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

Install Google chrome browser

$ sudo yum localinstall

Command for creating a ssh key

$ ssh-keygen -t rsa -C “”

Install Adobe flash player

$ su –
## Adobe Repository 32-bit x86 ##
$ rpm -ivh
$ rpm –import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

## Adobe Repository 64-bit x86_64 ##
$ rpm -ivh
$ 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
$ yum install chromium

Install VLC media player

$ su –
$ rpm -ivh
$ yum install vlc
$ yum install mozilla-vlc (optional)

Install Gimp

$ sudo yum install gimp

Install Office packages

$ sudo yum groupinstall “Office/Productivity”


Author: Abhilash

Hey! This is Abhilash - Ruby developer, specialised on web development. Experienced with frameworks such as Rails, Angular, Sinatra, Laravel, NodeJS etc. I am working on Ruby on Rails platform since 2010. This blog is about Ruby, Ruby On Rails and other subjects that I have had experienced with. You can contact me here: LinkedIn:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: