Upgrading Fedora 35 to Fedora 36

Successfully upgraded my Fedora 35 work station to Fedora 36 today. ❯ cat /etc/redhat-release Fedora release 35 (Thirty Five) ❯ sudo dnf makecache ❯ sudo dnf upgrade --refresh ❯ sudo dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade ❯ sudo dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=36 Before you continue ensure that your system is fully upgraded by running "dnf --refresh upgrade". Do you want to continue [y/N]:y Transaction Summary ============================================================================================================================================= Install 114 Packages Upgrade 1859 Packages Remove 4 Packages Downgrade 1 Package Total download size: 2....

Published on 2022-05-15 · Updated on 2022-11-11 · 2 min · Danesh Manoharan

How to exclude a package when running DNF

I like keeping my workstation updated but prefer to leave the reboots for the weekends. So, I tend to ignore kernel packages when I run my updates. This is the way, sudo dnf update --exclude="kernel*"

Published on 2022-01-24 · Updated on 2022-11-11 · 1 min · Danesh Manoharan

Google Chrome extensions crashing in Fedora 15

Many have been complaining of their chrome extensions crashing in Fedora 15. In my case it was LastPass and Xmarks. The issue is caused by SELinux and the quick fix is to disable SELinux. Here’s how you get it done; Fire up a terminal cd to /etc/selinux/ vi the “config” file. Change “SELINUX=enforcing” to “SELINUX=disabled” Reboot, launch Chrome and your extensions should be working fine.

Published on 2011-05-30 · Updated on 2022-11-11 · 1 min · Danesh Manoharan