Fedora 20 desktop setup

Posted by jason on Sept. 6, 2014, 12:33 p.m.
Tags: fedora linux sysadmin

Here's what I do after a fresh Fedora 20 install:

No password sudo


$ sudo su -
$ visudo

Add this line at the bottom:


myusername   ALL=(ALL)       NOPASSWD: ALL

Update everything

Duh.


$ yum update

Install some nice programs


$ yum install vim rxvt-unicode-256color zsh mplayer

Add rpmfusion repo and install some good ...


Fedora 20 Steam OpenGL not using direct rendering

Posted by jason on Sept. 6, 2014, 9:05 a.m.
Tags: fedora linux steam sysadmin

I had this problem after installing steam from rpmfusion:

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=9938-EYZB-7457

I'm on 64-bit and this seems to be a 32-bit nvidia issue. The solution was to install the 32-bit nvidia drivers:


$ yum install xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.i686