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This page contains helpful links with solutions to commonly asked questions in #fedora.  Users should check the resources here for answers first before asking in #fedora.
 
This page contains helpful links with solutions to commonly asked questions in #fedora.  Users should check the resources here for answers first before asking in #fedora.
  
==Getting help in #fedora==
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For questions related to testing Fedora or about contributing to quality assurance in Fedora, please ask in #fedora-qa.
The #fedora IRC support channel is a very useful resource to the community of users.  It allows end users to ask questions directly to the community.  All off topic conversation should be directed to #fedora-social.  For more information about what this channel is for and our Code of Conduct, please visit [[Communicate/IRC|the IRC wiki page]].
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When a release is no longer supported by the community, #fedora will no longer support.  For more information about release when they have reach End Of Life, please visit [[Communicate/IRC/Fedora-EOL-Support|EOL Support]].
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For information on how to use IRC, please visit the [[Communicate/IRCHowTo|IRC HowTo]].
  
For more information about how to use the #fedora support channel to get help, please visit [[Communicate/IRC/Maximizing_Support_from_IRC|Maximizing_Support_from_IRC]].
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== Getting help in #fedora ==
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The #fedora IRC support channel is a very useful resource to the community of users.  It allows end users to ask questions directly to the community.  Anyone is invited to get help, but please be polite and do not flood the channel.  if you need to paste something, please use [http://fpaste.org fpaste].  All off topic conversation should be directed to #fedora-social.  For more information about what this channel is for and our Code of Conduct, please visit [[Communicate/IRC|the IRC wiki page]].
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For users of older Fedora versions that are [[Communicate/IRC/Fedora-EOL-Support|End of Life]], please consider upgrading to a newer version.  You can get community support for older versions at #Fedora-EOL.
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For more information about how to use the #fedora support channel to get help, please visit the [[Fedora_Channel_FAQ|Fedora Channel FAQ]].
  
 
There are also support channels in languages other than English available.  These channels are named as #fedora-cc, where "cc" is the country code.  There are also other Fedora channels used by specific groups within Fedora.  For more information about other channels and languages, please visit the [[Communicate#IRC|communication]] page.
 
There are also support channels in languages other than English available.  These channels are named as #fedora-cc, where "cc" is the country code.  There are also other Fedora channels used by specific groups within Fedora.  For more information about other channels and languages, please visit the [[Communicate#IRC|communication]] page.
  
==Common Resources==
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== Common Resources ==
 
If you are having a common problem, such as needing a driver for your wireless card or looking for where to file a bug, chances are you can find the information you need here first.  Below is a list of links that are commonly referenced in #fedora.
 
If you are having a common problem, such as needing a driver for your wireless card or looking for where to file a bug, chances are you can find the information you need here first.  Below is a list of links that are commonly referenced in #fedora.
  
*[http://rpm.livna.org|Livna RPM repository] - An additional repository Fedora that includes 3rd party drivers and media codecs.  You can find ati (for Fedora 8) and nVidia proprietary drivers packaged here.
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* [http://rpm.livna.org Livna RPM repository] - An additional repository for Fedora that includes many 3rd party applications and solutions.
*[http://fedorasolved.org|Fedora Solved] - This site contains well-maintained, community written guides to common problems.  If you are looking for a guide to show you how to get your wireless card to work or how to get mp3s to play, this is a great place to look.
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* [http://fedorasolved.org Fedora Solved] - This site contains well-maintained, community written guides to common problems.  If you are looking for a guide to show you how to get your wireless card or media files to work, this is a great place to look.
*[http://http://spins.fedoraunity.org/spins|Fedora Unity] - This site contains re-spins of the Fedora install media that come bundled with all available updates up to the date of the re-spin.  This can save you a lot of time otherwise spent on downloading hundreds of MB worth of updates after an install.
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* [http://spins.fedoraunity.org/spins Fedora Unity] - This site contains re-spins of the Fedora install media that come bundled with all available updates up to the date of the re-spin.  This can save you a lot of time otherwise spent on downloading hundreds of MB worth of updates after an install.
*[http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora|Fedora download page] - You can get Fedora's official install and live media here.
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* [http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora Fedora download page] - You can get Fedora's official install and live media here.
*[http://http://fedora64.org|Fedora 64] - This community driven site offers support and information for running Fedora with the x86_64 architecture.
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* [http://fedora64.org Fedora 64] - This community driven site offers support and information for running Fedora with the x86_64 architecture.
*[http://bugzilla.redhat.com|Bugzilla] - You can browse and submit bugs for Fedora.  If you would like to report a problem you have found with Fedora, please submit it here.
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* [http://bugzilla.redhat.com Bugzilla] - You can browse and submit bugs for Fedora.  If you would like to report a problem you have found with Fedora, please submit it here.
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* [http://fedoraforum.org Fedora Forum] A strong community-driven support forum of Fedora users.  You are likely to find a discussion relevant to what you are looking for here.
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For known common problems with current releases, please visit the [[Bugs/Common|Common Bugs]] page.
  
