KDE For Linux For Dummies

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Customize your Linux desktop with KDE — quickly and easily! KDE is the graphical desktop choice for millions of Linux users. KDE for Linux® For Dummies® guides you through the pitfalls of setting up, customizing, and actually using KDE on a Linux machine — and shows you how to make your desktop look and act the way you want it to. all this on the bonus ...

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Overview

CD-ROM includes the K Desktop Environment

Packed with savvy shortcuts and goof-proof tips

Customize your Linux desktop with KDE — quickly and easily! KDE is the graphical desktop choice for millions of Linux users. KDE for Linux® For Dummies® guides you through the pitfalls of setting up, customizing, and actually using KDE on a Linux machine — and shows you how to make your desktop look and act the way you want it to. all this on the bonus CD-ROM KDE version 1.1.1, a dozen "official" KDE applications, over 80 desktop themes, and more than 50 third-party KDE applications PC running Linux with WT 1.4.2 or higher (as included in most popular Linux packages); CD-ROM drive. For details and system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764506581
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2000
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 7.39 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Getting Your Hands Dirty.

Chapter 2: Getting Around the Desktop.

Chapter 3: Managing Windows with KWM.

Chapter 4: A Place for Your Stuff -- the KFM File Manager.

Part II: Making KDE Look Right.

Chapter 5: Playing with the Panel.

Chapter 6: Desktop Design.

Chapter 7: Having a Theme Party.

Part III: Getting Down to Business.

Chapter 8: Getting Connected.

Chapter 9: Using Internet Applications.

Chapter 10: Applications and Utilities, Part 1 -- Work.

Chapter 11: Applications and Utilities, Part 2 -- Play.

Chapter 12: Working with Non-KDE Applications.

Part IV: Under the Hood.

Chapter 13: It May Look Different, but It's Still Linux.

Chapter 14: Taking Control -- the KDE Control Center.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Ten Things I Wish Someone Had Told Us.

Chapter 16: Ten Sources of Help.

Chapter 17: Ten Cool Toys.

Chapter 18: Ten Great Themes.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Getting and Installing KDE.

Appendix B: Finding More Stuff on the Net.

Appendix C: What's on the CD-ROM.

Index.

End-User License Agreement.

Installation Instructions.

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