Friday, November 30, 2012

How to install Skype 4 on Fedora 18

The latest version of Skype for Linux is 4.1.0.20. On this tutorial I am going to show you how to install Skype on Fedora 18. Fedora 18 is the most recent version but it still in Beta version. This tutorial will install Skype on Fedora 18 via command line.

Steps to install Skype on Fedora 18

Open Terminal and type the following command
wget http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-4.1.0.20-fedora.i586.rpm
yum install alsa-lib.i686 libXv.i686 libXScrnSaver.i686 qt.i686 qt-x11.i686
rpm -ivh  skype-4.1.0.20-fedora.i586.rpm
Now you can start using Skype on Fedora 18. Enjoy. Please leave us comment if you find any errors. 

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Tutorial How to install nVidia Driver on Fedora 17

I have been looking around to find a simple and straight forward tutorial on how to install and enable the nVidia graphic card driver on my Fedora 17. Finally I found it on Unixmen, thanks to you buddy. When I tried to boot my Fedora 17 on a nVidia powered computer, it won't start smoothly. There are many weird habit on my screen and at the end, I cannot even use my Fedora.

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How to install nVidia Driver on Fedora 17

I will not writing the step by step installing nVidia Driver on Fedora 17 here. Unixmen guys has done pretty well job on this matter, so you better follow this link below to get the full version how to install nVidia Driver on Fedora 17.

http://www.unixmen.com/how-to-install-nvidia-and-amd-drivers-in-fedora-series/

Sunday, November 4, 2012

How to install Cairo Dock on Fedora 17

How to install Cairo Dock on Fedora 17

Cairo Dock is my favorite docking system that makes my Fedora 17 looks like a Mac. This tutorial will show you how to install Cairo Dock on Fedora 17. Its pretty easy to get Cairo Dock installed on Fedora 17 since Cairo Dock is integrated with RPM Fusion Repository.
Steps to install Cairo Dock on Fedora 17
2. Install Cairo Dock with this command
yum install cairo-dock
Once finished, you can start using Cairo Dock on your Fedora 17 desktop.

Fedora 17-How to enable RPM Fusion repository


This tutorial is going to show you how to enable the RPM Fusion repository on Fedora 17. RPM Fusion repository provides many applications and packages for RPM based Linux including Fedora 17. In order to enable the RPM Fusion repository, you can simply paste the following command on Terminal as root.
su -c 'yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm'
This method is applicable to Fedora 17 both 32bit and 64 bit system. Enjoy.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

How to start ssh service on Fedora 18

How to start ssh service on Fedora 18

By default, ssh server is not enabled on Fedora 18. But we can easily enable the service using command line. SSH server is required to enable the secure remote connection to the Fedora 18 machine. Do the following to start the sshd service on Fedora 18.
Open Terminal and do this command as root
service sshd start

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