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Wireless not working? Try installing kmod-wl . . .

If you see a missing firmware message on your shiny new Fedora installation, for your (broadcom) wireless card, what you can do is install kmod-wl package, from the rpmfusion-nonfree repository. When you install it, it pulls the necessary firmware required for the type of wireless card you have on your lap/desk-top.

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[Urdu CBT] Using Fedora 15 Live ISO Image

This CBT describes, how you can use a Fedora 15 Live ISO image to write/burn to a USB disk, and using that to boot and install a fully functional Fedora 15 desktop. Works with all versions of Fedora 15 desktops (LiveDesktop/GNOME, KDE, LXDE, XFCE); including both 32 and 64 bit versions. The CBTs are stored . . . → Read More: [Urdu CBT] Using Fedora 15 Live ISO Image

[Urdu CBT] Brief Introduction to GNOME 3 desktop in Fedora 15

“Brief Introduction to GNOME 3 desktop in Fedora 15″ is a 15 minutes video (CBT) in Urdu, showing the ease of use of the new GNOME desktop, which comes with Fedora 15. The CBT is available at http://downloads.wbitt.com . Go to CBTs->CBTs by Kamran->Urdu->EmbracingLinux-Fedora

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[Urdu CBT] Embracing Linux: Fedora: Part 12: System Administration – VSFTPD Server (CLI)

This part covers the VSFTPD server. The commands / method is applicable on RHEL, Fedora and CENTOS.

RPM, Port, Service Name and Process Name Configuration Files location, Log file locations Anonymous FTP chroot_local_user Using ftp and sftp to connect and manage websites hosted as Apache vhosts on the same server.

Note: Port, Service Name and . . . → Read More: [Urdu CBT] Embracing Linux: Fedora: Part 12: System Administration – VSFTPD Server (CLI)

[Urdu CBT] Embracing Linux: Fedora: Part 11: System Administration – Apache Web Server (CLI)

This CBT covers Apache Web Service. The commands / method is applicable on RHEL, Fedora and CENTOS.

RPM, Port, Service Name and Process Name Configuration Files location, Log file locations UserDir Virtual Hosting using Apache VHOST Setting up correct directory permissions and ownerships, to provide security and privacy to individual vhosts and FTP users accessing . . . → Read More: [Urdu CBT] Embracing Linux: Fedora: Part 11: System Administration – Apache Web Server (CLI)

[Urdu CBT] Embracing Linux: Fedora: Part 10: System Administration – Run Levels, Init Scripts and Services (CLI)

Part 10 and onwards, cover the topics related to System Administration. The commands / services / configurations shown in these videos are 100% compatible between RHEL, Fedora and CENTOS. EmbracingLinux-Fedora-010-RunLevels.ogv 41M EmbracingLinux-Fedora-010-InitScriptsAndLogFiles.ogv 21M

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[Urdu CBT] Embracing Linux: Fedora: Part 9: Basic Commands (CLI)

The following commands are covered:

pwd, ls, cp, mv, rm, cd, mkdir, rmdir, tar, gzip, bzip2, zip/unzip, ln, cat, head, tail, more, less, echo, touch, locate, find, tree, which, whereis, $PATH, who, w, whoami, last, su, chmod, chown, umask, ps, kill, pstree, uptime, top, /proc/cpuinfo, /proc/meminfo, free, dmidecode, lspci, uname, /etc/redhat-release, yum, rpm, ifconfig, route, . . . → Read More: [Urdu CBT] Embracing Linux: Fedora: Part 9: Basic Commands (CLI)

[Urdu CBT] Embracing Linux: Fedora: Part 8: User Management and File Permissions (CLI)

EmbracingLinux-Fedora-008-UserManagementGUI-01.ogv 37M EmbracingLinux-Fedora-008-UserManagementCLI-01.ogv 48M EmbracingLinux-Fedora-008-UserManagementCLI-02.ogv 47M EmbracingLinux-Fedora-008-FileAndDirectoryPermissions-01.ogv 41M

Special thanks to our friend Zulfiqar Ali Khan, for pushing me to work on the remaining CBTs (Part 8 and onwards).

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[Urdu CBT] Understanding IPTables

IPTables is commonly known as the Linux firewall. These (long awaited) CBTs attempt to explain in a simple language, what IPTables are, and how to implement them in your environment.

Understanding-IPTables-01.ogv 78M Understanding-IPTables-02.ogv 23M Understanding-IPTables-03.ogv 71M . . . → Read More: [Urdu CBT] Understanding IPTables

Skype on Fedora 14 – 64 bit – x86_64

Most of the explanation is already at : http://techsnail.com/howtos-tutorials/skype-on-fedora-11-64-bit-x86_64/

Note: The instructions are valid (will work) on 32 bit Fedora as well.

Download Skype for Linux. You will probably not find a 64 bit version. Download 32 bit version: skype-2.1.0.81-fc10.i586.rpm

Then install the following :

yum -y install pulseaudio-libs.i686 pulseaudio-libs-devel.i686 alsa-plugins-pulseaudio.i686 \ libv4l.i686   libXv.i686 . . . → Read More: Skype on Fedora 14 – 64 bit – x86_64