[CentOS] bad text under KDE and C7

Tue Jul 17 14:59:51 UTC 2018
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Michael Hennebry wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jul 2018, Pete Biggs wrote:
>> On Sun, 2018-07-15 at 09:06 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
>>> I've been looking.
>>> I keep finding claims that Fedora live CD's exist,
>>> but not actual images.
>> https://getfedora.org/
>> specifically
>> https://getfedora.org/en/workstation/download/
>> What it actually does is to download Fedora Media Writer which when run
>>  downloads the correct image and writes it to a memory stick.
> Won't boot for me.
> I keep getting kernel panics and am real tired of the power button.
> I have to boot C6 with acpi=off, but that did not help.
> Something about sync, attempt to kill process 1, kernel panic.
> I'll see whether I can find something else.
>>> To be clear:
>>> flv and avi caused it to complain about the lack of mp4 codecs.
>> Yes, because MPG codecs are not license free.
> I hadn't realized flv and avi were synonyms for mpg.

They're not. Those are two *different* vidao/audio file formats. Each one
needs its own codec.
>>> Is there something dragon or totem will play out of the box?
I like mplayer.