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Setting up Firefox to use Gmail for mailto links

Go to the following menus in Firefox:

Edit->Preferences->Applications

Look for the "mailto" Content Type and click the drop-down. You should now see "Use Gmail" as an option. Select it and click Close.

Now when you click on any mailto link it will send the email in GMail.

NOTE: if you are running an older version of Firefox you many need to manually register GMail as a mailto option. The following explains how to do that.

First login to your Gmail account in a tab.

GDM Autologin Without GNOME Keyring Password Prompt

Do the following to setup GDM to auto login with a specific account. Also setup the GNOME keyring to not prompt you for a password when connecting to a saved wireless network. First, edit the /etc/gdm/custom.conf file and add the following options: NOTE: Below is the older method that works with Fedora 12 and under:

[daemon]
TimedLoginEnable=true
TimedLogin=username
TimedLoginDelay=5

NOTE: This method works with Fedora 13 and up:

Adding Hulu Desktop to MythTV

cd /usr/share/mythtv
vi library.xml

Add the code below in whatever order you would like it to show in the Menu:

   <button>
     <type>STREAM</type>
     <text>Hulu Desktop</text>
     <action>EXEC /usr/bin/huludesktop</action>
   </button>

Now you can find the Hulu Desktop menu option by going to:
Media Library -> Hulu Desktop

UPDATE (04/11/2010):

After updating to MythTV .22 the above location of library.xml has changed.

It is now stored in:

Setting up X10 MouseRemote in Fedora

Untar latest source (version I modified) in /usr/src/mremote.

Run the following:
cd /usr/src/mremote
make
make install
cp mrlauncher /usr/local/bin
cp mouseremote /etc/init.d/
chkconfig mouseremote on
service mouseremote start

Add the following to /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
(note the AutoAddDevices option allows it to use the mouse/keyboard section below)

Setting up FreshRPMs and Installing libdvdcss

wget http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linux/11/i386/freshrpms/RPMS/freshrpms-…
rpm -ivh freshrpms-release-1.2-1.noarch.rpm
yum update freshrpms-release
vi /etc/yum.repos.d/freshrpms.repo (uncomment the #baseurl line)
yum install libdvdcss

NOTE: The FreshRPM servers in their repo file do not apear to be valid. Try manually downloading the RPM from here:

http://ftp.freshrpms.net/pub/freshrpms/fedora/linux/11/libdvdcss/
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