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CaptSaltyJack
5th February 2007, 09:49 PM
I'm looking for any kind of online guides and FAQs for learning the ins and outs of Fedora, and Linux in general. I have way too many questions to bug people here about, e.g.:

1) Where do people find all those cool applets for gdesklets??
2) How/where do I find themes for Gnome? What's the difference between GTK2 and Metacity? Is GTK2 the controls/buttons, and Metacity is the window border?
3) I noticed themes preinstalled on Fedora have an index.theme file..how do I generate that? How do I make a theme public for all users to use?
4) How do I install new icon sets?
5) I've heard about some kind of kmod-nvidia module that is supposedly the best driver for nVidia cards, where can I get details on how to get it and install it?
6) I see 'httpd' is installed, but how do I make sure it starts up when the system boots?

And countless other questions on administration, setting up php, MySQL, etc.

Help? :D

joe.pelayo
5th February 2007, 11:19 PM
There is very good guide in http://easylinux.info check the section for Fedora. I am not sure if all your questions are solved there though.
Joe.

CaptSaltyJack
5th February 2007, 11:27 PM
Wow, that's quite a guide. Thanks!!

Mat
5th February 2007, 11:31 PM
there are fedorafaq.org, the how-tos in this forum. and stanley's FC installation notes (don't remember the url, use search) to name a few..


Mat

joe.pelayo
5th February 2007, 11:35 PM
Originally posted by CaptSaltyJack
Wow, that's quite a guide. Thanks!!

You are welcome, however there is nothing more useful than a forum's (like this) guides/threads. Most problems have already been solved.
Joe.

JN4OldSchool
5th February 2007, 11:36 PM
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-fc6.html

http://www.fedorafaq.org/

stanmc
5th February 2007, 11:38 PM
there are fedorafaq.org, the how-tos in this forum. and stanley's FC installation notes (don't remember the url, use search) to name a few.. MatThere are the Stanton Finley Installation Notes for FC5 last updated August 2006

http://stanton-finley.net/fedora_core_5_installation_notes.html

I believe S Finley left FC for Ubuntu. There don't appear to be any SF installation notes for FC6.

There is a guide by Mauriat Miranda @

http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-fc6.html

Mat
6th February 2007, 12:09 AM
ok, didn't know about the guide... but fedorafaq just got updated to FC6