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Table Of Contents

Getting Started
1.1. Setup Agent
1.2. Introductory Terms
1.3. Logging In
1.3.1. Graphical Login
1.3.2. Virtual Console Login
1.4. Graphical Interface
1.5. Opening a Shell Prompt
1.6. Creating a User Account
1.7. Documentation and Help
1.7.1. Manual Pages
1.7.2. Red Hat Linux Documentation
1.8. Logging Out
1.8.1. Graphical Logout
1.8.2. Virtual Console Logout
1.9. Shutting Down your Computer
1.9.2. Virtual Console Shutdown
Using the Graphical Desktop
2.1. Using the Desktop
2.2. Using the Panel
2.2.1. Using the Main Menu
2.2.2. Using Applets
2.2.3. Using the Notification Area
2.2.4. Adding Icons and Applets to the Panel
2.2.5. Configuring the Desktop Panel
2.3. Using Nautilus
2.4. Start Here
2.4.1. Customizing the Desktop
2.4.2. Customizing your System
2.5. Logging Out
Configuring the Date and Time
3.1. Time and Date Properties
Diskettes and CD-ROMs
4.1. Using Diskettes
4.1.1. Mounting and Unmounting a Diskette
4.1.2. Putting Linux Files on an MS-DOS Diskette
4.1.3. Formatting a Diskette
4.2.1. Using CD-ROMs with Your File Manager
4.2.2. Using CD-ROMs From a Shell Prompt
4.3. CD-Rs and CD-RWs
4.3.1. Using CD Creator
4.3.2. Using X-CD-Roast
4.3.3. Using CD-Rs and CD-RWs with Command Line Tools
4.4. Additional Resources
4.4.1. Installed Documentation
4.4.2. Useful Websites
Getting Online
6.1.1. Using Mozilla
6.1.2. Mozilla Composer
6.2. Galeon
6.3. Web Browser Keyboard Shortcuts
Email Applications
7.2.1. Mozilla and Newsgroups
7.3. Plain Text Email Clients
7.3.1. Using Mutt
Printer Configuration
8.1. The Printer Configuration Tool
8.2. Adding a Local Printer
8.3. Selecting the Printer Model and Finishing
8.3.1. Confirming Printer Configuration
8.5. Modifying Existing Printers
8.5.1. Queue Name
8.5.2. Queue Type
8.5.3. Printer Driver
8.5.4. Driver Options
8.6. Managing Print Jobs
8.7.2. Useful Websites
Working with Documents
9.1. The OpenOffice.org Suite
9.1.1. OpenOffice.org Features
9.1.2. OpenOffice.org Writer
9.1.3. OpenOffice.org Calc
9.1.4. OpenOffice.org Impress
9.1.5. OpenOffice.org Draw
9.2.1. Shell Prompt Text Editors
Audio, Video, and General Amusement
10.1. Playing Audio CDs
10.2. Playing Digital Audio Files
10.2.1. Using XMMS
10.3. Troubleshooting Your Sound Card
10.3.1. If Sound Card Configuration Tool Does Not Work
10.5. Games
10.6. Finding Games Online
11.1.2. Using gThumb
11.2. Manipulating Images with the GIMP
11.2.1. GIMP Basics
11.2.2. Loading a File
11.2.3. Saving a File
11.2.4. GIMP Options
11.3. Additional Resources
11.3.1. Installed Documentation
11.3.2. Useful Websites
11.3.3. Related Books
Working with Digital Cameras
12.1. Using gtKam
Shell Prompt Basics
13.1. Why Use a Shell Prompt
13.2. The History of the Shell
13.3. Determining Your Current Directory with pwd
13.4. Changing Directories with cd
13.5. View Directory Contents with ls
13.6. Locating Files and Directories
13.7. Printing From The Command Line
13.9. Manipulating Files with cat
13.9.1. Using Redirection
13.9.2. AppendingStandard Output
13.9.3. Redirecting Standard Input
13.10.1. The more Command
13.11. More Commands for Reading Text Files
13.11.1. The head Command
13.11.2. The tail Command
13.11.4. I/O Redirection and Pipes
13.11.5. Wildcards and Regular Expressions
13.12. Command History and Tab Completion
13.13. Using Multiple Commands
13.14.1. The chmod Command
13.14.2. Changing Permissions With Numbers
Managing Files and Directories
14.1. A Larger Picture of the File System
14.2. Identifying and Working with File Types
14.2.1. Compressedand Archived Files
14.2.2. File Formats
14.2.4. Programming and Scripting Files
14.3. File Compression and Archiving
14.3.1. Using File Roller
14.3.2. Compressing Files at the Shell Prompt
14.4. Manipulating Files at the Shell Prompt
14.4.1. Creating Files
14.4.2. Copying Files
14.4.3. Moving Files
14.4.4. Deleting Files and Directories
Installing and Updating Red Hat Linux Packages
15.1. Red Hat Network
15.2. Errata List
15.3. Installation CD-ROMs
15.4. Downloaded Packages
Frequently Asked Questions
16.1. Localhost Login and Password
16.2. Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
16.3. Starting Applications
16.3.1. Editing Your PATH
16.4. Accessing a Windows Partition
16.5. Finding Commands Quickly
16.6.1. Other Shortcuts
16.7. Keep ls Output from Scrolling
16.7.1. Printing ls Output
16.9. Password Maintenance
16.10. Changing Login from Console to X at Startup
KDE: The K Desktop Environment
A.1. Introducing KDE
A.2. Finding Help
A.3. Using The Desktop
A.4. Using The Panel
A.4.1. Using The Main Menu
A.4.2. Using Applets
A.4.4. Configuring the KDE Panel
A.5. Managing Files
A.5.1. The Navigation Panel
A.6. Browsing the Web with Konqueror
A.7. Using Konqueror to View Images
A.8. KMail
A.9. Customizing KDE
A.10. Logging Out of KDE
A Comparison of Common DOS and Linux Commands
System Directories
Keyboard Shortcuts
Index
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