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I am having lot of prbelom with this version relating to Flash. about:plugins shows 2 files for Flash player. When both are enabled, I am unable to play any YouTube videos, etc. When I disable the Pepper Flash version I am able to play videos, but lot of pages using flash become unresponsive. YouTube too becomes unresponsive many times.Hope this gets fixed in next release.
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==FGLRX driver from RPM Fusion (this will auto update with kernel update)==
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*first update system
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  su
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  yum check-update
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  yum update
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*reboot
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*in software manager enable "fedora 18 source\source-update"
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*Install require stuff to get work properly
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  su
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  yum install gcc kernel-devel kernel-headers wget
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==Add Rpm Fusion Repo==
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http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-18.noarch.rpm
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http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-18.noarch.rpm
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==THE DRIVER==
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*This will provide the latest driver and Control Panel Cat-13.4/13.8
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  su
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  yum install akmod-catalyst
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* if dependency check-out you will have to
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interact by typing Y to install
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*If all is good you need to rebuild the kernel. (NEED TO BE DONE EACH TIME AKMOD UPDATE HAPPEND FOR BEST RESULT)
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Type this in the terminal
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su
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new-kernel-pkg --kernel-args=nomodeset --mkinitrd --dracut --update $(rpm -q --queryformat="%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}\n" kernel | tail -n 1)
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aticonfig --initial -f
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*reboot
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Latest revision as of 23:06, 3 October 2013

Contents

[edit] FGLRX driver from RPM Fusion (this will auto update with kernel update)

  • first update system
 su
 yum check-update
 yum update
  • reboot
  • in software manager enable "fedora 18 source\source-update"
  • Install require stuff to get work properly
 su
 yum install gcc kernel-devel kernel-headers wget

[edit] Add Rpm Fusion Repo

http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-18.noarch.rpm

http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-18.noarch.rpm

[edit] THE DRIVER

  • This will provide the latest driver and Control Panel Cat-13.4/13.8
 su
 yum install akmod-catalyst
  • if dependency check-out you will have to

interact by typing Y to install

  • If all is good you need to rebuild the kernel. (NEED TO BE DONE EACH TIME AKMOD UPDATE HAPPEND FOR BEST RESULT)

Type this in the terminal

su
new-kernel-pkg --kernel-args=nomodeset --mkinitrd --dracut --update $(rpm -q --queryformat="%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}\n" kernel | tail -n 1)
aticonfig --initial -f
  • reboot

[edit] knowledge is free, so share it!