Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition

Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition

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by Richard Petersen
     
 

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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

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Overview

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 managesoftware 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 -- includingfree 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.

What you’ll learn

  • how to install Fedora 18 Desktop on any hardware
  • the available GUI choices, including KDE, GNOME, and alternative desktop environments
  • how to use word processors, spreadsheets, presentation, and e-mail software
  • how to maintain your system and back it up
  • how to participate in social networks using open source clients

Who this book is for

Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition is for novice to intermediate users who are looking to install Fedora 18 as their primary computing environment.

Table of Contents

  1. Fedora 18 Introduction
  2. Installation and Upgrade
  3. Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help
  4. Installing and Updating Software: YUM, PackageKit, and RPM
  5. Office Applications and Editors
  6. Graphics and Multimedia
  7. Mail (E-mail) and News
  8. Internet Applications: Web and FTP
  9. Social Networking: Microblogging, IM, VoIP, and Social Desktop
  10. GNOME 3
  11. The K Desktop Environment: KDE
  12. Shells
  13. Additional Desktops
  14. Fedora System Tools
  15. System Administration
  16. Network Configuration
  17. Printing

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430265627
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
11/11/2013
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.01(d)

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Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 28 reviews.
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Snowpaw brings back a squrriel and drops it in the fresh ki<_>ll pile and then goes to a place under a tree and lays down thinkng quitley
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Lionblaze yawned and began to look for Starcommet anxiously. Soulkit yowled for her mother and tried to follow her....
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Are there any kits needing rped?
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She watched.
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Oh my goodness!
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I must quit rp because of school starting tomorrow. I will leave my bio and my kits to remember me by. I may come back.... but idk. Blackfire thanks so much. Find yourself a new mate. Endless your a great leader and darkflame is a great deputy. Goodbye. Take care of my kits. Love you all <p> &hearts RegalFern &hearts
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Darkflame looked around and laying down. Blackfire sat alone, listening to the sounds of the clan
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Soul "Eater" Evans
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You may, i will always be watching but i will never be heard.
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Im 5 moons old
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No i have not sorry my response took so long my parets made me go shoppinh
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That was way too easy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I walk in shyly. In my human form. Hi i say no one can really hear me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The ash gray she pulled herself into the clearing. "Hello. I am very close to kitting, and I wondered if you will let me stay here. I will leave once my kits are old enough to live without me. "
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Padded in carring a mouse looking around for someone to talk to.
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Watch from the shadows.
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Leaves
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Follows the sent of milkweed to lore and crawled to her. She kneaded her stumach looking for a nipple. She found one but no milk would come. She holweld in anger and but down hard
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She stalked in, her claws unsheathed
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*stands up and leaves, muttering* i was hoping to kill this clan.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"I think its broken."