Fedora tips-yum error -existing lock /var/run/yum.pid: another copy

tipsIf you see error infor. "Existing lock /var/run/yum.pid: another copy",that means Yum is updating by itself,no worry. Of course,you may shut down the updating process by below two ways:~

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How to install Fedora 9 audio and video decodes

tipsFedora 9 audio player solutions:
# yum install rhythmbox gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-ffmpeg
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Fedora tips-speed up yum downloading

tipsI was ever sick of Fedora's yum downloading speed,because i am in out of America.After read several documents,i found out the way to speed up yum downloading.Their are 2 principles to speed up yum downloading,the first is to use better download tool,the sencond is to user faster source.You know,yum supports plugin,this fuction brings us more convinences.I have sumed up my experience to be 3 points to instruct how to speed up yum downloading as following:~

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SanDisk Cruzer Micro thumble USB stick doesn't support Fedora LiveUSB sticks?

help-iconI bought a 4G Sandisk Cruzer Mico Thumble USB flash today,I tested it with Vista,all are just fine,it supports Vista's Readyboost very well,however it doesn't support Fedora LiveUSB stick which was creat by Liveusb-creator.Whenever I boot it,i just see a blinking "-" ,nothing else.What's wrong with it?

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How to make the boot menu always time out?

If you are sick of the screen says""Booting Fedora in N seconds, press any key to enter boot menu" and waits N seconds till booting start for Fedora 8,you can try this tips:

Edit the /boot/grub/grub.conf file and place a # infront of hidden. It will now always bring up the boot list.

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Fedora 8 Games Spin (Live DVD) released

Fedora 8 Games Spin(Live DVD) is one of the bright spot of Fedora 8. This spin is made for game fans, it contains many kinds of games in linux world.Don't miss it if you like playing games.

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Fedora 8 Test 2 release

Fedora 8 Test 2 was released .This test version's new features as below:

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