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I have alot of questions and I start with how can I watch videos in youtube because I keep downloading the latest flash player but is not working and I was wondering what does yum update do? And the last question I have is I install Fedora 8 on my computer and i was wondering how do I upgrade to Fedora 11?
You can't upgrade in-situ; you need to backup any personal data and install F11 from scratch.
NB: Fedora versions only get update support for 13 mths. You may want a long term (5-7 yrs) distro like Centos (free version of RHEL).
To watch youtube videos you need to install flashplayer into firefox. You can download the .rpm file from adobe.com. Or you can just get the tar.gz source file. Extract it and put it in /usr/lib/firefox/pluggins or /usr/lib/mozzilla/plugins