SUSE Linux 9.3 For Dummies

SUSE Linux 9.3 For Dummies

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This easy-to-understand book for beginning SUSE Linux users starts off with step-by-step installation instructions and a discussion of what happens when the system is started for the first time
Explains how to use SUSE on the desktop, work with the file manager, connect to the Internet, and set up a home network
Topics addressed include performing everyday tasks, such as browsing the Web; reading e-mail and newsgroups; and using the OpenOffice.org office productivity suite and multimedia applications
Offers details on basic system administration and security and shows how to add new software and keep the system up to date with YaST (Yet another Setup Tool) and YaST Online Update (YOU)
The DVD contains SUSE 9.3 Special Edition
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Product details

  • Paperback | 374 pages
  • 185.4 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 567g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0764596152
  • 9780764596155

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Find your way around this latest version of SUSE Linux

Install SUSE Linux 9.3, work on the desktop, and start using cool office and multimedia tools



With this friendly book, you will get to know SUSE Linux in no time! Every chapter helps you get the hang of necessary tasks, so you can install the operating system, explore the desktop and file manager, start using OpenOffice.org, play with multimedia, keep the system up to date with YaST, and secure your system.



Discover how to

Install SUSE Linux Connect to the Internet via dial-up or DSL Browse the Linux file system Create a home network Set up security Edit images and burn CDs

Companion DVD contains SUSE Linux 9.3 Special Edition
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Table of contents

Introduction.
Part I: Getting to Know SUSE.


Chapter 1: What Is SUSE Linux?


Chapter 2: Installing SUSE Linux.


Chapter 3: Starting SUSE for the First Time.


Chapter 4: Taking Stock of What s in SUSE.


Part II: Test Driving SUSE.


Chapter 5: Exploring the SUSE Desktops.


Chapter 6: Finding and Organizing Files.


Chapter 7: I Want My Internet, Now!


Chapter 8: Setting Up an Ethernet LAN with Wireless Access.


Part III: Doing Stuff with SUSE.


Chapter 9: Browsing the Web.


Chapter 10: E-Mailing and Instant Messaging in SUSE.


Chapter 11: Reading Newsgroups.


Chapter 12: Preparing Documents and Spreadsheets in SUSE Linux.


Chapter 13: Doing Even More Office Stuff in SUSE Linux.


Chapter 14: Playing Music and Burning CDs.


Chapter 15: Working with Photos and Images.


Chapter 16: What s a Shell and Why Do I Care?


Part IV: Becoming a SUSE Wizard.


Chapter 17: Look Ma, I m a Sysadmin!


Chapter 18: Updating SUSE and Adding New Software.


Chapter 19: Securing SUSE Linux.


Part V: The Part of Tens.


Chapter 20: Ten Frequently Asked Questions about SUSE.


Chapter 21: The Ten Best Things about SUSE.


Chapter 22: Ten Great Web Sites for SUSE Maniacs.


Chapter 23: Ten Most Commonly Used SUSE Commands.


Appendix: About the DVD-ROM.


Index.
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About Naba Barkakati

Naba Barkakati is a Senior Technologist at the U.S. Government Accountability Office's Center for Technology and Engineering, an electrical engineer, and an expert programmer and software developer.
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