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Fedora login manager with multiple screen setup

I’m experimenting with making a switch to Linux for my main desktop, mainly driven by wanting Linux as a development environment for python, rather than Windows. After installing Fedora 21 Workstation version, its become annoying that the login manager, gdm, isn’t remembering the display configuration for my multiple-monitor setup.  I run Portrait Landscape Portrait setup…

Fedora virtualization setup as Xen dom0

In my previous blog post about choosing the right dom0, I came to the conclusion that in the face of an upcoming RHEL7 which is based on Fedora 19/20, it made sense to set up my dom0 for using Fedora 20. Given the similarity between Fedora 20 and RHEL7, it should be the same process…

Xen – which dom0 platform makes sense?

When I first started running Xen at home, it was on Fedora Core 6, and I was using hardware which didn’t include hardware-level virtualization support.  Crazy huh? Since the first iterations of my home server, I’ve been through Centos 5, and my current home server runs Scientific Linux 6 (SL6) for which I had to…