernel-3.12.8-300.fc20.x86_64 is an installed security update
Security: kernel-3.12.7-300.fc20.x86_64 is the currently running version …

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Problems with missing locale files on Fedora 20 made libvirtd service not starting

Posted on Wed 15 January 2014 in Fedora • Tagged with Fedora, KVM, libvirtd, locale

Since I am using Fedora 20 now for a while on two machines I came over some smaller bugs with my configuration.

I installed my systems using the KDE spin and installed with en_US language but a german keyboard layout. It looks like something after installation on my workstation did …


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i3 tiling window manager version 4.5 released

Posted on Wed 13 March 2013 in Fedora • Tagged with i3, i3wm, rpm, window manager, Fedora, Linux

i3wm

The new version 4.5 of i3 and i3status 2.7 is available for Fedora 17 over my repository. Short how to update i3wm on Fedora17 can be found here.

The detailed release notes are available here:http://i3wm.org/downloads/RELEASE-NOTES-4.5.txt

If your using Fedora 18 there …


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Configure Trackpoint scrolling permanent in Fedora 17, Fedora 18, Fedora 19, Fedora 20

Posted on Fri 04 January 2013 in Fedora • Tagged with Fedora, thinkpad, Trackpoint

I used gpointing-device-settings tool to configure my trackpoint scrolling but the changes where not persistent and so I had to configure it manually.

Create /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/01-trackpoint.conf:

Section "InputClass"
 Identifier     "Wheel Emulation"
 MatchIsPointer "on"
 MatchProduct   "TrackPoint"
 Option         "EmulateWheelButton" "2"
 Option "EmulateWheel" "on"
 EndSection

After restarting X …


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