Post-installation recommendations for Red Hat 8

  • Take advantage of the subscription to update the system (subscription-manager) and install packages
# yum update

Install gnome-tweaks tool:

# yum install gnome-tweaks

Install flash plugin:

go to https://get.adobe.com/es/flashplayer/

# yum localinstall paqueteflashxxxx.rpm (once downloaded)

# yum install flash-plugin

Enable NTFS support on Red Hat:

Enable EPEL as documented in How to use Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL)

Install the ntfs-3g package

# yum install ntfs-3g

Enable NTFS support on Centos 7:

# yum install epel-release

# yum install ntfs-3g 

Open a terminal from the gnome context menu

Install VLC as a flatpak … the flatpak package includes all dependencies

# yum install nautilus-open-terminal

Install VLC

# flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://dl.flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo 
# flatpak install flathub org.videolan.VLC

Install KVM

If you need work with virtual machines, the kvm is a good Hypervisor option:

# dnf install qemu-kvm qemu-img libvirt virt-install libvirt-client
...
# systemctl start libvirtd
# systemctl enable libvirtd

If you need to work with graphic environment, install virt-manager tool:

# dnf install virt-manager

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