Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Fedora 16 on Dell Vostro 1510

0. Install wget:
sudo yum install wget

sudo yum install htop

1. Install Chromium:

Install Libre Office:
sudo yum install libreoffice

2. Install Thunderbird:
sudo yum install thunderbird

3. sudo yum install nano

4. How to install skype:
sudo nano  /etc/yum.repos.d/skype.repo
name=Skype Repository
baseurl= gpgkey=

sudo yum install skype

sudo yum install nautilus-open-terminal

sudo yum install dconf-editor

Enable Delete:

Install Adobe flash player:

Install and use Ubuntu fonts :

Install git: sudo yum install git-core git-gui

Install mercurial: sudo yum install mercurial subversion

sudo yum install maven

Install Krusader: sudo yum install krusader

Fonts settings: Launch "Advanced Settings", tab "Fonts", All fonts put in  Sans, size 10, "Window Title" = "Sans Bold" size is 10.

Add rpmfusion;:

sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck

sudo nano /etc/yum.repos.d/rpmfusion-nonfree.repo
set in all rows: "gpgcheck=0"

Install Archive support packages:
sudo yum install unrar p7zip p7zip-plugins lha arj unace dpkg

Install font:
sudo yum install google-droid-sans-fonts

Fedora Extensions to ease using of Gnome3.

install Development File merge tool:
sudo yum install meld

In GEdit, Edit > Preferences , tab "Editor", "Create backup copy" = false

Gagim Jabber/XMPP client:
sudo yum install gajim

install Oracle server and sqldeveloper:
sudo rpm -i oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm
after installation please launch it from shell to provide path to JDK, without this step launch will hangup.


  1. Did you get the wireless to work? I've been trying all I could from internet sources, but it's not working as of yet :(

  2. yes it works out of the box, may be we have different wifi cards.