Adobe Flash Player 23 Beta for Fedora

Linux users have access to both NPAPI and PPAPI versions of Flash Player. However, for the last four years, the NPAPI version has been held at 11.2 and regularly updated with only security fixes while the PPAPI version (used in Chrome and Chromium based browsers), is in line with the standard Windows and Mac releases.[1] … Read more

How to install Skype on Fedora 21 (when in China)

1. Install needed dependencies: $ sudo yum install alsa-lib.i686 fontconfig.i686 freetype.i686 glib2.i686 libSM.i686 libXScrnSaver.i686 libXi.i686 libXrandr.i686 libXrender.i686 libXv.i686 libstdc++.i686 pulseaudio-libs.i686 qt.i686 qt-x11.i686 zlib.i686 qtwebkit.i686 2. Download the Skype rpm via command line as follows: $ wget -c http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-4.3.0.37-fedora.i586.rpm 3. Install Skype via command line: $ sudo yum localinstall skype-4.3.0.37-fedora.i586.rpm 4. Start using it! 🙂

Migrating from Ubuntu to Fedora (the easy way!)

I used to be a fervent user of Ubuntu ever since I tried 8.04 but back then the desktop manager was based in GNOME. Ever since the switch to Unity, my Ubuntu experience was getting less and less friendly, so since 12.04, I started looking for alternatives. The only alternative that got my attention was … Read more