Installing Skype on Fedora 19/20

This howto is working very well with Fedora 19/20. Just active the "Russian Fedora" Repo and install skype: su -c 'yum install –nogpgcheck http://mirror.yandex.ru/fedora/russianfedora/russianfedora/free/fedora/russianfedora-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://mirror.yandex.ru/fedora/russianfedora/russianfedora/nonfree/fedora/russianfedora-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm' yum –enablerepo=russianfedora-free,russianfedora-nonfree install skype

Upgrading Fedora using fedup

You can easily upgrade your distribution using fedup: First of all install the fedup package: yum install fedup -y Before starting the distribution upgrade you should be sure to have your system up-2-date: yum update If there are kernel updates etc. in the above update, you should reboot your machine before continuing. Then start the upgrade: fedup-cli –reboot […]

Installing Nvidia graphic drivers via YUM on Fedora Linux (RPM Fusion)

The following commands should be executed with root privileges or via sudo. First of all, you need to install the repositories: rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm   With SElinux activated, you need to configure its settings a little bit. Else the driver may not be loaded: setsebool -P allow_execstack on   Now you proceed with the […]