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1. Architecture-specific Information
3. Document Conventions
5. Using the Mouse
6. We Need Feedback!
I. Starting Out
Getting Started
1.1. Setup Agent
1.2. Introductory Terms
1.3. Logging In
1.4. Graphical Interface
1.5. Opening a Shell Prompt
1.7. Documentation and Help
1.8. Logging Out
1.9. Shutting Down your Computer
Using the Graphical Desktop
2.1. Using Nautilus
2.2. Using the Desktop
2.2.1. Adding Application Launchers
2.3. Using the Panel
2.4. Using the Applications and Actions Menus
2.5. Customizing your GNOME session
2.6. Logging Out
2.7. Switching Desktops
3.3. Managing Files
3.4. File Compression and Archiving
3.5. Managing Directories
Shell Prompt Basics
4.1. Why Use a Shell Prompt
4.2. The History of the Shell
4.3. Basics
4.4. Determining Your Current Directory with pwd
4.5. Manipulating Files in Your Current Working Directory
4.6. Leaving your Current Working Directory
4.7. Locating Files and Directories
4.8. Viewing text files from the shell prompt
4.8.5. Viewing and creating files with cat
4.9. Manipulating Information from the Shell
4.9.2. Using Redirection
4.10. Using Multiple Commands
II. Using Your System
Connecting to the Internet
5.2. Creating a Dial-Up Connection
5.3. Creating a High Speed Connection
5.4. Creating a Wireless Connection
5.5. Additional Resources
6.1. Firefox
Email Applications
7.1. Evolution
7.2. Thunderbird
Working with OpenOffice.org
8.1. Feature overview of OpenOffice.org
8.2. OpenOffice.org Writer
8.3. OpenOffice.org Calc
8.4. OpenOffice.org Impress
8.5. OpenOffice.org Draw and Math
Working with Other Text Applications
9.1. Working with Text Editors
9.2. Viewing PDF and PS files
Audio, Video, and Games
10.1. Playing Audio CDs
10.2. Playing Digital Audio Files
10.3. Troubleshooting Your Sound Card
10.4. Troubleshooting Your Video Card
10.5. Games
10.6. Finding Games Online
Working with Digital Cameras
11.1. Nautilus and Digital Cameras
11.2. Using gThumb
Working with Images
12.1. Saving Images
12.2. Viewing Images
12.3. Editing and Creating Images with the GIMP
Diskettes and CD-ROMs
13.1. Using Diskettes
13.2. CD- and DVD-ROMs
13.3. CD/DVD-Rs and CD/DVD-RWs
13.4. Additional Resources
13.5. USB Flash Drives
III. Troubleshooting Your System
Frequently Asked Questions
14.1. Localhost Login and Password
14.2. Forgotten root Password
14.3. Forgotten user Password
14.4. Changing Passwords
14.5. Password Maintenance
14.6. Starting Applications
14.8. Tips on Using Command History
14.10. Accessing a Windows Partition
14.12. Changing Login from Console to X at Startup
IV. Appendix
KDE: The K Desktop Environment
A.1. Customizing KDE
A.2. Introducing Konqueror
A.3. Using Konqueror
A.4. Using the KDE Desktop
A.5. Using the Panel
A.6. Browsing the Web with Konqueror
A.7. Using Konqueror to View Images
A.8. KMail
A.9. Logging Out of KDE
A.10. Finding Help
Getting Started with Gnu Privacy Guard
B.1. Configuration File
B.2. Warning Messages
B.4. Generating a Revocation Certificate
B.5. Exporting your Public Key
B.6. Importing a Public Key
B.7. What Are Digital Signatures?
B.8. Additional Resources
A Comparison of Common DOS and Linux Commands
System Directories
Keyboard Shortcuts
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