Gnome Shell Tweaking with Extensions and Themes on Fedora 16

This is a guide on howto modify and tweak Gnome 3.2 Gnome Shell on Fedora 16, easily with application called gnome-tweak-tool, using extensions and themes. With this guide you have two option, install all extensions and themes once or install just extensions and themes what you want to use. There's a lot of other themes and the extension, but those which are presented in this guide can be installed via the YUM package management, as well as they are of good quality. 1. Install Gnome...

Fedora 17 “Beefy Miracle” Install Guide with Screenshots

This is guide with screenshots, howto install Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle" (F17) using Live CD or Live USB. Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle" Installation can be done also with using Fedora NetInstall (Net Install) with gPXE and BFO (boot.fedoraproject.org). 1. Before Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle" Installation 1.1 Download Fedora 17 LiveCD Image Download Fedora 17 here. Select your favorite Live CD (Gnome, KDE, LXDE, XFCE) and architecture i686 or x86_64. On this guide I use Fedora 17 Gnome Live...

Fedora 19 “Schrödinger’s Cat” Install Guide

This is guide with screenshots, howto install Fedora 19 "Schrödinger's Cat" (F19) using Live CD or Live USB. Fedora 19 "Schrödinger's Cat" Installation can be done also with using Fedora NetInstall (Net Install) with gPXE and BFO (boot.fedoraproject.org). 1. Before Fedora 19 "Schrödinger's Cat" Installation 1.1 Download Fedora 19 LiveCD Image Download Fedora 19 here. Select your favorite Live CD (Gnome, KDE, LXDE, XFCE) and architecture i686 or x86_64. On this guide I use Fedora...

Fedora 15 Lovelock Install Guide with Screenshots

This is guide with screenshots, howto install Fedora 15 Lovelock using Live CD or Live USB. Fedora 15 Installation can be done also with using Fedora NetInstall (Net Install) with gPXE and BFO (boot.fedoraproject.org). Note this installation is done on Gnome 3 fallback mode and Gnome shell looks little different. Here is also some Gnome 3 with Shell screenshots. 1. Before Fedora 15 Installation 1.1 Download Fedora 15 LiveCD Image Download Fedora 15 here. Select your favorite Live...

Upgrade to Fedora 15 from Fedora 14 with Preupgrade – Screenshots

This is guide, howto upgrade Fedora 14 to Fedora 15 with Preupgrade. Preupgrade download needed packages from the server, set up everything and then reboot to installer and after install boot the new system. It’s important backup your important files before upgrading. If the aim is to update older versions of Fedora to Fedora 15, then each version have to be upgraded step by step: Upgrade Fedora 12 to Fedora 13 with Preupgrade >> Upgrade Fedora 13 to Fedora 14 with Preupgrade >> From...

Install Firefox 6 on Fedora 15 / 14 / 13 / 12 / 11

Mozilla Firefox 6 is released and this is guide, howto install Firefox 6 on Fedora 15, Fedora 14, Fedora 13, Fedora 12 and Fedora 11 using YUM. This is not big deal for Fedora 15 users, because Firefox 6 found on update repos, but this is good for older Fedora users. What's new in Firefox 6 The address bar now highlights the domain of the website you’re visiting Support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API Support for EventSource / Server-sent...

tint2 Panel/Taskbar/Task Manager on Fedora 16/15 (Gnome 3)

This is simple guide, howto install tint2 version 0.11 and tint2 and tintwizard on Fedora 16/15/14 using YUM. tint2 is very good option if you want add panel / task bar / task manager on Gnome 3.0 and Gnome 3.2 tint2 is a simple panel/taskbar and tint2 development follows freedesktop specifications. tint2 is unintrusive, light and very usefull panel/taskbar program. tint2 version 0.11 features panel with taskbar, systray, clock and battery status easy to customize :...

Install Firefox 5 on Fedora 15/14/13

New Guide, Howto Install Firefox 6 on Fedora 15/14/13/12/11 >> Mozilla Firefox 5 is released and this is guide, howto install Firefox 5 on Fedora 15, Fedora 14 and Fedora 13 using YUM. It’s important to take backups of all Firefox profiles before install, because this major version upgrade and can behave in any unpredictable way. What's new in Firefox 5 Support for CSS animations The Do-Not-Track header preference has been moved to increase discoverability Tuned HTTP idle...

Nautilus “Open in Terminal” on Fedora/CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL)

This is quick tip howto add "Open in Terminal" to Nautilus (Gnome File Manager) context menu on Fedora, CentOS and Red Hat (RHEL). Many Linux, Nautilus Open in Terminal feature is installed by default. For some reason on Red Hat-based Linux, this does not exists. This is very useful little feature and speed up moving to console from Nautilus. 1. Change root user su - ## OR ## sudo -i 2. Install nautilus-open-terminal package yum install nautilus-open-terminal 3....

Howto Install ATI Drivers (Mesa 3D DRI Experimental) on Fedora 12 Linux

Fedora 13 Users check Fedora 13 ATI Drivers Guide » Like all ATI and Fedora users probably already knows, currently AMD's ATI Catalyst 10.2 proprietary Linux display drivers are not working on Fedora 12. That is why I decided to write this guide for those who are fighting with ATI drivers in Fedora. As Fedora 12 release notes says: Improvements for graphics support - Introduces experimental 3D support for AMD Radeon HD 2400 and later graphics cards. To try it out, install the...

Howto upgrade Fedora 11 to Fedora 12 with Preupgrade

I think the most easiest way to upgrade Fedora 11 to Fedora 12 is program called preupgrade, which download needed packages from the server and then just reboot to installer and after install boot the new system. Of course it's important backup your important files before upgrading. Commands and screenshots of whole upgrading process First start with updating all Fedora 11 packages with following command as root: yum update Install preupgrade as root: yum install preupgrade Start...

YUM History (list, info, summary, repeat, redo, undo, new)

Yum (Yellowdog Update Modified) is RPM Packet Management system for Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat, OpenSuse etc. Yum history (list, info, summary, repeat, redo, undo, new) commands is added on 3.2.25 version. So this works every Linux Distros, which uses yum 3.2.25 or newer. Yum history command is a really useful in situations where the need to example rollback latest yum activity or undelete some deletes or just see what is updated lately. Yum history and Yum history list yum history lists...

Howto Install KDE 4.4 or Update to KDE 4.4 on Fedora 12 Linux

Updated 26.2.2010, Read First Currently, the latest version of the KDE desktop in Fedora is 4.3.5. I had some problems with its stability, so I decided to try out, how will work KDE 4.4.0 the latest stable version of KDE. At first I tried to install KDE 4.4 from Rawhide repository, but it failed to install from there. Here is instructions on how to install KDE 4.4 successfully using RPMFusion and KDE Packaging Project Repositories. It may be that RPMFusion repository is redundant, but KDE...

Install, Configure and Use Gnome Do – Docky on Fedora 12 Linux

What is Gnome Do? GNOME Do (Do) is an intelligent launcher tool that allows users to use the keyboard to rapidly perform tasks such as launching applications, manipulating files and data, running scripts, or sending e-mail. It is similar to the applications GNOME Launch Box (Linux Gnome), KRunner (Linux KDE), Quicksilver (Mac OS X), LaunchBar (Mac OS X) and Butler (Mac OS X). What is Gnome Do - Docky? Gnome Do - Docky is a nice frontend for GNOME Do (Do) which introduces an entirely new...

Upgrade to Fedora 13 from Fedora 12 with Preupgrade

I think the most easiest way to upgrade Fedora 12 to Fedora 13 is use Preupgrade, which download needed packages from the server and then just reboot to installer and after install boot the new system. This guide I use preupgrade-cli version, which works from command line. If you want use Preupgrade Graphical version then you can check this Howto upgrade Fedora 11 to Fedora 12 with Preupgrade guide, which works same way with Fedora 13 (Goddard). It's important backup your important files before...

YUM Changelog

Package change log information is not directly available from the YUM package management. This is short guide howto enable (install) changelog plugin and use changelog information with YUM package management system. Install YUM Changelog Plugin for Viewing Package Changelogs Install YUM Changelog Plugin on Fedora (as root) yum install yum-plugin-changelog Install YUM Changelog Plugin on CentOS and Red Hat (RHEL) (as root) yum install yum-changelog Examples Howto...

YUM Downgrade Packages on Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat (RHEL)

This is quick tip, howto downgrade packages using YUM (example) on Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat (RHEL). This works simply with yum downgrade command and is very usefull when package(s) downgrade is needed some reason. YUM Downgrade Basic Usage Downgrade is very straightforward when package have not any dependencies, which affect the downgrade. YUM Downgrade Single Package yum downgrade package Example: yum downgrade hunspell-mr.noarch Setting up Downgrade...

Fedora 13 Goddard – What’s New, Overview, Features, Screenshots

Fedora 13 is released. This is overview, what's new features found on new Fedora 13 release. Main Software Updates, Changes and Features New Software Shotwell - Open source photo manager for GNOME Deja-dup - Déjà Dup (day-ja-doop) is a simple backup tool. It hides the complexity of doing backups the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regular) and uses duplicity as the backend. Pino - Twitter and Identi.ca client for Linux desktop Simple Scan - Simple Scanning Utility New...

Fedora 12 Constantine is released

Fedora team promises to bring to you the latest and greatest release of Fedora ever, Fedora 12! Many things are really changed and improved. Fedora 12 also brings lots of new packages. Here is some highlights from Fedora 12 new stuff Optimized performance - 32-bit architecture software packages have been compiled with special optimization for the Intel Atom processors without losing compatibility with the overwhelming majority of CPUs. Smaller and faster updates - Fedora 12 uses...
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