Linux WiFi drivers for 2012 MacBook Pro (Offline method)

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Most Linux distributions don’t ship with the wireless drivers for the MacBook Pro 2012.

This method should work on any Linux distribution that supports this firmware.

This is an offline method, you will need a second computer to copy the zip archive specified and moved to the MacBook Pro 2012, or use Ethernet (with adapter) to download this archive.

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Autodesk Maya 2018 on Fedora 29/30

Here is how to install Autodesk Maya on Fedora 29/30. Maya is the industry standard in Visual Effects, Animation, and the Games industry.

Updated: Grab a copy of Autodesk Maya for Linux from manage.autodesk.com, or here

Fedora is not officially supported by Autodesk, but it can be installed because it is an RPM-based Linux distribution,

This tutorial expects you to know how to use the terminal

Install dependencies.

Run these commands in the terminal

sudo dnf -y install mesa-libGLw mesa-libGLU libXp libXmu libXt libXi libXext libX11 libXinerama libXau libxcb gamin audiofile audiofile-devel e2fsprogs-libs glibc zlib libSM libICE tcsh xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-100dpi xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-75dpi liberation-mono-fonts liberation-fonts-common liberation-sans-fonts liberation-serif-fonts libpng12 libtiff

Soft link the libtiff required as per Maya.

cd /usr/lib64  
sudo ln -s libtiff.so.5 libtiff.so.3

Extract the archive and set it as the current directory.

tar -xvf Autodesk_Maya_2018_EN_Linux_64bit.tgz
cd Autodesk_Maya_2018_EN_Linux_64bit

Launch the setup

sudo ./setup

If you get an error while trying to run setup try this command

sudo QT_X11_NO_MITSHM=1 ./setup

The GUI installer will launch. Go through the installation process, and it should successfully install Maya 2018

Feel free to share this article, hope you have a great time, if you have any questions leave a comment below or email me.

Thanks to the YouTube channel The Art Of Failure to create this video to fix the visual installation bug.

NeoVim on Fedora 21

NeoVim is an open source project to rebuild Vim but with better plugin support and more efficiency for more information over the project visit here

Installing

Logging in as administrator.

 su –  

Adding the Neovim repo for Fedora.

gedit /etc/yum.repos.d/rorgoroth-neovim-fedora-21.repo

Add the following lines in the
rorgoroth-neovim-fedora-21.repo

[rorgoroth-neovim]  
name=Copr repo for neovim owned by rorgoroth  
baseurl=https://copr-be.cloud.fedoraproject.org/results/rorgoroth/neovim/fedora-$releasever-$basearch/  
 skip_if_unavailable=True  
 gpgcheck=1  
 gpgkey=https://copr-be.cloud.fedoraproject.org/results/rorgoroth/neovim/pubkey.gpg  
enabled=1  

Save the file.

Installing NeoVim.

 yum install neovim  

If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment below.