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  1. I've been taking a wait-and-see approach to...

    I've been taking a wait-and-see approach to btrfs. I'm presently running a raid5/ext4 array and will probably replace the hardware later this year or early next year and was going to use that as an...
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    I want to clarify the directions the GNOME...

    I want to clarify the directions the GNOME project is taking, and to explain the rationale for various decisions. My end goal is to make people understand the project better, and trust it again.
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  3. Can someone briefly explain, to someone only...

    Can someone briefly explain, to someone only vaguely familiar with LLVM/Clang, what this means? As I understand, OpenMP is an API with libraries supporting various languages (C, FORTRAN, etc). When...
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    They definitely seem to be pushing towards...

    They definitely seem to be pushing towards becoming their own self-branded operating system. I'm thinking they aim to become something along the lines of Android minus the upstream contributions...
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    What's in your Gnome Shell environment?

    Yesterday, grege posted to a thread a list of Gnome Shell extensions that make the overall environment resemble Gnome 2.x. As someone who no longer uses Gnome Shell I found that pretty interesting...
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    GNOME is losing market and mind-share. ...

    GNOME is losing market and mind-share.

    There's an important lesson to be learned here. When you annoy a significant portion of your technical user base, you will lose those users as they find...
  7. So it's pretty much the same old story: despite...

    So it's pretty much the same old story: despite all the effort spent tweaking the OSS drivers, they're still running at a tiny fraction of the speed of the closed-source binary blobs. Other than...
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    Thanks. I'd been holding off upgrading until at...

    Thanks. I'd been holding off upgrading until at least the F13 code freeze. I figured that would also give time for user experiences with the new Ubuntu LTS to start trickling in.
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    I thought that the r600_dri.so missing error was...

    I thought that the r600_dri.so missing error was expected since 3D wasn't supported on the r600 yet (I seem to recall reading that somewhere on the X.org wiki)...

    Anyway, here are the currently...
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    Actually, I'm not sure of anything. :) I'm still...

    Actually, I'm not sure of anything. :) I'm still very much an ATI newbie.

    I haven't made any changes to any config files with regards to microcode so if it's downloading microcode, it's because...
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    Apologies. I should have posted the...

    Apologies. I should have posted the corresponding logs...

    Here is the Xorg.0.log when using the 'radeon' driver with default settings (no xorg.conf) :



    X.Org X Server 1.7.6
    Release Date:...
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    Scratching my head: AGP HD3650 2D performance

    Hi all. I recently replaced my machine's AGP nVidia Quadro FX 1000 with a Sapphire HD3650 (R600 I think?) and I was surprised and disappointed that 2D performance has decreased noticeably. I'm...
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    Actually, I haven't tried them lately. When I...

    Actually, I haven't tried them lately. When I initially installed Fedora 11 on this machine (a Thinkpad T400), I swapped between the ATI proprietary drivers and the F11's OSS drivers a couple times...
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    Behavior of Sketchup under Wine + fglrx

    Hi. I have two Fedora machines and one of them is experiencing some oddness running Google Sketchup 7 under Wine. Whenever the mouse pointer is positioned over the work area on the one machine, it...
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