Tag: package installation

flatpak – get latest libreoffice

flatpak is tool similar to 0install. You can find more details here.

# Get the gnome-sdk gpg keys
wget https://sdk.gnome.org/keys/gnome-sdk.gpg
# Add the keys to trusted keys
flatpak remote-add --user --gpg-import=gnome-sdk.gpg gnome https://sdk.gnome.org/repo/

# Install pre-requisite gnome
flatpak install --user gnome org.gnome.Platform 3.20

# Download the flatpak file and install it. Or you can follow the next step.
wget 'http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/flatpak/latest/LibreOffice.flatpak'
flatpak install --user --bundle LibreOffice.flatpak

# Install flatpak without downloading
flatpak install --user gnome org.gnome.Platform.Locale 3.20

# Run you brand new shiny latest libreoffice
flatpak run org.libreoffice.LibreOffice

# At a later date, when you want to update libreoffice.
flatpak update --user org.libreoffice.LibreOffice

autoten- install nvidia, gnome color chooser and many others in one click on Fedora.

There is a application/GUI called autoten from Dangermouse, find here, which will help you install these.

  • designed to help get basics up and running fast
  • dvdplayback plus other codecs needed
  • parental controls
  • flash plugin
  • video card drivers
  • wireless drivers
  • set up sudo
  • java 6u7
  • realplayer
  • googleearth
  • frostwire
  • Limewire
  • lightscribe
  • compiz-fusion
  • skype
  • parental controls
  • plus many others

I tried it to install couple of things and it was a breeze. Here is a screenshot of the application.