How to Change Fedora 8 Log in Screen

You can download many different login themes from: (Login Manager) (GDM Themes)


Where To Install ?

Go To->System->Administration->LoginWindow->Local->Add The Downloaded File and Close.

Now Log out




Other Useful Applications

Other Useful Applications

Open Terminal type the Following Commands as Per The Applications.

eMule Client

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum install amule

FTP Clients

For KDE users:

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum install kftpgrabber
For Gnome users

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum install gftp


[Puneet@localhost ~]$ sudo yum install unrar

chm reader

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum install gnochm


[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum install linuxdcpp

Partition Editor

For KDE users

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum install qtparted
For Gnome users:

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum install gparted

Google Earth

Go to this page and download GoogleEarthLinux.bin.

Next open a terminal and go to the folder you have saved it.

Install it by typing:

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo sh GoogleEarthLinux.bin

When you first run Google Earth you might get a message about missing Bitstream Vera Sans fonts. To install them type:

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum install bitstream-vera-fonts


First you must install the Skype repository. Open a terminal and type:

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo nano /etc/yum.repos.d/skype.repo
In that file copy the following lines:

name=Skype Repository

Now you can easily install skype by typing:

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum – -enablerepo=skype install skype
At any time you can search for updates like that:

[Puneet@localhost ~] $ sudo yum – -enablerepo=skype update skype

Have Fun 🙂

G Talk,Yahoo,icq,Msn,Myspace Etc:Linux and Windows


Pidgin is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client that allows you to use all of your IM accounts at once.

Pidgin can work with:

  • AIM
  • Bonjour
  • Gadu-Gadu
  • Google Talk
  • Groupwise
  • ICQ
  • IRC
  • MSN
  • MySpaceIM
  • QQ
  • SILC
  • Sametime
  • XMPP
  • Yahoo!
  • Zephyr

Pidgin is free software. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. This means you are free to use it and to modify it, but if you distribute your modifications you must distribute the modified source code as well.

For Pidgin Visit :

Pidgin runs on all Windows and UNIX platforms.

Well Pidgin is All in One and Fantabulous.


Fedora 8 Installation Video

It is a Very Cool Expericence Having Fedora 8 on my System,Well m a Newbie to Linux but Now Get to Know it 🙂

Get to Know about Fedora Go to

My Experience in Configuring Fedora 8 on:

Intel P4.

Nvidia Geforce 6600 :Graphics Card.

1)First go to  :A Video Tour From

It’s a nice step by step Installation Video Tutorial.

Now After Completing Your Complete Set Up You r Having a Local Host with the Name Specified During Installation and Password of YOur Local Host (Like Same u Have in Your Windows).


Screen Shot of Password Prompt Screen.
Login With YOur Local Host and Now You r in the Cool Fedora 8 .