Join Scott Simpson for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a user, part of Learning Fedora Linux (2015).
- I'm here in the users area of the system settings…and I can see some information…about the user account that I'm using.…I can change some of these things,…like the picture, if I wanted to be say, a guitar.…Or I could change my display name.…I can see that I'm an Administrator…which translates to me being present…in the sudoers file, if you're accustomed to working…with users at the command line.…And I can see my language is set…to English (United States).…I have the opportunity here to change my password.…If I want to, I'd need to type my current password…and then type in the new password twice.…
There's also a handy password assistant…that generates a random password for you,…but I'll cancel out of here for now.…If I want to, I could turn on Automatic Login…which means that when my system starts up,…it wouldn't prompt me to log in.…It would just go straight into the gnome shell…with this account.…Of course, to change that, I would need…to enter my password.…And it shows me that my last login…was currently Logged In.…
- List the things one should do during Fedora installation on VirtualBox.
- Explain how to begin working with files and folders in the GNOME shell.
- Name the minimum requirement for adding a new user.
- Identify where to go to customize the GNOME environment.
- Name the desktop environment that Fedora uses by default.
- List the command that you would issue to install an infrastructure server.
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Why don't the VirtualBox Guest Additions install properly on Fedora 23?
A: It seems that the VirtualBox Guest Additions don’t like the version of the X.Org Server software that comes with the Fedora 23 ISO. Before installing the additions, make sure to run:
sudo dnf update
This will get the latest version of X.Org Server (currently 1.18). After that, restart the VM. Then run:
sudo dnf install gcc kernel-devel-$(uname -r)
This command installs the gcc compiler and updated kernel headers, which the Guest Additions need in order to build themselves. $(uname -r) takes the output of the uname -r command, which returns the current kernel version number, and uses it to request to install the correct version for your system. Then try installing the Guest Additions again. You should see "Installing X.Org Server 1.18 modules [ OK ].” Restart the system again, and the full-screen feature should work.