Novell Linux Desktop 9 User's Handbook [NOOK Book]


Novell Linux Desktop 9 User's Handbook is the official handbook to help you take control of you Novell Linux Desktop. Walk through the new Novell Linux interfaces as you learn how to use them, interact with the operating system, create files and more. Cover everything that you need to know to effectively and efficiently use the new desktop and quickly get up to speed on the latest technology from Novell with Novell Linux Desktop 9 User's Handbook.

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Novell Linux Desktop 9 User's Handbook is the official handbook to help you take control of you Novell Linux Desktop. Walk through the new Novell Linux interfaces as you learn how to use them, interact with the operating system, create files and more. Cover everything that you need to know to effectively and efficiently use the new desktop and quickly get up to speed on the latest technology from Novell with Novell Linux Desktop 9 User's Handbook.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780672332753
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 11/21/2005
  • Series: Novell Press
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • File size: 33 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Table of Contents


1. Start Here.

2. Starting Novell Linux Desktop.

About Booting the NLD System and Logon Options

Log On to the System

About Logoff Options

Log Off the System from the Desktop

Shut Down the System from the Logon Manager

3. Working on the NLD Desktop.

About the GNOME Desktop

Navigate the GNOME Desktop

Use the Menu System

Manage Virtual Desktops

Change the System Date and Time Settings

Get Help on the GNOME Desktop

Run a Program from the Run Application Dialog

Access the Command Line

About File Commands

Use File Commands

About System Commands

Use System Commands

4. Modifying the NLD Desktop.

About Modifying GNOME

Create Desktop Icons

Add an Item to a Panel

Add an Item to a Menu

About GNOME Personal Settings

Change Personal Settings

Change the Desktop's Background

Change Fonts

Select a Screensaver

Use the Lock Screen Tool

About Desktop Themes

Change the Current Desktop Theme

Add Themes to GNOME

Change Window Preferences

5. Configuring NLD Hardware and System Settings.

About Configuring Hardware and System Settings in NLD

Change Keyboard Settings

Change Mouse Settings

About Printing and NLD

Add and Configure a Printer

Print to a Printer

Manage Print Jobs

Delete a Printer

Configure Sound Settings

Change the Screen Resolution

Change Session Settings

Change Other System Settings

6. Managing Files.

About the Linux File Structure and Nautilus File Manager

Configure Nautilus Preferences

Use Nautilus to Manage Folders

Browse and Open Files

Find Files

Delete Files

Copy and Move Files

Access Recent Files

Access and Save Files to a USB Memory Stick

Burn Files on a CD or DVD

About Archiving Files

Archive Files with File Roller

About Backing Up and Restoring Files

Back Up Files

Restore Files

7. Adding and Managing Software Applications and Tools in NLD.

About Updating and Adding Applications to NLD

About Updating Applications Using Red Carpet

Run Red Carpet to Update NLD Applications

About RPMs

Find Applications Using Red Carpet

Install Applications Using Red Carpet

Install and Remove Applications Using YaST

About Installing Applications from Other Archive Types


8. Browsing the World Wide Web with Mozilla Firefox.

About Mozilla Firefox

Browse Web Pages

Use Tabbed Browsing

Print a Web Page

Control Pop-ups in Firefox

Access the Browsing History

Create a Bookmark

About Managing Bookmarks

Move and Edit Bookmarks

Sort Bookmarks

About Cookies and Firefox

Accept and Reject Cookies

Manage Cookies

9. Using Other Internet Tools.

About Internet Email Accounts

Configure an Email Client

About Instant Messaging

Configure Gaim Instant Messenger

Use Gaim Instant Messenger

About Internet Usenet Newsgroups

Configure the Pan News Reader

Use the Pan News Reader

About Other NLD Internet Communication Tools


10. Working with Applications.


Start Applications

Configure Global Options

About Sharing Documents with Microsoft Office Users

Start a New File

Save a Document

Open an Existing Document

Get Help in

11. Creating Documents with Writer.

About Writer

Use the AutoPilot to Create a Document

Format Characters

Format Paragraphs

About Writer Styles

Use the Stylist

Create a Paragraph Style

Insert Headers, Footers, and Page Numbers

Use Format Page Options

Move Text

Insert a Table

Insert a Text Frame

Place Graphics in a Document

Do a Mail Merge

About Printing in Writer

Print a Document

12. Creating Spreadsheets with Calc.

About Calc

Enter Text and Data

Enter Dates

About Creating Formulas

Create a Formula

About Calc Functions

Use the Function AutoPilot

Select and Format Spreadsheet Cells

Insert and Delete Columns

Insert and Delete Rows

Insert, Name, and Delete Sheets

Sort and Filter Data

About Calc Charts

Insert and Format a Chart

Print a Spreadsheet

13. Creating Presentations with Impress.

About Impress

Create a New Presentation

Insert a New Slide

Add Text to a Slide

Modify Slide Layout

Change Slide Design

Use the Object Bar

Insert Graphics and Other Objects

Select a Slide Transition

Add Slide Animation Effects

Change the Workspace View

Rehearse Slide Show Timings

Change Slide Show Settings

Run the Slide Show

Print Slides, Notes, and Handouts

14. Managing Email and Contacts with Novell Evolution.

About Novell Evolution

Add an Email Account to Evolution

About Email and Evolution

Compose and Send Email

Send an Email with an Attachment

Receive and Reply to Email

Work with Received Email Attachments

Read, Sort, and Search Your Email

Organize Your Email

Use the Junk Mail Filter

Create Virtual Folders

About the Evolution Address Book

Create a New Contact

Edit an Existing Contact

Create Contact Lists

Search for Contacts

Use Categories to Group Contacts

Import Contacts

15. Staying Organized with Novell Evolution.

About the Evolution Calendar

Create Appointments

Send a Meeting Invitation

Manage Appointments and Meetings

Create Tasks

Create Assigned Tasks

Create Task Lists

Use Calendar Views

Set Evolution Preferences

About Synchronizing a Handheld Device with Evolution

Delete Evolution Items

16. Using Novell iFolder.

About Novell iFolder

Start the iFolder Client

Access iFolder from the Desktop

Access Your iFolder from a Web Browser

About Synchronizing Files

Manually Synchronize Files

View Files in the iFolder Conflict Bin

Set iFolder Preferences


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