EasyLife for Fedora

Tool for setting up Fedora with full fuctionality

There is a great third party product for Fedora called EasyLife that you can download that installs and configures a ton of addons and settings by default for you (ubuntu users may compare it to the deceased automatix).

It does the following

  • Sets "sudo" command up for your regular user;
  • Configures RPMFusion repository for extra and non-free software;
  • Installs Flash Player plugin;
  • Installs all kinds of multimedia Codecs (h264,divx,xvid,mp3 etc);
  • Installs additional fonts;
  • Installs Skype;
  • Installs Sun Java and Sun Java Plugin for Firefox;
  • Integrates Sun Java with system-switch-java;
  • Installs Google apps (Picasa, Desktop);
  • And many others...

It's available for Fedora and is a handy tool to save some time setting up the desktop for the first time.