Recently I got a chance to deliver a short talk during Fedora Activity Day 2011 at UCTI, Technology Park, Kuala Lumpur. My talk basically was targeted to undergraduate who (I thought so) attended that slot.
This may not *directly* related to LaTeX, but given you are using Fedora and wondering how life may be easier with prepackaged RPM for JabRef, this might assist you a bit. I managed to get it worked on my machine.. so comments are welcomed.
I wrote the tips in my personal blog.. just click here