Fedora FAQ

How to change into root in terminal

Either command below will work

su -

sudo -i

How to Suspend system from terminal

How to Hibernate system from terminal

How to Upgrade packages

sudo yum update

How to update Distro Version

sudo yum install fedora-upgrade

sudo fedora-upgrade

How to display current Fedora Version in terminal

uname -a

How to load Fedora LiveCD into RAM

Add the following to the boot parameters


Build your own Fedora Live CD


Change the Default Boot Parameters

Edit the file - /etc/default/grub

Run the following command to Rebuild

grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg

How to install flash on 64 Bit Fedora

sudo rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

sudo rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

sudo yum check-update

sudo yum install flash-plugin nspluginwrapper alsa-plugins-pulseaudio libcurl

Download yumflash.sh Script to complete Automatically

How to install Nvidia Drivers in fedora

sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm

sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm

sudo yum check-update

sudo yum install akmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs

How to view disk usage and IO's

sudo yum install iotop

sudo iotop

How to minimize disk I/O writes to storage

Open text editor as root

change directories to /etc/systemd

open file journald.conf

change the following line


change to