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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 […]

How to install Google Music Manager on Fedora 16

I’ve been using Google’s Music locker / streaming service for awhile now. You get to upload 20,000 tracks and getting them on is a breeze with Google’s Music Manager. I’m running Fedora 16 now and here’s I got Google Music Manager running on it. 1. Get into your home downloads directory. # cd ~/Downloads 2. […]

How to get Hard Disk Details on Linux

Here’s a quick way to find out more about your hard disk. You can get the serial number, part number, firmware level, size and much more. Just see the sample below. hdparm -I [device] hdparm -I /dev/sda [danesh@pandora Movies]$ sudo hdparm -I /dev/sda /dev/sda: ATA device, with non-removable media Model Number: WDC WD2500JS-75NCB3 Serial Number: […]

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 3. Extra the downloaded zip file. unzip 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 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 […]

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