I recently updated to the 3.13 kernel on Fedora Core 20 and the 12.1 ATI drivers stopped working. I fixed this by downloading the 14.1 beta drivers which support that kernel. Download this here: http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/Latest-LINUX-Beta-Driver.aspx. This works perfectly for those Fedora 20 users like me who are also affected by this update. Just uninstall the …

Download the tarball for prboom+ here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/prboom-plus/. Navigate to your ~/Downloads folder and type this command to unpack it. [email protected]:~/Corebreach ☠ $ tar -xvf prboom-plus-2.5.1.3.tar.gz Then navigate to the folder: [email protected]:~/Corebreach ☠ $ cd prboom-plus-2.5.1.3/ Issue this command to install the required OpenGL library headers. sudo apt-get install libglu1-mesa-dev freeglut3-dev mesa-common-dev Then you will need …

The alien command is used to convert Linux packages from one format to another. Install this on Linux by typing this command: [email protected]:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install [email protected]:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install alien Then you may convert a package using this command. Below is an example. [email protected]:~/Desktop$ sudo alien me-tv-1.3.6-1.fc14.x86_64.rpm warning: me-tv-1.3.6-1.fc14.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key …

This is how to compile a Java source file on Linux with gcj. [email protected]:~/Documents$ gcj –main=HelloWorld HelloWorld.java This is the source file that I am working with. /* * My first Java program. * */ import java.util.Date; public class HelloWorld { public static void main(String[] args) { System.out.printf(“\”Hello, World\”\n”); Date date = new Date(); System.out.println(“The …

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 …

I recently installed a different kernel on Linux Mint 14 and my ATI drivers were not working. To fix this I had to install the kernel headers for the appropriate kernel that I was running. [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get install [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.5.0-25-lowlatency Then I could navigate to the directory …

I was trying to install the Google Earth 64bit *.deb package on Linux Mint 14 and I had some dependency errors. [email protected] ~/Downloads $ sudo dpkg -i google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb [sudo] password for john: Selecting previously unselected package google-earth-stable. (Reading database … 282027 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking google-earth-stable (from google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb) … dpkg: dependency problems prevent …

To install a Debian *.deb packages that you have downloaded, use this command. [email protected] ~/Downloads $ sudo dpkg -i rxvt_2.6.4-14_i386.deb This will install the Debian package. [email protected] ~/Downloads $ sudo dpkg -i rxvt_2.6.4-14_i386.deb [sudo] password for john: Selecting previously unselected package rxvt. (Reading database … 281734 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking rxvt (from rxvt_2.6.4-14_i386.deb) …