The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 18 XFCE - Page 4
9 TrueType Fonts
To install Windows TrueType fonts, open a terminal and become root again:
yum -y install rpm-build cabextract ttmkfdir
rpm -ivh http://easylinux.info/uploads/msttcorefonts-1.3-4.noarch.rpm --nodeps
To check if the TrueType fonts have been installed correctly, open a word processor like LibreOffice. You should now find your new Windows fonts there:
To install libdvdcss2, open a terminal again, become root...
... and run the following command:
For 32-bit systems:
rpm -ivh http://dl.atrpms.net/f18-i386/atrpms/stable/libdvdcss2-1.2.11-6.fc18.i686.rpm
For 64-bit systems:
rpm -ivh http://dl.atrpms.net/f18-x86_64/atrpms/stable/libdvdcss2-1.2.11-6.fc18.x86_64.rpm
(If the download location doesn't exist anymore because there's a newer libdvdcss2 package, you can find that package on http://dl.atrpms.net/f18-i386/atrpms/stable/ for i686 systems and on http://dl.atrpms.net/f18-x86_64/atrpms/stable/ for x86_64 systems.)
11 Win32 Codecs
To install Win32-codecs, open a terminal again, become root...
... and run the following commands:
Go to http://www.opera.com/browser/download/ in your browser and select Fedora as distribution. Click on the Download Opera button...
... and select Open with Software Install (default):
YUM Extender will then come up and guide you through the installation.
To integrate Dropbox into the Thunar file explorer (default file explorer for XFCE), we do the following:
su -c 'yum install thunarx-python Thunar-devel'
cd ~ && wget -O - "http://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf -
Start the Dropbox daemon:
To make Dropbox start automatically when you login, go to Settings > Session and Startup and open the Application Autostart tab where you click on the Add button:
Create a new entry as follows:
Then create Send To actions for Thunar as follows:
mkdir -p ~/.local/share/Thunar/sendto
That's it - you can now use Dropbox from Thunar: