Install Google Chrome on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.5

This guide explains howto install Google Chrome Web browser on Fedora 28/27/26/25 and CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 7.5. Best way to install and keep up-to-date with Google Chrome browser is use Google's own YUM/DNF repository. Install Google Chrome on Fedora 28/27/26/25, CentOS 7.5, Red Hat (RHEL) 7.5 [inttf_post_ad1] 1. Change to root user. sudo -i ## OR ## su - 2. Enable Google YUM repository Note: Google Chrome Linux version doesn't get any 32-bit (x86) updates and 32-bit repo...

YUM/DNF Remove Repo – YUM/DNF Disable Repository

Quick guide, howto remove and disable YUM/DNF repo (repository). Yum/DNF command itself does not contain any way to remove the repository. YUM and DNF repo files are located in /etc/yum.repos.d/ directory. [inttf_post_ad1] I use skype-stable.repo file with following content as example on this guide: [skype-stable] name=skype (stable) baseurl=https://repo.skype.com/rpm/stable/ enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://repo.skype.com/data/SKYPE-GPG-KEY Remove YUM/DNF Repo...

DNF/YUM Autocomplete (package names/commands) on Fedora/CentOS/RHEL

This is quick tip, howto use Bash auto complete (autocomplete) with DNF/YUM (package names/commands) on Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat (RHEL). Dnf package manager is used on Fedora 26/25/24/23/22 and Yum package manager is used on Fedora 21/20/19/18, CentOS 7.3/6.9 and Red Hat (RHEL) 7.3/6.9. Autocomplete feature is familiar to many who have used the Debian based Linux, like Debian and Ubuntu. For some reason, this feature is not automatically activated/installed on Red Hat -based Linux distros,...

YUM/DNF Remove Old Kernels on Fedora/CentOS/RHEL

This is quick guide howto delete/remove/clean old kernels on Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat (RHEL). I use here two kernel as example, if you want to keep other more or less, then adjust amount of installed kernels as you wish. Normally reason why you maybe want remove kernels is limited disk space, example on VPS servers and laptop. This is very easy task, you need yum-utils package. [inttf_post_ad1] 1. Check Installed Kernels rpm -q...

Upgrade to CentOS 5.11 from CentOS 5.10 (5.9, 5.8, 5.7, 5.6, 5.5, 5.4, 5.3, 5.2, 5.1, 5.0)

This is quick guide, howto upgrade to CentOS 5.11 from CentOS 5.10 (5.9, 5.8, 5.7, 5.6, 5.5, 5.4, 5.3, 5.2, 5.1, 5.0). 1. Change to root User su - ## OR ## sudo -i 2. Backup all important data Backup /etc diretory Backup important logs /var/log Backup web server configs and sites Dump MySQL databases Dump PostgreSQL databases Backup all what you need if something goes wrong [inttf_post_ad1] 3. Check list of packages that are going to be...

Upgrade to CentOS 6.7 from CentOS 6.6/6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6.0

CentOS 6.6 is released. This is quick guide, howto upgrade to CentOS 6.7 from CentOS 6.6/6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6.0. I have tested this method on multiple CentOS 6 (servers / desktops) and everything looks work fine after upgrade. Upgrade to CentOS 6.7 from CentOS 6.6/6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6.0 1. Change to root User su - ## OR ## sudo -i 2. Backup all important data Backup /etc diretory Backup important logs /var/log Backup web server configs and sites Dump MySQL...

Install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 (3.6.13) on Fedora Linux

This is guide, howto install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 versions (currently 3.6.13) on Fedora 12 using Yum. Firefox 3.6 stable installation works also with older Fedora Linux versions, like f11, f10. Note: Fedora 13 and Fedora 14 already has Firefox 3.6 as default browser Install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Stable Version on Fedora Linux Using Remi Repository 1. Change to root User su - ## OR ## sudo -i 2. Enable Remi Repository ## Fedora 12 rpm -Uvh...

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...

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...
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