Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Useful installations for Fedora to keep in mind

Creating a bootable USB

$ sudo dd if=/path/to/Fedora-Live-xxx.iso of=/dev/sdc

where sdc can be found by inserting the usb drive and executing:

$ dmesg | tail

yum plugin which helps to choose the fastest mirrors

$ sudo yum install yum-plugin-fastestmirror

RPM fusion reposetories

# su -c 'yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm'


$ sudo yum install gstreamer1-libav gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free-extras gstreamer1-plugins-bad-freeworld gstreamer1-plugins-good-extras gstreamer1-plugins-ugly gstreamer-ffmpeg xine-lib-extras xine-lib-extras-freeworld k3b-extras-freeworld gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-bad-free-extras gstreamer-plugins-bad-nonfree gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-ffmpeg

E-book management tool

$ sudo yum install calibre

UI package manager

$ sudo yum install yumex

Nvidia Optimus (Bumblebee installation)

Visit: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bumblebee

Move applications in tray to the top bar

Install TopIcons Gnome Extension

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