Fedora

How to install minicom in Fedora 20 to configure Cisco switches and routers through the console port

This tutorial will also work on CentOS and other Red Hat-based distro, if you are looking for Debian or Ubuntu based tutorial, you can find it here.

To configure a Cisco switch or routers through console port using Fedora, you need to install a program called minicom. Minicom is a text-based menu-driven serial communication program for Linux. To install minicom, open up your terminal and run the below command as root.

yum -y install minicom

50 Best Free and High Quality Games available on Fedora

Most of the best Linux games from my previous post are available in the official Fedora repository. These games can be installed easily using the yum command. All the games are native to Fedora, some of them are free but not open-source.

Games for Fedora repo

1. Urban Terror

yum -y install urbanterror

How to install World of Padman in Fedora 14

This tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to install World of Padman on a Fedora 14. World of Padman is cartoon-style, first person shooter game where players must take on opponents across wide variety of giant maps. Its a free, colorful, funny and awesome game.
To install World of Padman, open up your terminal and type the below command as root.

yum -y install worldofpadman

How to install Urban Terror in Fedora 14

Urban terror is a great FREE FPS Game with low system requirements, it features realistic game play similar to counter strike and works flawlessly in Linux. Its easy to install, its available in the repository so installation in Fedora is very easy, you just need to type one command.
This installation tutorial is intended for Fedora 14. To install Urban Terror, open up your terminal and type the below command as root.

yum -y install urbanterror

How to install Oracle Java Runtime Environment in Fedora 14 (64-bit)

This tutorial is for the installation of Oracle Java Runtime Environment in 64-bit Fedora systems. The installation process is slightly different from the 32-bit.

1. Install these libraries that needed by Java.

yum -y install compat-libstdc++-296 compat-libstdc++-33

2. Go to the site below and grab the latest version of Java Runtime Environment.
http://java.com/en/

IMPORTANT: Make sure to download only the "Linux x64 RPM *".

3. After downloading the file, make it executable and install.

How to install Oracle Java Runtime Environment in Fedora 14

Fedora 14 comes with the open source Java called OpenJDK which is working fine, but if you have issues on it or its not working for whatever reason and you want to install the original Java from Oracle, just follow the tutorial below.

This is a straightforward tutorial on how to install Oracle Java Runtime Environment in Fedora 14.

1. Install these libraries that needed by Java.
Open up your terminal and run this command.

yum -y install compat-libstdc++-296 compat-libstdc++-33

Gmail Video Chat is now available in Fedora

RPM version of Gmail video chat for Fedora is now available for download.
You can download the file from http://www.google.com/chat/video/download.html

Gmail video chat is now available for Linux Users

Gmail video chat now supports Linux, but it supports Debian/Ubuntu systems for now. RPM version for Red Hat/Fedora will be available soon.

You can download the plugin here.

Source: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2010/08/use-linux-now-you-can-video-chat-t...

How to install and configure VNC in Fedora 12

Open up your terminal and install tigervnc via yum.
Type this command in your terminal:

yum -y install tigervnc tigervnc-server

Edit the VNC configuration file

vi /etc/sysconfig/vncservers

and append these lines:

VNCSERVERS="1:user"
VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry 800x600 -depth 16"

Where VNCSERVERS= is for configuring the username.

How to disable IPV6 in Fedora 12 and CentOS 5.5

This is a quick tutorial on disabling IPV6 in Fedora 12 and CentOS 5.5

echo -e "install ipv6 /bin/true\nblacklist ipv6" > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-ipv6.conf

Stop ip6tables service and disable it from starting automatically at system boot.

service ip6tables stop
chkconfig ip6tables off
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