Useful commands and Usually using software’s installations in Fedora 15

Extract rpm files in Fedora


You can easily install rpm file with rpm -ivh

$ rpm -ivh file-package.name.rpm

Install Google chrome browser


$ sudo yum localinstall https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.rpm

Command for creating a ssh key


$ ssh-keygen -t rsa -C “your_email@youremail.com”

Install Adobe flash player


$ su –
## Adobe Repository 32-bit x86 ##
$ rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
$ rpm –import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

## Adobe Repository 64-bit x86_64 ##
$ rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
$ rpm –import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

Update repositories

$ yum check-update

Install Needed Packages and Adobe Flash Player 11

$ yum install flash-plugin nspluginwrapper alsa-plugins-pulseaudio libcurl

Install Chromium browser


$ su –
## Change directory to /etc/yum.repos.d/ ##
$ cd /etc/yum.repos.d/

## Get Chromium repo file ##
$ wget http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium/fedora-chromium-stable.repo
$ yum install chromium

Install VLC media player


$ su –
$ rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm
$ yum install vlc
$ yum install mozilla-vlc (optional)

Install Gimp


$ sudo yum install gimp

Install Office packages


$ sudo yum groupinstall “Office/Productivity”

Author: Abhilash

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