Tag: fedora

  • Fedora 20: ifconfig missing on minimal install

    Fedora 20: ifconfig missing on minimal install

      If you have selected the minimal install option you might be surprised by just how minimal it is; one example is that the ifconfig command is not available. The command yum install ifconfig doesn’t work – it’s part of another broader package. We can find out which one that is by running: yum provides…

  • How to install the NFS client packages on Fedora 20 and automatically mount NFS shares

    How to install the NFS client packages on Fedora 20 and automatically mount NFS shares

      We were asked how to set up a Fedora 20 virtual machine to access folders on an already-set-up Ubuntu Server machine using NFS. A folder has been created on the Fedora VM to mount the NFS share to (/opt/documents in this case). First we install the relevant packages on Fedora:   sudo yum install…

  • Fedora 20 – How to make SSH automatically start on boot (sshd.service)

    Fedora 20 – How to make SSH automatically start on boot (sshd.service)

      If you are coming to Fedora from Ubuntu you may be surprised that installing the package doesn’t automatically start the SSH daemon on boot. We can change this with the following command, run as root:   systemctl  enable sshd.service   The next time you boot your SSH server should have started automatically.

  • Fedora 20: Installing packages

      To install a package on Fedora via the command line, we use the yum command like so:   yum install [package]   Using tmux as an example:   yum install tmux   Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit Resolving Dependencies –> Running transaction check —> Package tmux.x86_64 0:1.8-3.fc20 will be installed –> Finished Dependency Resolution Dependencies…

  • Fedora 20: Updating via the command line

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      Fedora, unlike Ubuntu with apt-get, uses yum to update it’s software. Run the following as root (either by logging in as root or using su in front of the command):   yum update   You will see a list of the updated packages and a confirmation at the end. On our test system it…

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