Beginning Fedora Desktop, Fedora 18 Edition

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.

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
Part 1: Getting Started
Chapter 1. Fedora 18 Introduction
Chapter 2. Installation and Upgrade
Chapter 3. Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help
Chapter 4. Installing and Updating Software: YUM, PackageKit, and RPM

Part 2: Applications
Chapter 5. Office Applications and Editors
Chapter 6. Graphics and Multimedia
Chapter 7. Mail (E-Mail) and News
Chapter 8. Internet Applications: Web and FTP
Chapter 9. Social Networking: Microblogging, IM, VoIP, and Social Desktop

Part 3: Desktops
Chapter 10. GNOME 3
Chapter 11. The K Desktop Environment: KDE
Chapter 12. Shells
Chapter 13. Additional Desktops

Part 4: Administration
Chapter 14. Fedora System Tools
Chapter 15. System Administration
Chapter 16. Network Configuration
Chapter 17. Printing

Book Details

  • Paperback: 504 pages
  • Publisher: Apress (November 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430265620
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430265627
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