Whats the proper/normal way of setting up GRUB for a CentOS 6 installation that boots using UEFI? Ive recently set up such a system, but for technical reasons I mentioned in an earlier post, I booted in legacy mode during installation, which mean..
After moving my CentOS 6 installation over to a new PC, the GRUB start-up screen looks a bit strange. On the old machine, the menu area and splash image would cover the entire screen, but now they occupy only a small rectangle in its centre. I th..
Ive got a bit of an issue after I switched to a new laptop for my CentOS 6.9 installation: Im using a Logitech cordless keyboard and mouse that communicate with the system via a so-called unifying receiver. If this unit (a small USB thingummy) is connec..
Has anyone else had problems opening attachments in Mozilla Thunderbird under CentOS 6 lately? I find that when I open the application and select a message with attachments and double-click on one of them, everything works as expected. But, if I ..
Is there any way to customise the top panel in CentOS 7 with GNOME 3 (which I recently tried for the first time)? Specifically, I want to add application launchers, as it will make start-up faster than the standard alternatives. (Because you can m..
Im trying to connect my CentOS 6.8 laptop to the wireless net at work, which is secured with WPA2 and AES. Ive done this successfully in the past using NetworkManager, but a new safety feature was recently introduced: A CA certificate is required. Af..
Is anyone here using smb:// URLs to access Windows shares? Ive been doing this for a while with common file systems at work, and it used to work just fine. Then I while back, I started getting issues; I will now just keep getting asked for a passw..
Hi.Does anyone else have issues with the GNOME help viewer on CentOS 6? I think it mostly worked a while back, but after some recent update or the other, I have problems like:1.Nothing happens when I click Desktop User Guide or GNOME Desktop Accessibil..
Im trying to set up my work laptop, which has CentOS 6.6, for easy NFS access to a NAS disk at home. I cant set for a normal permanent mount, since most of the time, the filesystem will not be available. I know several different ways to mount temporar..
Is anyone here using a Logitech wireless mouse our keyboard or whatever using a unifying receiver. Any luck with pairing new devices with the unit?Ive tried various different programs from the net thats supposed to be able to do this, but they all f..