Installing the KDE 4 desktop on Fedora 25 is very easy. There are package groups that allow installation of desktop environments. This is how to install the KDE desktop environment group. [[email protected] jason]# dnf install @kde-desktop-environment[[email protected] jason]# dnf install @kde-desktop-environment This command will fetch and install KDE 4 on Fedora. Then install the KDM desktop …

The type command for bash will tell you whether a command is a shell built-in or an executable on it`s own. This is very simple to use. This example shows how it works. [email protected]:~$ type -a echo echo is a shell builtin echo is [email protected]:~$ type -a echo echo is a shell builtin echo is …

Getting started with the Ubuntu Linux distribution Getting started with Ubuntu is a lot of fun, this post will show you how to get setup after installation of the new Ubuntu 17.04 distribution. Download a copy of Ubuntu Kylin 17.04 here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntukylin/daily-live/current/. After the installation of Ubuntu Kylin, I could not get the networking to …

Embedding the output of a command into a bash shell script is quite easy. Here is an example. echo “Hello $(whoami), the date is $(date -u). Have a nice day” This is the output this will give you. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $echo “Hello $(whoami), the date is $(date -u). Have a nice day.” Hello jason, the …

Playing a DVD on Fedora 25 is not too difficult. I already had the extra repositories added to enable multimedia playback support, but I could not play a DVD. So I downloaded the libdvdcss library. http://download.videolan.org/pub/libdvdcss/1.4.0/. Then I built and installed it. darkstar% tar -xvf libdvdcss-1.4.0.tar.bz2darkstar% tar -xvf libdvdcss-1.4.0.tar.bz2 darkstar% cd libdvdcss-1.4.0darkstar% cd libdvdcss-1.4.0 darkstar% …

The visudo command for Linux allows a user to edit the sudoers file and change permissions for users on the system. Open the sudoers file this way. NEVER edit it with a standard text editor. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $su Password: [email protected]:/home/jason# visudo This is the result of my editing. I have added the user jason to …