Beginning Fedora Desktop, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430265639
  • ISBN-13: 9781430265634
  • DDC: 005.432
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 504 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition is a complete guide to using the Fedora 18 Desktop Linux release as your daily driver for mail, productivity, social networking, and more. Author and Linux expert Richard Petersen delves into the operating system as a whole and offers you a complete treatment of Fedora 18 Desktop installation, configuration, and use. You'll discover how to install Fedora 18 Desktop on any hardware, learn which applications perform which functions, how to manage software updates, tips and tricks for the GNOME 3 and KDE desktops, useful shell commands, and both the Fedora administration and network tools. Get the most out of Fedora 18 Desktop -- including free Office suites, editors, e-book readers, music and video applications and codecs, email clients, Web and FTP browsers, microblogging and IM applications -- with a copy of Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition at your side.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Author.
1: Getting Started.
2: Fedora 18 Introduction.
3: Installation and Upgrade.
4: Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help.
5: Installing and Updating Software: YUM, PackageKit, and RPM.
6: Applications.
7: Office Applications and Editors.
8: Graphics and Multimedia.
9: Mail (E-Mail) and News.
10: Internet Applications: Web and FTP.
11: Social Networking: Microblogging, IM, VoIP, and Social Desktop.
12: Desktops.
13: GNOME 3.
14: The K Desktop Environment: KDE.
15: Shells.
16: Additional Desktops.
17: Administration.
18: Fedora System Tools.
19: System Administration.
20: Network Configuration.
21: Printing.