Terminal Setup

#1. Install a minimal version of Fedora

yum install -y setuptool # installs the setup/config tool (which starts when typing in setup)
yum install -y pam_krb5 # install Kerberos login support
yum install -y system-config-network system-config-firewall ntsysv nscd systemdisplay system-config-keyboard dejavu*fonts*
yum install -y alsa-utils alsa-driver alsa-lib firefox mozilla-vlc

yum groupinstall "X Window System"
yum groupinstall XFCE
yum update -y
#configure networking, xwindows and add users

vi /etc/gdm/custom.conf
# add these lines to the [daemon] section:


rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm # installs rpmfusion for additional packages
yum install -y wget unzip openssh-clients vlc

Open Firefox and disable session store

  • Open about:config in the Firefox location bar
  • Type browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash in the filter box, or search for it manually
  • Double click browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash
  • It should change from browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash default boolean true
    browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash user_set boolean false
  • Close and restart Firefox, and it should not warn you anymore