So first time Fedora user here. Thanks to Eric and some other folk’s advise on the telegram group, I now can watch youtube videos on my Fedora 31 install. That was more work than it needed to be IMO, but ok whatever. I’m kind of digging Gnome, but i routinely accidentally bring up the “expose” task switcher view.
So far most other things I’ve tried work ok, but I’ve yet to get zoom working. Whether the flatpak or the rpm from zoom, when I try to connect to a meeting and click the “test audio” link, the settings window pops up, but nothing is in it (empty window with “Settings” in the title bar. If anyone has any suggestions for that, please let me know.
Also oddly, I cannot boot Fedora from another distro’s grub (wayland doesn’t start, I think). So I’ve been using UEFI switching to boot fedora’s grub. That’s fine, Fedora doesn’t necessarily have to work with other system’s boot loaders, just throwing that out there in case someone else runs into the problem. UEFI really is easier for a lot of things.
I also cannot boot the “rescue” option presented in the Fedora boot menu. I get a “you must load a kernel first” message. which seems like something the boot entry should be doing I think, if its a “rescue” type entry.
All my devices work OOTB, even the webcam, under wayland. So that’s nice. I haven’t tried screencapture or anything. “Software” is easy enough to navigate, and I picked up enough “dnf” commands get packages installed and removed ok, so that wasn’t too tough.