Posts Tagged ‘Fedora 15’

Find Version of GRUB Bootloader (Legacy or GRUB2) in Ubuntu / Linux

Find Version of GRUB Bootloader (Legacy or GRUB2) in Ubuntu / Linux

Planning on tweaking the settings of Grub bootloader on your machine, but you are not sure which version are you running? Yeah, it is very important to know, as commands are version specific and you may end up rendering your system unbootable if you run wrong commands. Well most recent versions of Ubuntu ship...

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Mount / Open Windows Shares Locally on Ubuntu 11.04 or 10.10

Mount / Open Windows Shares Locally on Ubuntu 11.04 or 10.10

One can open and view shared files and folders from computers running Windows from within Linux (e.g. Ubuntu Natty Narwhal or Maverick Meerkat or any older version) by merely typing the host name or ip of the Windows machine in the location bar of the nautilus or equivalent file browser smb://host_name_or_ip/sharename/ After you press...

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Light Desktop Environment for Fedora 15 (LXDE or XFCE)

Light Desktop Environment for Fedora 15 (LXDE or XFCE)

If you believe that you are not yet ready for Gnome 3 or if your hardware can’t handle the heavy desktop environments then you can always enjoy Fedora 15 Lovelock with your old hardware using light desktop shells like LXDE or XFCE. LXDE (Light X Desktop Environment) You can install it on Fedora 15 system by running...

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Change Default Boot Order Fedora 15 Lovelock

Change Default Boot Order Fedora 15 Lovelock

To change default boot choice for Fedora 15 dual or multiboot configuration where you are dual booting and want to have Windows as default auto boot choice, or the other way round, you can change the default boot choice in Fedora 15 by editing the file /boot/grub/grub.conf su vi /boot/grub/grub.conf Now you just need...

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Dual Boot Windows 7 and Fedora 15 Lovelock (Step by Step Guide)

Dual Boot Windows 7 and Fedora 15 Lovelock (Step by Step Guide)

This is an installation guide for Fedora 15 who want to dual boot Fedora 15 Lovelock alongside Windows 7 (should work with any version of Windows) and Fedora 15. I have chosen the most basic setup with Windows 7 already installed and occupying the entire hard drive. Step 0: Before with start with the...

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Disable SELinux on Fedora 15 Lovelock

Disable SELinux on Fedora 15 Lovelock

You can disable SELinux (which is more of an annoyance for several user) by editing the config file in /etc/selinux while being root su vi /etc/selinux/config In vi to edit a file you first need to hit the “i” key. Now change the text SELINUX=enforcing to SELINUX=disabled like a regular text editor and save...

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Rar Unrar Support For Fedora 15 Lovelock

Rar Unrar Support For Fedora 15 Lovelock

To enable the support for .rar archive files, you need to install a package called “unrar” which is only available though the RPMFusion repository. To enable this repository first, paste the following in a terminal while being root (type su at command prompt), however if you have enabled it already then you can skip...

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VirtualBox Guest Addition Installation Fedora 15 Lovelock

VirtualBox Guest Addition Installation Fedora 15 Lovelock

If you installed / virtualized Fedora 15 using VirtualBox then you need to install the following packages before installing the guest additions for Fedora 15 guest OS. Installation of guest additions is a must to get 3D video acceleration required to enable Gnome 3 that is shipped with Fedora Lovelock. 1. Install kernel headers...

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Perfect Linux Desktop Fedora 15 Lovelock: Post Install Guide

Perfect Linux Desktop Fedora 15 Lovelock: Post Install Guide

Fedora 15 brings out the ultra cool and awesome Gnome 3, this is the most revolutionary version of Gnome to come out ever. I think Gnome 3 is the slap in the face of Canonical for dropping Gnome and opting for Unity. I have yet to explore Gnome 3 fully, but from what I...

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