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Fedora 19 and Gnome 3.8 tweaking

After a few false starts (Anaconda’s disk configuration is still a mess and very unintuitive) I managed to install the latest and greatest Fedora 19 on my home machine. I like the new introduction and things are looking good. I have noticed a few new things in Settings which are good a welcome site for people that like a little bit of choice. Things such as per application notification settings, media sharing, privacy settings and configuration for what appears in the applications search are all new.

Installing Thrift on Fedora 13 (Goddard)

From Thrift Site - “Thrift is a software framework for scalable cross-language services development. It combines a software stack with a code generation engine to build services that work efficiently and seamlessly between C++, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, Erlang, Perl, Haskell, C#, Cocoa, Smalltalk, and OCaml.” When I initially tried to install thrift I had some difficulty because of an error which follows. This error makes you think you need something to do with boost but I am pretty sure the issue was that I was missing gcc-c++