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Box.net via WebDAV on Fedora 16

I was lucky enough to get a free 50GB box.net account. 50GB is alot!. However, the catch, individual files can’t exceed 100mb each. lol I mainly use my box.net to hold eBooks for later access on my Laptop and Android devices. There is no free client for Linux so I use WebDAV instead. It’s slower […]

How to install Android’s Roboto font in Fedora 16

I love the new Android Roboto font family and it looks good on my Fedora 16 install. Here’s how you can get it into your Fedora 16. 1. Change to root user # su – 2. Create the the roboto directory # cd /usr/share/fonts/ # mkdir roboto # cd roboto 3. Download the roboto font […]

Install Ubuntu Fonts on Fedora 16

1. Let’s work from your Downloads folder. cd ~/Downloads 2. Download the Ubuntu Fonts package from Ubuntu. wget http://font.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu-font-family-0.80.zip 3. Extra the downloaded zip file. unzip ubuntu-font-family-0.80.zip 4. Rename the extracted directory. (Not a must) mv ubuntu-font-family-0.80 ubuntu-font-family 5. Copy the extracted directory to the system shared fonts directory. su -c ‘cp -rv ubuntu-font-family /usr/share/fonts/’ […]

How to install Flash 11 64-bit on Fedora 16

Change into you home directory. cd ~ Download the official Adobe repository package rpm. This rpm will create the repository file for us. sudo wget http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/linux/x86_64/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm Install the rpm file. sudo rpm -ivh adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm Import the repository GPG key. sudo rpm –import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux Update you local yum repositories. sudo yum update Install the 64 bit […]

How to install Google Chrome on Fedora 16

Fedora 16 just came out and here’s how to get Google Chrome on it. Start by creating a repository file for Google called google.repo and place it in /etc/yum.repos.d/ . sudo vim /etc/yum.repos.d/google.repo Add the lines below into the repository file. google.repo [google-chrome] name=google-chrome – 64-bit baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64 enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub Update yum, sudo yum update […]

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