Children and button cell batteries: a dangerous combination

Make sure you either don’t buy toys that use button cell batteries or you make sure you always keep a close watch on toys that use such batteries. It is frightening to read that the safe window to remove swallowed batteries is only two hours!

Toy recall, report signal small-battery dangers.

Installing Java on Fedora using Yum

If you’re a bit dubious of GUIs or you’re simply fed up with the “Add/Remove Software” application that comes with Fedora, you might just decide to launch a terminal window and add/remove packages using old school methods.

To do that, just follow these steps:

  1. Launch the Terminal application (Click Applications/System Tools/Terminal)
  2. Log in as root by typing “su -” and the password
  3. Type “yum install java”
  4. Sit back and enjoy. However, you will still to answer a few prompts here and there so don’t get too comfortable.