Install Caffeine on Fedora 16 and Fedora 17

In this article I will show you how to install Caffeine on Fedora 16 and Fedora 17.

Caffeine is a life saver software. It blocks the PC from suspending, or get the screen locked, when some applications are running.

I use it to disable any kind of suspend or screen saver action when I watch movies (have VLC or Mplayer opened).

Installing Caffeine on Fedora 16 and Fedora 17:

1. Download the caffeine*.rpm

  • for i686 architecture:

$ download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/zhonghuaren/Fedora_17/src/caffeine-1.0.1-13.2.src.rpm

  • for x86_64 architecture:

$ wget download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/zhonghuaren/Fedora_17/src/caffeine-1.0.1-13.2.src.rpm

2. Install caffeine:
$ sudo rpm -i caffeine*

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2 comments on “Install Caffeine on Fedora 16 and Fedora 17
  1. thisguy says:

    That address for the i686 package is invalid.

  2. razvan says:

    @thisguy: I have fixed the download links. both links work now.

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