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10 TrueType Fonts

To install Windows TrueType fonts, open a terminal and become root again:

su

Then run:

cd /tmp/
wget http://corefonts.sourceforge.net/msttcorefonts-2.0-1.spec
yum -y install rpm-build cabextract ttmkfdir

rpmbuild -bb msttcorefonts-2.0-1.spec
rpm -ivh /root/rpmbuild/RPMS/noarch/msttcorefonts-2.0-1.noarch.rpm --nodeps

To check if the TrueType fonts have been installed correctly, open a word processor like OpenOffice. You should now find your new Windows fonts there:

 

11 libdvdcss2

To install libdvdcss2, open a terminal again, become root...

su

... and run the following command:

rpm -ivh http://dl.atrpms.net/all/libdvdcss2-1.2.10-5.fc11.i586.rpm

 

12 Win32-Codecs

To install Win32-codecs, open a terminal again, become root...

su

... and run the following commands:

cd /tmp/
wget http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/all-20071007.tar.bz2
tar xfvj all-20071007.tar.bz2
mkdir /usr/lib/codecs/
cp all-20071007/* /usr/lib/codecs/
ln -s /usr/lib/codecs/ /usr/lib/win32

 

13 RealPlayer

To install RealPlayer, visit http://www.real.com/linux/ in Firefox and download the RPM package (don't hit the big yellow Download RealPlayer button, but use the small link RPM Package below it instead):

Select Open with Package Installer (default) in the Firefox download dialogue:

The Package Installer will then come up and guide you through the installation.

 

14 Opera

Go to http://www.opera.com/download/ in your browser and select Fedora as distribution, then Fedora 7, 8, 9, 10. Click on the Download Opera button...

... and select Open with Package Installer (default):

The Package Installer will then come up and guide you through the installation.

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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By: kostigoff

Location for "11 libdvdcss2" should be changed to http://dl.atrpms.net/f11-i386/atrpms/stable/libdvdcss2-1.2.10-5.fc11.i586.rpm

 

And thank you for great manuals