The old E16 window manager is available for Fedora 19. I just discovered this when installing some new software to try out. Install it using this command. yum install e16 e16-themes.noarch e16-epplets.x86_64 This is a very old but good looking window manager. There are some awesome themes available for this WM on the Internet. I …

To re-install the bootloader for Fedora Core 19; type this command. [email protected] homer# grub2-install /dev/sda Installation finished. No error [email protected] homer# grub2-install /dev/sda Installation finished. No error reported. This will properly re-install the GRUB2 bootloader and then you will be able to boot Fedora properly. And then if you wish to generate a new GRUB …

I ran yum-update on my Fedora 19 installation today and I got this error. [email protected] homer# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, refresh-packagekit Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * rpmfusion-free: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-debuginfo: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-source: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-updates: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-updates-debuginfo: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-updates-source: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-nonfree: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-nonfree-debuginfo: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-nonfree-source: …

This is how you query the package database to see if a package is installed or not. [email protected] homer# yum list installed | grep xterm xterm.x86_64 293-1.fc19 @[email protected] homer# yum list installed | grep xterm xterm.x86_64 293-1.fc19 @anaconda This is a more verbose way of doing this. [email protected] homer# yum list installed xterm Loaded plugins: …

http://www.apple.com/opensource/. There is a good selection of open-source code here that Apple is using on their machines. I downloaded the tarball of the zsh shell here: http://www.opensource.apple.com/source/zsh/zsh-55/zsh-4.3.11.tar.bz2. This was compiled very easily after I installed the ncurses-devel RPM from this location for Fedora 19: ftp://rpmfind.net/linux/fedora/linux/releases/19/Everything/x86_64/os/Packages/n/ncurses-devel-5.9-11.20130511.fc19.x86_64.rpm. Then I was able to complete the checks run by …

The latest Fedora release; Fedora 19 ‘Schrödinger’s Cat’. This brings many improvements to the venerable Linux distribution. The main updates include OpenShift Origin, which allows easy building of Platform-as-a-Service infrastructure; node.js; Ruby 2.0.0; MariaDB; Checkpoint & Restore, which allows users to checkpoint and restore processes; and OpenLMI, which makes remote management of machines simpler. The …