Chapeau 20.2 interim release – [UPDATE]

The latest interim release of Chapeau is now available. Chapeau 20.2 brings the available ISO image up to date with the latest packages so that you don’t have to install a ton of updates after a fresh install. Apart from this the main difference is that the Plymouth graphical boot theme is now enabled by
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Forum logins & registrations!

A colleague kindly pointed out that there was no visible method of logging in or creating an account on the forums. I hadn’t noticed and I’ve been receiving notifications of account creations so assumed all was OK. How embarrasing! This is now fixed, the forums now have login & registration links over on the right
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Diablo III 2.0.1 update on Wine

Just updated Diablo III with the new 2.0.1 mega patch. Diablo III was originally installed using PlayOnLinux’s Diablo III installer which installs the game under a custom version of Wine 1.5.5. The 2.0.1 update not only upgrades the game but also updates the Diablo launcher to the new Battle.net launcher. First impressions of the game
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Challenged: Need For Speed World installation

Well hi to all, especially the LinuxGameCast guys who gave Chapeau a mention on LinuxGameCast Episode 76 after I sent them a hail. Pedro, LGC’s resident member of the Fedora-based gaming master race, is under the impression that running a 64bit OS can be more troublesome, especially when running 32bit games in Wine. Yes it
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Jan 15th 2014: Updates & Graphical boot

Jan 15th 2014: Updates & Graphical boot

A few new Chapeau packages were released last night which will be pulled in by an update to the chapeau-logos package. The noteworthy changes are; chapeau-packages The chapeau-packages rpm is a new meta package that will pull in new Chapeau packages as they’re released. Chapeau is still in it’s beta phase and much of the
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Steam error – GLX is not using direct rendering

Those of you eager to start gaming on Steam right after you’ve installed 3rd party non-free GPU drivers are likely to come up against an error regarding direct GLX rendering not being available to Steam. This issue occurs because currently Steam is only available as a 32-bit binary and and you may only have the
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Chapeau 20.1 interim release

  The first interim release of Chapeau has been released and will be downloadable as soon as the Sourceforge mirrors are updated. Chapeau 20.1 includes some package updates that have been released since Fedora 20’s general release on December 17th, also some build-time bug fixes mainly centred around the yum repositories have been fixed. The
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A new distro

Welcome to the first release of Chapeau Linux, Chapeau 20 Chapeau is a remix of the popular multi-purpose GNU/Linux distribution Fedora. Purpose Chapeau takes the work out of running Fedora as a desktop operating system by including software that the Fedora Project cannot include in the Fedora base. From the first boot of the live
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