All things Fedora

A Service Has Gone Rogue. How Do I Manage It?

January 8, 2019 - Estimated 3 minute read

Once I installed a development service on port 3000 and I forgot about it. When I ran my project I couldn't start it because the port was in use. Baffled. 😕 This post forms part of a sequence of command line references that I will be writing where I…

Setting up my environment in Fedora - Installing apps

October 20, 2018 - Estimated 5 minute read

I had to re-install so I documented my process. In this post, I focus on the installation of my most used apps. Get ready is Dandified YUM, a -based distribution package manager. To speed up the upgrade download times, try using fastest mirror. Ap…

Setting up my environment in Fedora - Customizing my shell

October 20, 2018 - Estimated 4 minute read

I had to re-install so I documented my process. In this post, I focus on configuring my shell for a personalized experience. Install Oh My Zsh zsh is an interactive shell with many features that improve the command line experience. Oh My Zsh is a ve…

Setting up my environment in Fedora - Creating a boot disk

October 20, 2018 - Estimated 1 minute read

I had to re-install so I documented my process. In this post, I focus on getting a Fedora 28 live media installation ready on a USB boot disk so that I can begin the installation process. Note: I am using a Lenovo Ideapad 330. When the logo appears …

Setting up my environment in Fedora - Creating backups

October 20, 2018 - Estimated 3 minute read

I had to re-install so I documented my process. In this post, I focus on getting my data backed up so that I can restore it after the installation. Whatever isn't in git gets archived. This is mainly my home directory. I want it backed up to my VM a…

Setting up my environment in Fedora

October 20, 2018 - Estimated 3 minute read

I needed to format my HDD because ... reasons. 😁 For a change, I decided to play around with Fedora instead of Ubuntu. The installation was painless and the user experience is much like what I am used to. I had a few hiccups on this journey mainly d…