hi friends ! I am newbie to fedora 16 . I used ubuntu before this jump. i have installed fedora just now . i need software packages which i used in ubuntu. to install vlc , i hit following command on terminal :
$ yum install vlc
Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
You need to be root to perform this command.
a) how do i become root in fedora ? b) I have given a password during installation.But the password is not prompted after hitting that command. I think my user account do not have or missing some administrator level previllages.
Please help me to clear it . Proceed to install other packages :
1. sun or oracle java jdk
2. libre office package
4. gnome tweak tool
5. blue tooth manager
6. netbeans or an editor equivalent to notepad++
10. mysql jdbc driver for linux
i have to install all of them . These are my needs. Kindly ! guide me to install them all please .......
Thanks a lot in advance !