Saturday, June 30, 2012

Install MySQL on Fedora 16/17














1.) Change to root user

su

##OR##

su -c

2.) Check for latest version

yum list mysql mysql-server

 3.) Update or Install Mysql

yum install mysql mysql-server

4.) Start MySQL server and autostart MySQL on boot

systemctl start mysqld.service ##Will start MySql##
systemctl enable mysqld.service ##Will enable MySql service on boot##
##OR##
service mysqld start

chkconfig –levels 235 mysqld on

5.)  MySQL Secure Installation

/usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation

6.) Change the root user’s password

mysqladmin -u root password <your password>

7.) Connect to MySQL database (localhost) with password

mysql -u root -p

 Thanks for reading. If you have any suggestions or query, please feel free to comment.



Monday, June 18, 2012

Install Scribes Text Editor on Fedora 15/16/17,Cent OS
















Scribes Text Editor is a minimalist text editor that combines simplicity with power.
It focuses on optimizing workflow. On intelligently automating common and repetitive operations. On removing distractions so you can focus exclusively on your tasks


1. Download Scribes Text Editor


you can download scribes text editor from
http://scribes.sourceforge.net/download.html



























2. Switch to root user


su -c

##OR##

su


3. Install Dependencies 


Scribes is built upon Python and the Python libraries for GNOME. You need the following software and their dependencies installed on your computer to use Scribes.

  • Yelp 2.12
  • D-Bus 0.7 (Python bindings)
  • Python XDG
  • PyGTK 2.10
  • GTKSpell (Python bindings)
  • GTKSourceView2 (Python bindings)
  • rarian-compat
  • gnome-doc-utils

4. Untar the source file


    you need to untar the source file that you have downloaded

    to untar the source

    go to the folder where you saved your source file

    cd /home/user/Downloads(or the location where you save cd /location)

    untar the source file with

    [root@localhost Downloads]# tar -xvzf scribes-0.4-dev-build954.tar.bz2

























5. Install Scribes Text Editor


To install Scribes go to your downloads folder or the location where you
have extracted the Source file

[root@localhost Downloads]#cd /home/akshay/Downloads/scribes-0.4-dev-build954

























Now type the following
 
[root@localhost scribes-0.4-dev-build954]#./configure

[root@localhost scribes-0.4-dev-build954]#make

[root@localhost scribes-0.4-dev-build954]#make install 

Screenshot of Scibes  Text Editor on Fedora 17



Thursday, June 14, 2012

Get audio/video codecs on Fedora 15/16/17,Cent OS














codecs are required to play some proprietary file formats are not shipped with Fedora. Codecs are the programs that encode and decode digital data. These codecs are available in the rpmfusion repository for Fedora. You will be able to play mpeg, mp3, avi, flv and other commonly used file formats for music and video. You will require an Internet connection to download and install these packages on your computer.


1. Switch to root user 


su -c

##OR##

su

2. Get RPM Fusion repository



RPM Fusion repository for Fedora 15/16/17 both the free and the nonfree

yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm 

RPM Fusion repository for RHEL 6 or compatible like CentOS

rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/testing/6/i386/rpmfusion-free-release-6-0.1.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/el/updates/testing/6/i386/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-6-0.1.noarch.rpm 

























3. Check for repository update

[root@localhost ~]# yum repolist
[root@localhost ~]#yum check-update
##OR##
[root@localhost ~]#yum update

4. Install Codecs  

a) Gstreamer

yum install gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-bad-extras gstreamer-plugins-ugly

b) FFMpeg is a complete and free Internet live audio and video

yum install ffmpeg ffmpeg-devel ffmpeg-libs ffmpeg2dirac ffmpeg2theora

c)  Audicious

yum install audacious-libs audacious-plugins-freeworld-mp3 audacious audacious-devel audacious-plugin-fc audacious-plugin-xmp audacious-plugins audacious-plugins-amidi audacious-plugins-freeworld audacious-plugins-freeworld-aac audacious-plugins-freeworld-ffaudio audacious-plugins-jack audacious-plugins-sid


Launch your favourite multimedia application from the GNOME panel and play your favorite music or video.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Install vlc media player 2.0.1 on Fedora 15/16/17,Cent os/RHEL



VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

This is guide, how to install VLC media player version 2.0.2 (32-bit and 64-bit) with YUM on Fedora 17/16/15, CentOS 6.2/6.1/6 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.2/6.1


1. Switch to root user 

su -c

##OR##

su

2.  Get RPM Fusion repository


RPM Fusion repository for Fedora 15/16/17 both the free and the nonfree

yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm

RPM Fusion repository for RHEL 6 or compatible like CentOS


rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/testing/6/i386/rpmfusion-free-release-6-0.1.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/el/updates/testing/6/i386/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-6-0.1.noarch.rpm 



























3. Check for repository update

 

[root@localhost ~]# yum repolist
[root@localhost ~]#yum check-update
##OR##
[root@localhost ~]#yum update

4. Install VLC media player 2.0.1


 [root@localhost ~]#yum install vlc

Screen shot of VLC media player 2.0.1 on Fedora 17 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 9, 2012

How to upgrade to Fedora 17












1-Don’t forget to backup your system before to start.1-Don’t forget to backup your system before to start.


2-Upgrading To Fedora 17  



Switch to root user 

su

##OR##

sudo -i

As root enter the following commands:



rpm –import https://fedoraproject.org/static/1ACA3465.txt

# sudo yum update dracut

# dracut --force --add convertfs

Change the following kernel commandline parameter directly in the bootloader menu, which is sh:own during bootup, or edit the line in /etc/grub*.cfg to remove ro and rhgb and append rw rd.in:fo rd.convertfs enforcing=0

# revert after reboot.
 
# dmesg | grep dracut
 
# yum --releasever=17 update rpm
 
# rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__*
 
# rpm --rebuilddb
 
# yum --releasever=17 --disableplugin=presto --skip-broken distro-sync
 
# fixfiles onboot
 
 

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Install Adobe Flash Player on fedora 17














This will guide you to install adobe flash player on your fedora 16/15
32-bit/64-bit



1. Switch to root user

sudo -i

##OR##

su

2. Get Adobe YUM

———–Adobe Repository 32-bit i686————
rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
rpm –import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

———Adobe Repository 64-bit x86_64———-
rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
rpm –import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

3. Check for repository update

[root@localhost ~]# yum repolist
[root@localhost ~]#yum check-update
##OR##
[root@localhost ~]#yum update

4. Install Adobe Flash Player on fedora 17 on 32/64 bit

[root@localhost ~]#yum install flash-plugin alsa-plugins-pulseaudio libcurl

5. Verify that the Flash player is working

Open Mozilla Firefox and write about:plugins on address bar

Check for following







Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...