Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition by Richard Petersen

By Richard Petersen

Beginning Fedora computer: Fedora 18 Edition is an entire consultant to utilizing the Fedora 18 laptop Linux unencumber as your day-by-day motive force for mail, productiveness, social networking, and extra. writer and Linux specialist Richard Petersen delves into the working method as an entire and gives you a whole therapy of Fedora 18 computer install, configuration, and use.

You'll observe tips on how to set up Fedora 18 laptop on any undefined, research which functions practice which capabilities, the right way to manage software updates, counsel and methods for the GNOME three and KDE computers, valuable shell instructions, and either the Fedora management and community tools. 

Get the main out of Fedora 18 machine -- including free workplace suites, editors, ebook readers, track and video purposes and formats, e-mail consumers, internet and FTP browsers, microblogging and IM purposes -- with a duplicate of Beginning Fedora laptop: Fedora 18 Edition at your facet.

What you’ll learn

  • how to put in Fedora 18 computing device on any hardware
  • the on hand GUI offerings, together with KDE, GNOME, and substitute computing device environments
  • how to exploit observe processors, spreadsheets, presentation, and e mail software
  • how to take care of your process and again it up
  • how to take part in social networks utilizing open resource clients

Who this booklet is for

Beginning Fedora laptop: Fedora 18 Edition is for amateur to intermediate clients who're seeking to set up Fedora 18 as their fundamental computing atmosphere.

Table of Contents

  1. Fedora 18 creation
  2. Installation and improve
  3. Usage fundamentals: Login, laptop, and aid
  4. Installing and Updating software program: YUM, PackageKit, and RPM
  5. Office purposes and Editors
  6. Graphics and Multimedia
  7. Mail (E-mail) and information
  8. Internet purposes: internet and FTP
  9. Social Networking: Microblogging, IM, VoIP, and Social machine
  10. GNOME three
  11. The okay machine surroundings: KDE
  12. Shells
  13. Additional pcs
  14. Fedora process instruments
  15. System management
  16. Network Configuration
  17. Printing
  18. Show description

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See the section on re-installing the bootloader that follows. Also check the GRUB2 page, and, for UEFI systems, see the FedUp page for instructions. org/wiki/GRUB_2 Creating Boot Disks You can use mkbootdisk to create a boot CD-ROM. Use the --iso option and the --device option with the name of an ISO image file to create (install the mkbootdisk package). You then use CD-ROM-burning software to create the CD-ROM from the image file. iso that can be used as a boot CD-ROM. x86_64 Booting in Rescue Mode If you are not able to boot or access your system, it may be due to conflicting configurations, libraries, or applications.

Click the one you want to use. This will open an Add Network Connection dialog displaying the Wireless Security tab, where you can choose the type of security and enter the password. If you have not already set up a KDE wallet password, you are prompted to do so now. This will allow automatic access to the connection later. You are then connected. You can click the Show Less button to hide all connections except the active one. Click Show More to see all possible connections, allowing you to switch to a different one.

You can open several folders in the same file manager window. Logging Out and Shutting Down from GNOME If you want to exit your desktop and return to the GDM login screen, or switch to a different user, you can choose the Log Out entry from the User menu (see Figure 3-6). This displays a dialog that shows buttons for Cancel and Log Out (see Figure 3-10). Click Log Out to log out of your account, exiting GNOME and returning to the login screen where you can log in again as a different user, or shut down the system.

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