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How can I install software in my Fedora 23? [closed]

asked 2015-12-09 04:40:31 -0500

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I don't know how.I read the Fedora documentation, and it says that I use packagekit. But I can't find the software 'packagekit' in the installation.

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florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2015-12-09 10:29:24 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-12-09 05:08:56 -0500

updated 2015-12-09 05:13:49 -0500

There are different tools. You can begin with "Software". Just press the "Super" key (ie Windows key) and enter software, a white bag icon appears. Click on it. Note : this tool allows to access only on a part of the software catalogue.

You can use the Terminal console too. Enter dnf search <key words> then when you find the package/software you want run sudo dnf install <package name>.

If you want extra softwares like vlc, kodi, virtualbox, audio&video codecs... you need to install the RPMFusion Repo.

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Thanks man. I probably will need RPMFusion Repo to watch movies in 'Videos'. I need video codecs.

eron_ee gravatar imageeron_ee ( 2015-12-09 05:28:47 -0500 )edit

Fedora provides free codecs. From the RPMFusion, you will find mainly the non-free codecs. For example, you can add mp3, aac plugins to audacious, install audacity-freeword (embedded with mp3...), and all the gstreamer-plugins.

You can have a look directly from the repo list : free and non-free.

yolo gravatar imageyolo ( 2015-12-09 05:43:26 -0500 )edit

I downloaded RPMFusion Repo. I still can't find the codec I am looking for.

eron_ee gravatar imageeron_ee ( 2015-12-09 05:54:15 -0500 )edit

ok, which codecs are you looking for? for which apps?

yolo gravatar imageyolo ( 2015-12-09 05:56:56 -0500 )edit

for the default application 'Video' and I watch xmovies8.org

eron_ee gravatar imageeron_ee ( 2015-12-09 05:58:12 -0500 )edit

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