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linux:fedora_25 [2016/12/23 12:34]
jansen [New in F25, or in our Fedora setup:]
linux:fedora_25 [2017/03/17 08:51]
jansen [New in F25, or in our Fedora setup:]
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   * The KDE desktop in its latest version, calls itself ''​Plasma''​ so that is what you will have to select from the menu on the login screen if you want this desktop.   * The KDE desktop in its latest version, calls itself ''​Plasma''​ so that is what you will have to select from the menu on the login screen if you want this desktop.
   * Gnome 3.22 (see below for details)   * Gnome 3.22 (see below for details)
-    * The current version has Google Drive integration in the file manager, and various online calendars can be integrated in the desktop calendar utility.+    * The current version has [[linux:Google Drive]] integration in the file manager, and various online calendars can be integrated in the desktop calendar utility.
     * More integration is possible by means of various Gnome shell extensions that you can load for yourself from [[https://​extensions.gnome.org/​]]     * More integration is possible by means of various Gnome shell extensions that you can load for yourself from [[https://​extensions.gnome.org/​]]
   * Python is now available in version 2.7 and 3.5. If you had private packages or virtualenv installed for python 3.4, you may have to reinstall those for 3.5. Your python 2.7 packages should remain operational.   * Python is now available in version 2.7 and 3.5. If you had private packages or virtualenv installed for python 3.4, you may have to reinstall those for 3.5. Your python 2.7 packages should remain operational.
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   * VNC issues: Desktop environments that require hardware accelleration (3D desktop effects) are too heavy to be used inside a virtual desktop (VNC, X2GO). See [[VNC desktop issues]] for details and workarounds.   * VNC issues: Desktop environments that require hardware accelleration (3D desktop effects) are too heavy to be used inside a virtual desktop (VNC, X2GO). See [[VNC desktop issues]] for details and workarounds.
   * <​del>​iPython 5.1 is not yet working with python 3.5, so if you need ipython 5, use python 2.7. And if you need to use ipython in python 3.5, it is version 3.2 for the time being.</​del>​ (solved 2016-12-08)   * <​del>​iPython 5.1 is not yet working with python 3.5, so if you need ipython 5, use python 2.7. And if you need to use ipython in python 3.5, it is version 3.2 for the time being.</​del>​ (solved 2016-12-08)
-  * On the other hand, iPython notebooks only run with python 3 at the moment. Although jupyter-2 works fine, it will load a python 3 kernel for the notebook.+  * <del>On the other hand, iPython notebooks only run with python 3 at the moment. Although jupyter-2 works fine, it will load a python 3 kernel for the notebook.</​del>​
   * If you have your own python modules (eg a virtualenv, or local installs in own directories),​ these may have to be reinstalled for the new python versions.   * If you have your own python modules (eg a virtualenv, or local installs in own directories),​ these may have to be reinstalled for the new python versions.
   * Python'​s matplotlib has a couple of issues:   * Python'​s matplotlib has a couple of issues:
-    * Start by clearing its font cache, usually located in ''​$HOME/​.cache/​matplotlib''​ and see if that makes the difference+    * Start by clearing its font cache, usually located in ''​$HOME/​.cache/​matplotlib''​ and see if that makes the difference. Not all the font information is compatible with leftovers from previous versions.
     * <​del>​When using TeX fonts in matplotlib, saving the plot as pdf or ps will fail on most computers. Reason as yet unknown. Workarounds:​ save as something else, e.g. PNG, and convert the plot to the required type later. Or avoid the TeX fonts for the moment. \\ Another workaround is to use the [[matplotlib PGF backend]].</​del>​ SOLVED 2016-12-23     * <​del>​When using TeX fonts in matplotlib, saving the plot as pdf or ps will fail on most computers. Reason as yet unknown. Workarounds:​ save as something else, e.g. PNG, and convert the plot to the required type later. Or avoid the TeX fonts for the moment. \\ Another workaround is to use the [[matplotlib PGF backend]].</​del>​ SOLVED 2016-12-23
   * TeX package ''​psfig'',​ which has been obsolete for a long time, has now almost completely stopped working. Convertimng documents to newer packages such as ''​graphics''​ or ''​graphicx''​ is recommended,​ and is usually easy.   * TeX package ''​psfig'',​ which has been obsolete for a long time, has now almost completely stopped working. Convertimng documents to newer packages such as ''​graphics''​ or ''​graphicx''​ is recommended,​ and is usually easy.
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