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