Category : "Fedora"

20 Top Things to do after installing Fedora 23

Make Fedora 23 better So you have just installed Fedora 23 on your machine and looking for some great experience. This post shows you how to tweak your Fedora system and install additional apps to make your system more useful and user friendly. This includes installing must have utility apps, enhancing multimedia support on the support, and tweaking some settings. 1. Setup good ...

How to install multimedia codecs on Fedora 22/23

Fedora 23 Installing multimedia codecs would allow you to play more audio and video formats than what you Fedora system can play using free tools. Most of these codecs are proprietary and non free which Fedora does not include. In order to install these, you need to add some extra repositories and install. 1. Setup RPMFusion repository The rpmfusion repository provides lots of software ...

How to install Chromium browser on Fedora 23

Chromium browser on Fedora 23 The Chromium browser is the open source version of Google Chrome browser and has pretty much all the features that Chrome has, excluding proprietary plugins. Chromium is not available in the default repositories of Fedora yet. So it has to installed from a different repository. The instructions are made available at the following page - https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Chromium Setup the "spot" repository Run ...

How to install hwinfo on Fedora 19/20 and CentOS 5/6

Hwinfo - Hardware Information Tool Hwinfo is a command line utility to probe and gather information about hardware components on a system in a easy to read format. It was initially a opensuse specific tool that was later compiled for other systems like Debian, Fedora, Arch etc. Hwinfo is not available in the Fedora repositories, and neither is it present in any ...

How to setup Virtualbox guest additions on Fedora 20

Fedora 20 (Heisenbug) is currently the latest release and if you want to try it on VirtualBox then install the guest additions for full functionality. Installation is simple and takes a few steps, but involves download and updates which would require some bandwidth. 1. Update Fedora The first thing to do is to upgrade all packages and make the system uptodate. $ sudo yum ...

18 Things to do after installing Fedora 20, the Xfce spin

Fedora with Xfce Dis-preference for Gnome 3 and un-necessity of KDE is the reason why I mostly choose the Xfce desktop when working on or trying out newer or unknown distros. And when working at length, I often tune the desktop to my whims. Xfce is perfect when productivity is high on priority but not at the cost of functionality ...

How to setup Remi repository on CentOS 5/6 and Fedora 18/19/20

Remi repository The Remi (Les RPM de Remi) repository provides the latest version of various software packages related to php and mysql for redhat based linux distros like centos, fedora and RHEL. It provides php, mysql, pecl packages, pear packages any many other open source/free php applications and libraries and many other php related packages. So its designed to assist in ...

Install Virtualbox 4.3 on Ubuntu / Debian / Fedora

VirtualBox VirtualBox is a free virtualisation software for x86 based systems and is available for most of the popular OSes like linux, mac and windows. It runs on a host system and supports running other OSes as guest. It earlier belonged to Sun and now to Oracle. At the time of this post, virtualbox 4.3.2 is the latest version and was released ...

Install virtualbox guest additions in Fedora 18

Virtualbox guest additions on Fedora If you are trying out fedora inside virtualbox then you need to install the virtualbox guest additions in order to get better hardware support like proper screen resolution, mouse scroller support and shared clipboard. Installing virtualbox guest additions on fedora 18 is pretty simple. First prepare the system by installing the following. Update all packages. $ sudo yum distro-sync Install ...

Install the lxde desktop on Fedora 17

The LXDE desktop system is a lightweight desktop alternative to the Gnome and KDE desktop systems. It is an excellent choice if you are running linux on low resource hardware like an old pc or netbook. It consumes lesser RAM and CPU compared to Gnome and KDE making it ideal for systems which have limited resources of these. So here are ...

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