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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.
  
For questions related to testing Fedora or about the quality of Fedora, please ask in #fedora-qa.
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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 [[Communicate/IRCHowTo|IRC HowTo]].
 
For information on how to use IRC, please visit the [[Communicate/IRCHowTo|IRC HowTo]].
  
==Getting help in #fedora==
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== 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 [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]].
 
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]].
  
When a release is no longer supported by the community, #fedora will no longer support.  For more information about releases when they have reached End Of Life, please visit [[Communicate/IRC/Fedora-EOL-Support|EOL Support]].
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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.
  
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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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.
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Below is a list of links that are commonly referenced in #fedora.
  
*[http://rpm.livna.org Livna RPM repository] - An additional repository for Fedora that includes many 3rd party applications and solutions.
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* [https://getfedora.org/ Fedora download page] - You can get Fedora's official install and live media here.
*[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://tinyurl.com/Live-respins Fedora Live-respins] - You can get an '''updated''' version Fedora's official live media with different desktop-environments. It's different from the former link in a way that it comes bundled up with some updates.  
*[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://rpmfusion.org/ RPM Fusion repository] - A repository that provides packages that Fedora doesn't want to ship, [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Forbidden_items read why].
*[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://rpm.livna.org Livna RPM repository] - An additional repository for Fedora that includes many 3rd party applications and solutions.
*[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.
 
*[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.
 
  
==Currently Known Issues==
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== Q&A ==
You should also review the [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/ Release Notes] for your version on Fedora.  Current common major issues with Fedora 9 are:
 
  
*Some have experienced that since the xorg-1.5 update, rhgb no longer worksThis does not affect all users and does not affect any of the functionality of Fedora.
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* [https://ask.fedoraproject.org/ Ask Fedora] - A community driven forum, which aims at solving user specific issues.
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* [http://fedorasolved.org Fedora Solved] - This site contains well-maintained, community written guides to common problemsIf 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.
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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.
  
*No ATI proprietary drivers due to an incompatibility with Fedora 9's Xorg version.  This is not a Fedora bug.  Users should use radeon or radeonhd instead.  Both open source drivers support 3D acceleration.  nVidia's drivers are available for the new Xorg.
 
  
*Virtualization through xen is not supported in Fedora 9 as dom0 is not available.  Please use vmware, qemu, or kvm for your virtualization needs.
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== Bug Reporting ==
  
 
For known common problems with current releases, please visit the [[Bugs/Common|Common Bugs]] page.
 
For known common problems with current releases, please visit the [[Bugs/Common|Common Bugs]] page.
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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.
  
 
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.
 
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.
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Latest revision as of 19:03, 24 May 2016

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

Below is a list of links that are commonly referenced in #fedora.

  • Fedora download page - You can get Fedora's official install and live media here.
  • Fedora Live-respins - You can get an updated version Fedora's official live media with different desktop-environments. It's different from the former link in a way that it comes bundled up with some updates.
  • RPM Fusion repository - A repository that provides packages that Fedora doesn't want to ship, read why.
  • Livna RPM repository - An additional repository for Fedora that includes many 3rd party applications and solutions.

Q&A

  • Ask Fedora - A community driven forum, which aims at solving user specific issues.
  • 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 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.


Bug Reporting

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

  • 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.

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