Tag: Fedora

Mozilla Firefox 4 has finally been released after such a long development cycle, when compared to the development of the recent releases of Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.

For those who have been waiting all this time. It can be painful waiting for the new version of Firefox to show up on the default repositories.

Here is a way to install the new Firefox 4 without having to wait,

Linux and Unix

Please note the below also works for Centos.Redhat Logo

There are a acouple of ways of adding repositories in Fedora/Red Hat. All repositories are stored in the /etc/yum.repos.d directory in Fedora/Redhat.
For well known repositories it is best and more simpler to install a .rpm package to add the repositories to your system. Such as below, which will add the livna-release repositories to your system. You would substitute the URL with one you have found on the internet.

rpm -Uvh http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/rpm.livna.org/livna-release.rpm

For repositories that need to be installed manually it is a little bit different we have to create a

Linux and Unix

If your new to Linux you would of most probably heard of the word ‘Repositories’ and wondered what exactly are ‘Repositories’. Taken from the singular word of ‘Repository’ meaning a…

Linux and Unix