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Re: misc questions

On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 00:40 -0400, Amadeus W. M. wrote:
> 1) I have two machines, suggestively called FC4 and FC2. On FC4 I'm
> running NFS and I export two partitions to the local network. On FC2 I use
> automount to mount them. All is well as long as the firewall is off on
> FC4, but there's "no route to host" or something like this when I bring
> the firewall up on FC4. I opened 2049, 111 tcp and udp on FC4, to no avail. 
> What ports should I open on FC4? 

I don't know if this has changed for FC4 but for FC3 if you edit the
'etc/sysconfig/iptables' file, on the 2nd last line is a line something

"-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-host-prohibited"

if you insert on the previous line 

"-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -j LOG"

You will get what is being blocked by the firewall in you 'messages'
log, this should help you figure out what ports need to be allowed

> 2) What ever happened to Start Here? I really liked to have a container
> with all the system and preferences tools, rather than choose them from a
> menu list as it is now. 
> 3) Would it be possible to have an option in the FC4 installer to choose
> between graphical or text boot? I really hate it that every time I have to
> manually change the boot level to 3.
> 4) Is acroread 7 available anywhere? I can't seem to find it on any
> repository. I did check out evince, and it's fine, but I need to give
> slide-show presentations and acroread is the tool for that. 
> 5) On a laptop on which I just installed FC4, the Ctrl key is not in the
> right place (that's a sin!), i.e. in the lower left corner. In it's place
> is the Fn key. Is it possible to swap the two? I ran xev and it does see
> the Ctrl key, but it does not see Fn, so I suspect it's not possible, but
> I asked anyway.
> 6) Is support for dxr3 included in FC4?
> 7) I'm sad to see things like gv go (hopefully pan is coming back), but
> I'm "happy" to see that I have 40M of japanese fonts. Is the tetex-xdvi
> dependency to japanese fonts really necessary? Can that be removed?

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