NetworkManager 0.70 breaks wireless for Intel 3945 users on Sabayon, here’s how to fix it

Well like I mentioned in my previous post, as I upgraded my system to KDE 4.2, NetworkManager 0.70 was also pushed in the update, and that broke my wireless. NetworkManager didn’t detect *any* of my network devices(yup, not even the ethernet port). A small post on Sabayon forums and I got the confirmation that I…

December 7th Fedora update breaks PackageKit, gives failed to get a TID Error

Well I’d just shifted to Fedora couple of days ago, and yesterday I’d applied the latest updates. Later on I thought I’ll explore the system a bit and decided to use the package manager KPackageKit (I’m on KDE). KPackageKit though, was not returning any packages. I thought I might have screwed up KPackgeKit, so I…

Disabling Auto-Refresh of Repositories in openSUSE 11

One of the heavily improved aspects of openSUSE 11 is the package manager and the way packages and repositories are handled. Although YaST [Yet Another Setup Tool, openSUSE’s system admin/configuration tool] is no longer the slow poke that it used to be, its still no match in terms of speed to Debian’s apt-get/Synaptic. One of…