Fedora Linux

How to Install MakeMKV On Fedora Linux

Objective Install MakeMKV on Fedora Linux Distributions This is tested with Fedora 25 but may work with earlier or later versions of Fedora. Requirements An working install of Fedora with root privileges. Difficulty Easy Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
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How to Install Spotify On Fedora Linux

Objective Install the official Spotify Linux client on Fedora. Distributions This was tested with Fedora 25, but it may work with slightly newer or older versions of Fedora. Requirements A working install of Fedora with root access. Difficulty Easy Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
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Install Kodi, VLC and multimedia libraries on Fedora 25 Linux

Introduction Two of the most popular and highest quality media programs available for Linux are not available through Fedora's default repositories. Of course, these are no other than Kodi and VLC, and they are available on Fedora through RPM Fusion. Kodi, which was previously known as XBMC, has boomed in popularity as of late with both Linux and mainstream audiences. VLC has been a long time favorite for anyone looking for a media player capable of playing content with just about any encoding...
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Installing Google Chrome on Fedora 25 Linux

Introduction Google Chrome is one of the fastest and most well liked browsers available. Despite its closed source, it has long been a favorite of Linux users. This is especially true because it integrates features traditionally locked behind other proprietary software, like Flash, which traditionally function poorly. Distributions like Fedora which only ship free software don't include Chrome, but Google provides convenient repositories to major Linux distributions to make installing and...
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Installing Steam on Fedora 25 Linux

Introduction Steam is easily the most popular PC gaming client, and with hundreds of titles available for Linux, it's not wonder why Linux gamers would want to install and use it. This is easier on some distributions than others, especially considering that Valve, the company behind Steam, officially targets Ubuntu and Debian. Fedora users won't find Steam anywhere in the official Fedora repositories. This is mostly because of Fedora's strict free software policies. It is available through a...
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Fedora 24 Workstation Review: All Work and Very Little Play

Fedora 24 brings with it a number of technical improvements, software upgrades, and under the hood. It’s clear that the Fedora developers have been working closely with upstream sources to tightly integrate advances in everything from the kernel to GNOME, Systemd, NetworkManager, and GCC6 which have all been forged into a powerful core. However, that’s about where it ends. When it comes to a being a full fledged desktop distribution, Fedora 24 falls a bit short, and that’s mostly due to the...
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Creating a package repository on Linux : Fedora and Debian

Introduction This article at is the logical continuation of our PXE article , because after reading this you will be able to network boot AND actually install the distribution of your choice. But there are other uses of creating your own repository. For example, bandwidth. If you manage a network and all the systems (or some) are running the same distribution, it's easier for you to just rsync in conjunction with a nearby mirror and serve updates yourself. Next, maybe you have some packages...
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C development on Linux - Packaging for Debian and Fedora - XI.

Author: Rares Aioanei Introduction You're already in the know regarding the C programming language. You got the taste of it and felt like you want to go further and write your own. Or maybe help the community and package that favorite software of yours for the distribution you like and use. Regardless of the situation, this part of the C development series will show you how to create packages for two of the most popular distributions, Debian and Fedora. If you read our articles so far and you...
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NCTUns-6.0 network simulation software installation on Fedora Linux

In order to install NCTUns-6.0 on your Fedora Linux first install all prerequisites: # dnf install git gcc-c++ Next, clone a current NCTUns-6.0 repository: # git clone https://github.com/jorgenio/nctuns.git Navigate to a NCTUns-6.0's directory: # cd nctuns/NCTUns-6.0/
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How to install Docker on Fedora Linux system

The entire installation of Docker on Fedora Linux consists of four simple to follow steps: Install Docker package Start docker service Confirm that docker started correctly Enable docker to start after reboot Let's start by the actual docker installation on Fedora Linux. # yum install docker
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Configure anonymous Internet browsing on Fedora Linux with tor and privoxy

