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…

How to install Google Chrome in Fedora 15

1. Bring up a terminal 2. Run sudo yum localinstall https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.rpm or sudo yum localinstall https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm for 64bit. Enjoy.

How to reset your Gnome desktop

So you messed up the Gnome desktop and don’t know how to restore it back to it’s default settings. Here’s how with no risks. 1. Log out and then hit “Ctrl + ALT + F1” to opening up a terminal. 2. Delete the following directories. .gnome .gnome2 .gconf .gconfd .metacity Or run the this command….

Dual pane view in Nautilus

The Gnome file manager Nautilus¬† has a cool dual pane view which makes moving/copying files much easier. Simply hit f3 to bring up the dual pane view, right click on a file and either move/copy the file to “other pane”. However, unlike KDE,¬† Gnome only allows you to move/copy to “home”, “desktop” and “other pane”….