==Currently Known Issues==
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For a comprehensive list of all currently known problems, or to submit a problem that you have found, please visit the [http://bugzilla.redhat.com Bugzilla] page.
Here is a list of known issues with our currently supported releases.  In addition, you should also review the [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/|Release Notes] for your version on Fedora.
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*ATI has yet to release drivers compatible with the new Xorg released in Fedora 9.  The open source radeon and radeonhd drivers support 3d acceleration and should be used instead.
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*Xen does not work with Fedora 9 as dom0 is not available.
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Revision as of 17:55, 27 May 2010

This page contains helpful links with solutions to commonly asked questions in #fedora. Users should check the resources here for answers first before asking in #fedora.

For questions related to testing Fedora or about contributing to quality assurance in Fedora, please ask in #fedora-qa.

For information on how to use IRC, please visit the IRC HowTo.

Getting help in #fedora

The #fedora IRC support channel is a very useful resource to the community of users. It allows end users to ask questions directly to the community. Anyone is invited to get help, but please be polite and do not flood the channel. if you need to paste something, please use fpaste. All off topic conversation should be directed to #fedora-social. For more information about what this channel is for and our Code of Conduct, please visit the IRC wiki page.

For users of older Fedora versions that are End of Life, please consider upgrading to a newer version. You can get community support for older versions at #Fedora-EOL.

For more information about how to use the #fedora support channel to get help, please visit the Fedora Channel FAQ.

There are also support channels in languages other than English available. These channels are named as #fedora-cc, where "cc" is the country code. There are also other Fedora channels used by specific groups within Fedora. For more information about other channels and languages, please visit the communication page.

Common Resources

If you are having a common problem, such as needing a driver for your wireless card or looking for where to file a bug, chances are you can find the information you need here first. Below is a list of links that are commonly referenced in #fedora.

  • Livna RPM repository - An additional repository for Fedora that includes many 3rd party applications and solutions.
  • Fedora Solved - This site contains well-maintained, community written guides to common problems. If you are looking for a guide to show you how to get your wireless card or media files to work, this is a great place to look.
  • Fedora Unity - This site contains re-spins of the Fedora install media that come bundled with all available updates up to the date of the re-spin. This can save you a lot of time otherwise spent on downloading hundreds of MB worth of updates after an install.
  • Fedora download page - You can get Fedora's official install and live media here.
  • Fedora 64 - This community driven site offers support and information for running Fedora with the x86_64 architecture.
  • Bugzilla - You can browse and submit bugs for Fedora. If you would like to report a problem you have found with Fedora, please submit it here.
  • Fedora Forum A strong community-driven support forum of Fedora users. You are likely to find a discussion relevant to what you are looking for here.

For known common problems with current releases, please visit the Common Bugs page.

For a comprehensive list of all currently known problems, or to submit a problem that you have found, please visit the Bugzilla page.