Beginning Fedora Desktop

Beginning Fedora Desktop : Fedora 18 Edition

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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 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 Fedora administration and network tools.

Get the most out of Fedora 18 Desktop -- including free 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 504 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 25.65mm | 9,297g
  • aPress
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • 505 Illustrations, black and white; XXII, 504 p. 505 illus.
  • 1430265620
  • 9781430265627

Table of contents

Fedora 18 Introduction
Installation and Upgrade
Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help
Installing and Updating Software: YUM, PackageKit, and RPM
Office Applications and Editors
Graphics and Multimedia
Mail (E-mail) and News
Internet Applications: Web and FTP
Social Networking: Microblogging, IM, VoIP, and Social Desktop
GNOME 3
The K Desktop Environment: KDE
Shells
Additional Desktops
Fedora System Tools
System Administration
Network Configuration
Printing
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