Category Archives: Desktop

Reload udev rules without reboot

Reload udev rules without reboot :

start_udev do the work, but isn't a good idea....better use the following commands 

on rh6 :

/sbin/udevadm trigger --type=subsystems --action=add
/sbin/udevadm trigger --type=devices --action=add

on rh 5 :

echo change > /sys/block/sdd/uevent
echo change > /sys/block/sdd/sdd1/uevent


Fedora 18 and Systemd


Show all the services :

chkconfig –list

with systemctl :
systemctl list-unit-files –type=service

start or stop a service

/etc/init.d/httpd start or service httpd start

/etc/init.d/httpd stop or service httpd stop

with systemctl :

systemctl start httpd.service

systemctl stop httpd.service

enable or disable services :

chkconfig –add httpd && chkconfig httpd on

chkconfig httpd off

with systemctl :

systemct enable httpd.service

systemct disable httpd.service

Upgrade Fedora 17 to Fedora 18

fedora-linux-logoPreliminary operations to upgrade Fedora 17 to Fedora 18

init 3
yum update yum
yum clean all

yum –releasever=18 –disableplugin=presto distro-sync

rpm –rebuilddb
yum distro-sync

rpmconf -a -fvimdiff

Reboot  🙂


Adobe Flash Player 10 for 64-bit Linux

Finalmente e’ uscita l’alpha di flash player 10 di adobe per linux 64bit, e’ scaricabile dal sito :

copiare il pacchetto in /home/$USER/.mozilla/plugins/


Adobe Flash player su Fedora 10 x64

Firefox non deve essere in running , installare flash player rpm a 32bit dal sito dell’adobe.

yum -y install nspluginwrapper
yum -y install nspluginwrapper-.1.10-1.fc10.i386

/usr/lib64/nspluginwrapper/npconfig -i /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
/usr/lib64/nspluginwrapper/npconfig -v -a -u


Cairo Dock

Un’interessante addon per il vostro desktop che insieme a Compiz Fusion rendera’ entusiasmante la vostra interfaccia grafica.

Installazione di Cairo Dock :

yum -y install cairo-dock cairo-dock-devel cairo-dock-plug-ins cairo-dock-themes

per eseguire Cairo Dock in automatico alla partenza :

System -> Preferences -> Personal -> Sessions

su Stertup Programs fare +ADD e aggiungere cairo-dock .