Here is how you can enable ‘sudo’ in Fedora so that you don’t have to login as root everytime you need to run a command as root. Open up terminal and type in the following: Continue reading [HOWTO] Enable ‘sudo’ in Fedora 15
I upgraded to Fedora 15 a few days ago and I wanted to install odeskteam application from oDesk.com by downloading 64-bit RPM. However, I was getting dependency error. Continue reading [SOLVED] “error: Failed dependencies: libnotify.so.1()(64bit) is needed by odeskteam-3.2.5-1fc14.x86_64” while installing odeskteam in Fedora 15
This is a simple guide to setup LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP). I am assuming you have Linux (Fedora 15) installed. The following commands will install the necessary packages to run Apache, MySQL and PHP. Continue reading [HOWTO] Setup MySQL, Apache and PHP in Fedora 15
I have Fedora 15 with Gnome Shell and I found that after the last update, I found that Gnome Shell extensions were not working. I ran lg (Alt+F2 and type in “lg” without quotes and press enter) and in the error tab, I could see version mismatch error. I found that gnome-shell had been updated while the extensions were not. As a temporary fix, I tried editing metadata.js in extension folder (/usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions/extension-name) of the extension in question by entering proper gnome-shell version (which can be found by running gnome-shell –version in the terminal) and it worked.
I am using Fedora 15 and in the menu, I just saw the menu item for Suspend and no Shutdown. It is shown when I press Alt, but I wanted to show it at all times. There is a simple fix for this and it involves installing a package.
Open up Add/Remove Software (Applications>System>Add/Remove Software) and then search for “gnome-shell-extensions-alternative-status-menu” and install it. Log out and log back in and you should see the menu item.
I am running Fedora 15 Desktop and here is how I installed support for MP3, AVI and other media formats. I opened up the terminal and ran the following commands (enter root password when prompted): Continue reading [HOWTO] Add support for MP3, AVI and other media formats by installing codecs in Fedora 15
I have installed Fedora 15 with Gnome 3. In the top bar, only day and time is shown. If you want the date to be shown as well, open terminal and run the following command: Continue reading [HOWTO] Show date on top bar in Gnome 3
I am using Fedora 15 with Gnome 3. The window title bars have only a Close button as control button. If you want to add other buttons here is what you need to do.
I just installed Fedora 15 (Desktop i.e. standard) 64 bit and here is how I installed Adobe Flash Player 11b1 64bit version. I launched terminal and typed in the following commands. Continue reading [HOWTO] Install Flash Player in Fedora 15
Firebug is not officially compatible with Firefox 6 since as of this writing, Firefox 6 is on early alphas. However, forcing compatibility works with it. For that, just install Nightly Tester Tools addon and in Tools>Nightly Tester Tools, check “Force Addon Compatibility” and restart Firefox. Now, you will be able to install and use Firebug.