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Beginning Fedora Desktop : Fedora 18

By: Petersen, Richard.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2013Description: 1 online resource (486 p.).ISBN: 9781430265634.Subject(s): Linux | Operating systems (Computers)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beginning Fedora Desktop : Fedora 18DDC classification: 005.4 | 005.4/46 | 005.432 | 005.446 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents at a Glance; Introduction; Part 1: Getting Started; Chapter 1: Fedora 18 Introduction; Fedora Documentation; Fedora 18; Fedora 18 Desktop Features; Fedora ISO images; Fedora Custom Spins; Multimedia; Fedora Live DVD; Starting the Live DVD; Installing Fedora from a Live DVD; USB Live Disk; liveusb-creator; livecd-iso-to-disk; Live USB Persistence Storage; Persistent Home Directory; Fedora Logo; Linux; Open Source Software; Linux Documentation; Chapter 2: Installation and Upgrade; Obtaining the DVDs; Install Strategies: Making Use of Repositories; Live DVD Advantages
Fedora Install DVD AdvantagesInstallation Issues; Installing Dual-Boot Systems; Storage Configuration; Install Sources (Install DVD); Basic Install with Fedora Live Desktop DVD; Quick Install with the Install DVD; Installing Fedora Linux; Starting the Installation Program with the Install DVD; Check Disk Media; Initial Setup; Automatic Partitioning; Manual Partitioning: Partitions, BTRFS, RAID, and Logical Volumes; Recommended Partitions; Creating Partitions; Logical Volumes; RAID and BTRFS; Software Installation Configuration with the Fedora Install DVD/CDs
Network Configuration with the Fedora Install DVD/CDsGRUB on Restart; Setting Up Fedora; Create User; Date and Time; Upgrading Fedora Linux; Creating Boot Disks; Booting in Rescue Mode; Re-Installing the Bootloader; Chapter 3: Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help; User Accounts; GRUB Start Menu and Boot Problems; The Display Manager: GDM; The User Menu; Important Laptop Features; Desktops; KDE; Xfce and LXDE; Cinnamon and Mate; GNOME; GNOME File Manager; Logging Out and Shutting Down from GNOME; Network Connections; Network Manager Wired Connections; Network Manager Wireless Connections
System Settings Network (GNOME and Proxies)System Settings; Background; Date and Time; Details (System Information); Using Removable Devices and Media; Brightness and Lock; Power Management; Display (Resolution and Rotation); Universal Access; Keyboard; Color Profiles (GNOME Color Manager); Online Accounts; Accessing File Systems, Devices, and Remote Hosts; Video Drivers; Multimedia Support: MP3, DVD Video, and DivX; Terminal Window; Command-Line Interface; Running Windows Software on Linux: Wine; Help Resources; GNOME and KDE Help; Context-Sensitive Help; Application Documentation
The Man PagesThe Info Pages; Web Resources; Chapter 4: Installing and Updating Software: YUM, PackageKit, and RPM; Software Repositories; Fedora Software Repositories; RPM Fusion; Adobe and Livna; Third-Party Linux Software Archives; Updating Fedora: Software Update (PackageKit); Manual Update; Update Preferences; Update with the yum Command; Automatic YUM Update with cron; Presto: Efficient Updating with DeltaRPM Packages; Installing Software Packages; Installing with YUM; Installing Individual Packages with Your Browser; PackageKit (Software); PackageKit Browsing
PackageKit Software Installation
Summary: 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 Fed
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Contents at a Glance; Introduction; Part 1: Getting Started; Chapter 1: Fedora 18 Introduction; Fedora Documentation; Fedora 18; Fedora 18 Desktop Features; Fedora ISO images; Fedora Custom Spins; Multimedia; Fedora Live DVD; Starting the Live DVD; Installing Fedora from a Live DVD; USB Live Disk; liveusb-creator; livecd-iso-to-disk; Live USB Persistence Storage; Persistent Home Directory; Fedora Logo; Linux; Open Source Software; Linux Documentation; Chapter 2: Installation and Upgrade; Obtaining the DVDs; Install Strategies: Making Use of Repositories; Live DVD Advantages

Fedora Install DVD AdvantagesInstallation Issues; Installing Dual-Boot Systems; Storage Configuration; Install Sources (Install DVD); Basic Install with Fedora Live Desktop DVD; Quick Install with the Install DVD; Installing Fedora Linux; Starting the Installation Program with the Install DVD; Check Disk Media; Initial Setup; Automatic Partitioning; Manual Partitioning: Partitions, BTRFS, RAID, and Logical Volumes; Recommended Partitions; Creating Partitions; Logical Volumes; RAID and BTRFS; Software Installation Configuration with the Fedora Install DVD/CDs

Network Configuration with the Fedora Install DVD/CDsGRUB on Restart; Setting Up Fedora; Create User; Date and Time; Upgrading Fedora Linux; Creating Boot Disks; Booting in Rescue Mode; Re-Installing the Bootloader; Chapter 3: Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help; User Accounts; GRUB Start Menu and Boot Problems; The Display Manager: GDM; The User Menu; Important Laptop Features; Desktops; KDE; Xfce and LXDE; Cinnamon and Mate; GNOME; GNOME File Manager; Logging Out and Shutting Down from GNOME; Network Connections; Network Manager Wired Connections; Network Manager Wireless Connections

System Settings Network (GNOME and Proxies)System Settings; Background; Date and Time; Details (System Information); Using Removable Devices and Media; Brightness and Lock; Power Management; Display (Resolution and Rotation); Universal Access; Keyboard; Color Profiles (GNOME Color Manager); Online Accounts; Accessing File Systems, Devices, and Remote Hosts; Video Drivers; Multimedia Support: MP3, DVD Video, and DivX; Terminal Window; Command-Line Interface; Running Windows Software on Linux: Wine; Help Resources; GNOME and KDE Help; Context-Sensitive Help; Application Documentation

The Man PagesThe Info Pages; Web Resources; Chapter 4: Installing and Updating Software: YUM, PackageKit, and RPM; Software Repositories; Fedora Software Repositories; RPM Fusion; Adobe and Livna; Third-Party Linux Software Archives; Updating Fedora: Software Update (PackageKit); Manual Update; Update Preferences; Update with the yum Command; Automatic YUM Update with cron; Presto: Efficient Updating with DeltaRPM Packages; Installing Software Packages; Installing with YUM; Installing Individual Packages with Your Browser; PackageKit (Software); PackageKit Browsing

PackageKit Software Installation

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 Fed

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