I am using the Mate desktop on CentOS 7 and have found that the mouse intermittently becomes unresponsive for a few seconds, typically no more than 3-5 seconds. I do not remember seeing that when I used the regular Gnome desktop on CentOS 6 but I co..
I frequently exchange e-mails, read and write documents and visit Chinese websites although the language of my computer is English.As I was translating a Chinese document yesterday, I had three characters I was not able to translate and after much hair-pull..
How do I best encourage maintainers to update the software they are responsible for in various repositories?Akema Yagi made sure kmod-jfs for CentOS 7 was updated amazingly fast which is greatly appreciated. On the other hand, I have requested upda..
What is the best tool to compare file hashes in two different drives/directories such as after copying a large number of files from one drive to another? I used cp -au to copy directories, not rsync, since it is between local disks.I found a ment..
Is anyone running any open-source home automation software on CentOS and willing to share ex..
I just read about gdevilspie on this list the other day and downloaded it for my mate desktop. Although it installed, it complains that python-wnck is not installed.Does anyone know if it is supposed to work on mate? I would have expected it to inst..
I have been using the KeePassX password manager on CentOS 6 and 7 for some time and it works pretty well. On my Windows machine I use KeePass which offers a number of features missing from KeePassX, I also sync the database between several machin..
I recently bought a Brother HL-L2360DW printer, a BW printer, and I was hoping the printer properties settings GUI could be used to adjust how colors are printed. There is a print-color-mode setting but it only has one selection: monochrome.I was wonder..
I have not been able to find the markdown plugin for Geany for CentOS 7 on EPEL despite a number of other plugins being available. I filed a bug report some time ago so it may eventually be resolved.In the meantime, has anyone found it in a reposit..