Wednesday, 6 October 2010

EasyLife - Allows new and even experienced users to install and configure software on Fedora

easyLife allows new and even experienced users to install and configure software on Fedora, just by clicking. It's simple and clean. Among others, these are some of easyLife features:

    * Sets "sudo" command up for your regular user;
    * Configures RPMFusion repository for extra and non-free software;
    * Installs Flash Player plugin;
    * Installs all kinds of Codecs (h264,divx,xvid,mp3 etc);
    * Installs nvidia drivers;
    * Installs Skype;
    * Installs Sun Java and Sun Java Plugin for Firefox;
    * Integrates Sun Java with system-switch-java;
    * Installs Google apps (Picasa, Desktop);
    * And many others...

Download easylife from here http://easylifeproject.org/

How To Install

Click two times on the downloaded package or su -c "rpm -Uvh easylife-2.1-1.noarch.rpm"

Screenshot



2 comments:

  1. Fedora has really been getting easy and easier for the desktop user. Tried 13 recently and I am really impressed,
    think I am going to use it as my main distro ....
    Fedora needs to adopt this as an official project.

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  2. It is great that someone in the Fedora community is reaching out to the general population. I do the same thing for Ubuntu with BleedingEdge:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/bleedingedge/

    Heck, Mint is all about easy. Both Ubuntu and Novell (Suse) have had 3rd party installers available during installation.

    I used to love Fedora, but stopped using it when they tried to push Fluendo with Werewolf (FC8). Perhaps I will try it again.

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