Creating a local Fedora repository is a great way to conserve bandwidth. You can update all of the computers on your local network from one repository. 1) Install a web server. I use apache. su -c yum install httpd -y 2) Create the directories that become the local repository. su -c mkdir -p /var/www/html/yum/F15/releases su… Continue reading Howto: create a local repository for Fedora.
An error occurred while loading or saving configuration information for firefox. Some of your configuration settings may not work properly. If you click on details of that error you may see: Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes are that you need to enable TCP/IP networking for ORBit, or you have stale NFS locks… Continue reading Howto: fix Gconf error from Firefox
Much of the documentation I read on the World Wide Web suggests using revisor to create a custom Spin of Fedora. I find that revisor is not well suited to my needs. I use LiveCD Creator. To install it: yum install livecd-tools -y I suggest you install the fedora-kickstarts and spin-kickstarts packages as well. yum… Continue reading Howto: create a custom spin of Fedora 13
What is a LiveUSB? It is a condensed (Live image) version of Fedora® you can install to a flash drive. You can then boot to Fedora from the flash drive on any computer. You can also install Fedora to any system from the LiveUSB. There is an easy to implement option. This may be a… Continue reading Howto: Fedora® LiveUSB
This is a simple walk through on how to install Fedora® 13. I presume that you already have Windows installed on your system. This is not intended for laptops. If you find that this procedure works for your laptop, great. Laptops have a wide variety of wireless devices that can be difficult to configure and… Continue reading Howto: install Fedora® 13
Many purported security experts believe that reformatting a computer will remove all traces of data. That is just not accurate. Drives can be formatted and reformatted and will still have files that can be easily recovered with the right tools. There are 2 primary ways to permanently remove data from a hard drive. One is… Continue reading Howto: Securely remove data from a drive.
There is a way to install Fedora 12 on a computer that uses an Intel High Definition Video card. This applies to most i5 and i7 processors using the integrated Intel HD video. If you have a PCI express video card or an AMD processor, this does not apply. Book mark this page in case… Continue reading Howto: Intel HD Video for Fedora 12
An article published in the New York Times January 22, 2010, written by Ashlee Vance, indicates that far too many people use simple passwords. There is an easy solution for this issue. Roboform2GO can be installed on a USB flash drive. It can store the URL and passwords for 10 websites for free, and unlimited websites… Continue reading Howto: Secure passwords
There is now a way to install F11 x64 or i686 on a Nvidia or Intel ICH10R RAID that was initially created using Windows. Install Fedora 9 x64 or i686 from the Full install DVD. Partition as needed. Once that is complete, use a minimal install set for Fedora 9. We do this for the… Continue reading Howto: Fedora 11 “SoftRAID”