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

Hi, this is Abhilash - Senior Programmer Analyst at CoMakeIT, specialised on web programming. Mainly working on Ruby On Rails platform since 2010.

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