Virtualbox installation on Fedora Linux This short howto will guide a Fedora user with a steps on howto install VirtualBox on a Fedora linux system.

System: Fedora 14 Laughlin , i386


Virtualbox Version: 3.2.12 for Linux

First, become a root and install all required prerequisites:

# yum install SDL make automake autoconf gcc kernel-devel dkms

By default your Fedora Linux system comes with a OpenJDK Java fetched from a standard Fedora repository. You may have some reasons to switch from OpenJDK to Oracle Java JRE. In order to achieve this firs download a java binary form oracle website:

as a root user make jre binary executable:

# chmod +x jre-6u23-linux-i586.bin

Rar archive utility is not avaiable on Fedora linux by default. If you are i need to extract / unrar rar archive files you can use official rarlab command line tool.

First download rar utility package for linux from .

Extract gzip tarball:

tar xvzf rarlinux-4.0.b6.tar.gz

If you decided to run more than one website on your Apache web server you would need to configure a VirtualHost based on the name or IP address. Here is some notes on how to achieve it. Here we assume that you have httpd package already installed on your system.

Last time, we talked about custom kernels in Debian-based systems. This time we go to "the other side" and will also talk about customizations, namely how to customize packages on Fedora systems. For this you are not required to have any prior experience on the matter in order to build packages, but a will to learn and read manual pages or other resources is always welcome.

Our article will focus on Apache as packaged by Fedora, and what we will do is modify some of its build options in order to better fit our needs. After all, Linux and Open Source are all about customization, so why not get exactly what we want? With that being said, let's start with our tutorial.

Drupal how to guideThis installation guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Drupal 7 on a Fedora Linux system. The guide consists of 6 easy to follow steps to conclude whole installation. If you are just little bit curious about the new Drupal 7 release it is time to see what it is about. Be aware that installation of web applications on Linux systems using SELinux such as Fedora or RedHat is now little bit more complicated since changing permissions with chmod command may not always solve the problem. This guide could also be used by RedHat and CentOS Linux users.

Ubuntu users visit: Drupal 7 Installation guide for Ubuntu

Concrete5 linux installation manualConcrete5 is a CMS ( content management system ) which allows users to edit any page via editing toolbar and change its content or design without reading complicated manuals or navigating complex administration back-end.This article is a step-by-step installation guide of concrete5 CMS on Fedora linux using Apache webserver and mysql. There are no prerequisites required except a running RedHat/CentOS/Fedora Linux system and Internet connection.

Step 1: Install all prerequisites

# yum install httpd mysql-server php \ 
php-mysql php-gd

Step 2: Setup Apache

At this point you should have a Apache default /var/www/html directory ready. Otherwise follow these instructions on how to create a new VirtualHost, so you are able to run more websites on the same server. In this guide we will use/var/www/html directory as a root directory for Concrete5 installation.

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