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11 Adobe Reader

To download Adobe Reader, go to http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2_allversions.html and select the following:

Operating system: Unix/Linux
Version: Linux (.rpm)
Your language

Then click on Continue:

Then click on the Download Adobe Reader button and install the package exactly as shown for the TrueType fonts and RealPlayer in the two previous chapters:

 

12 Multimedia Codecs

To install multimedia codecs, open a terminal and become root:

su

Then run

wget ftp://mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/all-20061022.tar.bz2
tar xjf all-20061022.tar.bz2
mkdir /usr/lib/win32
mv all-20061022/* /usr/lib/win32
rm -fr all-20061022*

 

13 Skype

To download Skype, go to http://www.skype.com/download/skype/linux/, and choose RPM for Fedora Core 5 (works for Fedora 7, too):

Then install it exactly as shown for RealPlayer, Adobe Reader, and the TrueType fonts before:

 

14 Opera

Go to http://www.opera.com/download/ in your browser and select Fedora as distribution, then Fedora Core 5, Core 6. Click on the Download Opera button and install it exactly as shown for the previous packages:

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