Colin Robinson

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Fedora

How to make Chrome use Deluge for magnet links in Fedora

Sep 2014 update: This was written for Fedora 17. Apparently the desktop file has been renamed to deluge.desktop (the sane choice). The three things you need to know: 1) Unlike Firefox, Chrome uses xdg-open to choose the default program to open a file. 2) You can set the default application for each type by using […]

How to install Compiz on Fedora 17 XFCE Spin

Let’s just be clear, this is not for the faint of heart. Why isn’t Compiz in the Fedora 17 repos? Compiz is a replacement window manager for the GNOME window manager called Metacity. When GNOME 3 came out last year, they replaced Metacity with Mutter. Apparently there are library incompatibilities that prevent Compiz from replacing Mutter. I […]