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tammysu4 30th July 2011 02:37 PM

Help! Newbie here
I'm new to F15, and can't seem to find the package manager. I want to install Firefox, can anyone help me please?:rolleyes:

DBelton 30th July 2011 02:46 PM

Re: Help! Newbie here
There are several places you can do this.


go to your Activities overview, select Applications. You should see the "Add/Remove software icon near the top of the list. (It has an icon that looks like 4 boxes)


open a terminal window, or use ctrl-alt-f2 to open a console
if in a terminal, IF in a console, jusr login as root and run yum install firefox


su -
(root password)

yum install firefox

glennzo 30th July 2011 02:47 PM

Re: Help! Newbie here
Assuming you're using Gnome 3, move your mouse pointer to the top left, select Applications and then select the Add/Remove Software icon.

And welcome to Fedora and the Fedora Forum :)

tammysu4 30th July 2011 03:06 PM

Re: Help! Newbie here
Thank you, you were of great help. I really appreciate your quick response.

glennzo 30th July 2011 04:27 PM

Re: Help! Newbie here
You're welcome.

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