First of all, the answer depends on which desktop you want to run - KDE
or GNOME. If latter, I'd stronly recommend upgrading your desktop to
gnome 2.10. You can do it using yum or apt-get from various
repositories. I use the one on www.nrpms.net. Also DAG repository
(http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/apt/) is great. Freshrpms.net sometimes
can be useful as well. And, sure, don't forget "Fedora extras". These
repositories contain a lot of prebuilt bleeding-edge packages. If you
have any interest in java, www.jpackage.org is your friend.
For movies, I use totem and mplayer, for mp3 - beep-media-player (gtk2
fork of xmms) and rhythmbox.
Regarding the screen - the answer depends on the HW you got.
On Sun, 2005-03-27 at 14:17 +0100, Patrick Crowley wrote:
> Hey guys,
> Total newbie questions here. I have installed Fedora Core 3 and now I
> need to configure a few things and download some software to play mp3,
> movies, etc..
>> What do you guys have ruinning on your machines?
>> Also I believe you must configure a file or two to get the proper
> screen resolution, Fedora is only showing up 800 x 600 but i know my
> screen goes higher. Any ideas?
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