Fedy is an open source and free command-line/graphical software, specifically designed for the Fedora Linux operating system, that allows users to effortlessly install various proprietary applications and plugins.
The program can help you install multimedia codecs, Adobe Flash Player plugin, Oracle Java plguin, Microsoft fonts, as well as to do various other useful tweaks, such as auto-login, add user to sudoers, etc., on your Fedora Linux distribution.
Previously known as Fedora Utils
With Fedy you can also turn off unnecessary daemons, view your system information and much more with just few clicks. For legal reasons, the program has been renamed from Fedora Utils to Fedy on February 1, 2014.
It is designed only for official Fedora distributions, including all of its spins with the Xfce, LXDE or KDE desktop environments. The program should also work with various Fedora derivatives, and it’s fully compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit hardware platforms.
Getting started with Fedy
Installing Fedy on your Fedora Linux operating system is the easiest of tasks, as you can copy and paste the following line of code into a terminal emulator window to install it system wide and make it available to all users on your system. Please note that root privileges are required to install Fedy.
su -c "curl https://satya164.github.io/fedy/fedy-installer -o fedy-installer && chmod +x fedy-installer && ./fedy-installer"
The above command, will download the latest version of the Fedy pre-built binary from its homepage, save it on the current directory where you’ve opened the terminal emulator, make it executable and run it, so you can start using it immediately without any fuss.
Simply follow the on-screen instructions to install software packages that are not available in the official Fedora software repositories, disable unnecessary daemons, fix common issues, optimize the boot process, as well as to view system information.