Adding thunderbolt devices in Fedora server 30

I recently purchased a thunderbolt 3 to 10GbE adapter ( QNA-T310G1S ) for my homelab NUC ( NUC7i5BNH ) running Fedora server 30. The network interface was not showing up when I connected the adapter. Some googling later and I figured out what I was not doing. Thunderbolt devices need to be authorized and added…

How to install Fedora Utils on Fedora 20

Fedora Utils is the “Ubuntu Tweak” of Fedora. It simplifies many of the post install tasks. It’s basically a collection of scripts and customizable plugins wrapped around a nice GUI which ¬†help you install fonts, codecs, flash, java, etc. It also cleans up your system, fixes some common issues, tweaks your desktop, etc. Here’s a…

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….

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/’…