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Fedora 20 Post Installation Software Configuration Guide

This is the post installation software configuration guide for Fedora 20.  For installation of Fedora 20, please refer to  Install F edora 20 on VirtualBox with Guest Additions   or  Installation Guide for Fedora 20 . For netinstall, refer to  Install Fedora 20 using Netinstall . System Update After installation of Fedora 20, the first thing you need to do is to update the system.  You can perform system update by going to  Activities  and type in "software" in the search box. The result is shown below:  Click  Software and the system will launch the application as follows: You can search and install new software from this All tab. Select Updates , any new updates will be reflected here. Alternatively, you could perform system update using the command: sudo yum update You need to reboot the operating system if you have installed a new kernel. Software Installation Some of the essential software applications were prelo

Install Fedora 20 on VirtualBox with Guest Additions

The following installation guide demonstrate the procedure for installing  Fedora 20  on  VirtualBox . This procedure was tested on VirtualBox installed in a Mac Mini host. For installation of Fedora 20 on a computer, please refer to  Installation Guide for Fedora 20 . For netinstall, refer to the post Install Fedora 20 using Netinstall . This installation guide consist of 3 parts: Configuration of Virtual Machine, Installing Fedora 20 and Install VirtualBox Linux Guest Additions. Configuration of Virtual Machine On the VirtualBox Manager, click  New . Enter the name of virtual machine, select Linux as type and select Fedora . Click Continue . Enter the allocation of system memory to the virtual machine. For Fedora system GNOME desktop it is recommended to allocate 2048MB or 4096MB depending on your resources. Click  Continue . Select "Create a virtual hard disk now" . Click  Create . Leave the hard disk file type as def