The intention of this config is to provide simple to follow steps on how to configure anonymous Internet browsing on Fedora Linux using privoxy and tor. Both services tor and privoxy are standalone services where tor provides anonymity using onion routing techniques and privoxy is a proxy server with content filtering and advertisement blocking. Let's start by installation of both services: # yum install privoxy tor After the install start tor: # service tor start Redirecting to /bin/systemctl...
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How to switch between Python versions on Fedora Linux

Currently, the default python version on Fedora Linux is Python 2. Later Fedora Linux release 22 will ship with the Python 3 as a default version. In this config you will learn how to switch between python versions on Fedora Linux. Let's start by listing all Python versions available on your Fedora system: # ls /usr/bin/python* /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/python2.7 /usr/bin/python3 /usr/bin/python3.4m /usr/bin/python-coverage /usr/bin/python2 /usr/bin/python2-coverage /usr/bin/python3.4...
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NVIDIA GeForce Driver Installation on Fedora Linux 64-bit

In this config we will install a official Nvidia GeForce driver on Fedora Linux. The system used for this installation is Fedora 21 however, the below config should work for any subsequent Fedora Linux release version. First download the official NVIDIA driver installer from nvidia.com. Your driver version will be different as this depends on your graphic card version eg.: NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-346.35.run Two conditions must be fulfilled before we can start the actual NVIDIA driver installation:...
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Installation of missing video and audio plugins on Fedora Linux

Below we will install missing video and audio plugins such us MPEG-4, MP3 on Fedora linux. First enable free and nonfree package repository on your system RPMFusion on your system: # yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-20.noarch.rpm # yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-20.noarch.rpm The above packages are for Fedora 21 Linux so check RPMFusion website to update the...
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How to create a Fedora Linux Live bootable USB key

To create a Fedora Linux Live bootable USB key you will need Fedora Linux ISO image and some sort of USB key with disk size higher than the actual ISO image size. Currently, the size of Fedora 21 Live image is 1.3GB: # ls -lh /home/lrendek/Downloads/Fedora-Live-Workstation-i686-21-5.iso -rw-rw-r--. 1 lrendek lrendek 1.3G Dec 4 08:38 Fedora-Live-Workstation-i686-21-5.iso
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Fedora Linux - Firefox blocks outdated Adobe Flash solution

Symptom You may experience a problems when loading website's flash components as Firefox refuses to load them. This is because your flash plugin is out of date and needs update.
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Installation of RAR compression utility on Fedora Linux

First download RAR rpm package: $ wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rar/rar-3.8.0-1.el7.rf.x86_64.rpm 2014-10-31 18:51:15 (58.6 KB/s) - ‘rar-3.8.0-1.el7.rf.x86_64.rpm’ saved [216008/216008]
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How to install, start and connect to SSH Server on Fedora Linux

SSH server may not be installed by default on your Fedora Linux box. Therefore, any attempt to connect to your box via ssh my result in: ssh: connect to host HOST/IP port 22: Connection refused Error message. In order to be able to connect to our FEDORA linux box using ssh we first need to install it using yum command. # yum install openssh-server
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How to suspend/sleep Fedora/RHEL system from command line

Disregarding GUI you can always put your Linux system to sleep from command line. This is especially useful if you GUI breaks from some reason and becomes unresponsive to suspend command or you wish to suspend your system remotely. Suspend also known as sleep is a state where your system current running state is saved directly to RAM and remains dormant until awaken by some sort of wake up event such as pressing power button, opening laptop lid or mouse move. Since RAM is a volatile memory and...
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Installation of KeePassX Password Manager on Fedora Linux

KeePassX is a cross platform password manager to allow users to store and organize password and keep them safe using advanced encryption techniques. This guide describes how to install KeePassX password manager on Fedora Linux. KeePassX Download First download source code from the KeePassX official download page. Example: $ wget http://www.keepassx.org/releases/keepassx-0.4.3.tar.gz Installation Prerequisites In the next step we are going to install all prerequisites in order to success fly...
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