1. Create a Live USB drive, instructions

Fedora Installations Steps

  1. Enter BIOS and make UEFI bootable --- clarify this
  2. Insert USB Drive in computer
  3. Shutdown computer
  4. Turn on computer, and while it boots tap the f12 key until you enter boot mode
  5. Select the USB drive name to boot from that newly created Live USB
  6. Press Enter
  7. Follow the prompts on the screen
  8. Create both a SUDO account and a User account during the installation wizard
  9. Re-boot the computer when the wizard instructs

Update Fedora

  1. su
  2. gedit /etc/dnf/dnf.conf
  3. add this line to bottom of file: fastestmirror=True
  4. Click the Super-Key then type Terminal and press enter to launch a Terminal instance
  5. $ sudo dnf update

Install vim

  1. sudo dnf install vim
  2. key 'y' then press enter

Install Kerberos

  1. $ sudo dnf install krb5-workstation
  2. key 'y' then press enter

Configure Trackpad

  1. Click the Super-key then type Settings and press enter
  2. Select Mouse & Touchpad
  3. Increase trackpad Speed to Max
  4. Turn off natural scrolling

Configure Firefox Kerb

  • about:config

Setup Fedy

  1. Click the Super-key then type Terminal and press enter
  2. $ curl | sudo bash
  3. this does not prompt for password, it loads a blank line and then enter your password

Install Apps with Fedy

  1. Click the Super-key then type fedy and press enter
  2. Install Adobe Flash
  3. Setup Better font rendering

Install Google Chrome

  1. Navigation to
  2. Open with Software Installer

Install Visual Studio Code

  1. Navigate to
    Extensions used:
  2. Auto-Open Markdown Preview
  3. Copy Markdown as HTML
  4. Output Colorizer
  5. Vim
  6. Google Search
  7. Material-theme
  8. Debugger for Chrome
  9. Python
  10. HTML Snippets
  11. Trailing Spaces
  12. Hacker Style Themes
  13. Start any shell

Install Archimate Modeling Tool

  1. Navigate to
  2. Download Archi
  3. Place Program folder in desired location (mine is ~/Programs/Archi/
  4. Create archimate-tool.desktop to put application in the application menu. See
  5. See archimate-tool.desktop file

Install rxvt-unicode-256color.x86_64

Install i3

$ sudo dnf install i3 i3status dmenu i3lock xbacklight feh conky

Synchronize config files from github

get compton, i3-gaps, rofi -

install googlecl to provide command google

install sudo dnf install py3status

install sudo dnf install fontawesome-fonts.....noarch

install sudo dnf install google-droid-sans-mono-fonts.noarch

install sudo dnf install gnome-characters.x86_64

install sudo dnf install arandr

install sudo dnf install scrot

install sudo dnf install gimp

install sudo dnf install inkscape

install strace

install sudo dnf install ncurses-term

install acpi

install vundle with the following plugins:

  • see .vimrc

install stuff for YouCompleteMe @ vimawesome