Saturday, January 14, 2012

CONFIGURE WORDPRESS IN FEDORA

First for using wordpress fedora we need to install apache(httpd)server,mysqld,php

yum install httpd
yum install mysql mysql-server
yum install php phpmyadmin


check the status of httpd and mysql

service httpd status
service mysql status


add both to startup

chkconfig httpd on
chkconfig mysql on


if needed restart stop and start the both services
service httpd restart
service mysql restart


any problem with httpd use -t to get the reason

httpd -t

type in the browser localhost to get fedora defaul page

go to /etc/httpd/conf.d/welcome.conf and comment all the lines



now downlaod the wordpress form there site

cd /tmp
wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz


now decompress the fileto /var/www/html/

tar -xvzf latest.tar.gz -C /var/www/html

change the privilage of the folder by

chmod -R 777 /var/www/html/

now we need to create database

mysql
create user user_name identified by password
create database database_name;
grand all on database_name to user_name;
flush privilages;
exit;


now go to borwser and type localhost/wordpress to get the configuration file of the wordpress

database: database_name
username:user_name
password:password
host:localhost:


and click next

to finish installing giving mail id username and password

if the config file is not made open the file /var/www/html/wordpress/wp-config-sample.php and make the need changed u will get the code to replace for the config not created page and save the page as wp-config.php

Friday, January 13, 2012

INSTALLING GOOGLE CHROME IN FEDORA

First make the google repo file(google.repo) and copy it in /etc/yum.repo.d/

and later run

yum install google-chrome-stable


content of google.repo file should be a below

[google64]
name=Google - x86_64
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/rpm/stable/x86_64
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

AUTO PLUS for fedora

Autoplus

This is a simple program to make life easier and quicker for installing (also can unistall) those much needed extra's in fedora,
To install just copy below in a terminal (When asked for a password it is the root password required)

install / uninstall Adobe Flash, codecs, Google Earth, Skype, Sun Java, VirtualBox, WinFF, Imagination, Cinelerra, Hugin Panorama Creator, Lightscribe, Dropbox, extra backgrounds and sudo with or without password for current user. And of course, it also adds all the repositories required to install these applications.

su -c 'yum -y --nogpgcheck install http://dnmouse.org/autoplus-1.3-3.noarch.rpm'

If required here is the signing key(not necessary)


su -c 'rpm --import http://dnmouse.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-dnmouse'


taken from
http://www.dnmouse.org/autoten/autoplus.html

Installing malayalam font in Fedora


  1. yum remove lohit-malayalam

  2. yum install scim-lang-malayalam

  3. su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update im-chooser'

  4. yum install ibus yum install smc-fonts*


download swanalekha-ml-1-1.fc8.i386.rpm from 
             http://wiki.smc.org.in/Swanalekha


  1. rpm -i swanalekha-ml-1-1.fc8.i386.rpm 

  2. yum update pango libic

  3. yum install aspell-ml swanalekha-ml

  4. yum install smc-fonts-malayalam xkeyboard-config dhvan NOW go to applications and select "select input method" and select ibus and its done

Monday, January 2, 2012

how to install firefox in fedora

first add the following repos to the yum by following the steps

first become root with su command and put the following 2 commands to download new rpm fusion in terminal

  1. rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm

  2. rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm


now try

yum list firefox

if rpm fusion is installed correctly it wiil display current version of firefox installed and available updates

then to update

yum update firefox

 

its doneee