Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Step By Step Guide

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Step By Step Guide
Table of Contents

  • Introduction… i
  • 1. Architecture-specific Information … i
  • 2. Changes to This Manual … i
  • 3. Document Conventions … ii
  • 4. Copying and Pasting Text With X… iv
  • 5. Using the Mouse … v
  • 6. We Need Feedback! … v
  • I. Starting Out … i
  • 1. Getting Started … 1
  • 1.1. Setup Agent… 1
  • 1.2. Introductory Terms… 6
  • 1.3. Logging In… 7
  • 1.4. Graphical Interface… 9
  • 1.5. Opening a Shell Prompt … 9
  • 1.6. Creating a User Account … 9
  • 1.7. Documentation and Help … 11
  • 1.8. Logging Out … 13
  • 1.9. Shutting Down your Computer … 14
  • 2. Using the Graphical Desktop … 15
  • 2.1. Using Nautilus … 15
  • 2.2. Using the Desktop… 19
  • 2.3. Using the Panel … 21
  • 2.4. Using the Applications and Actions Menus … 25
  • 2.5. Customizing your GNOME session… 26
  • 2.6. Logging Out … 31
  • 2.7. Switching Desktops … 31
  • 3. Managing Files and Directories … 33
  • 3.1. File System Terms… 33
  • 3.2. A Larger Picture of the File System … 33
  • 3.3. Managing Files… 35
  • 3.4. File Compression and Archiving … 37
  • 3.5. Managing Directories… 43
  • 4. Shell Prompt Basics … 45
  • 4.1. Why Use a Shell Prompt… 45
  • 4.2. The History of the Shell… 45
  • 4.3. Basics … 46
  • 4.4. Determining Your Current Directory with pwd … 51
  • 4.5. Manipulating Files in Your Current Working Directory … 51
  • 4.6. Leaving your Current Working Directory… 56
  • 4.7. Locating Files and Directories … 57
  • 4.8. Viewing text files from the shell prompt… 59
  • 4.9. Manipulating Information from the Shell … 60
  • 4.10. Using Multiple Commands… 64
  • 4.11. Ownership and Permissions … 64
  • II. Using Your System … 71
  • 5. Connecting to the Internet… 73
  • 5.1. The Internet Configuration Wizard … 73
  • 5.2. Creating a Dial-Up Connection … 74
  • 5.3. Creating a High Speed Connection … 75
  • 5.4. Creating a Wireless Connection… 76
  • 5.5. Additional Resources … 76
  • 6. Web Browsing… 77
  • 6.1. Firefox … 77
  • 7. Email Applications… 81
  • 7.1. Evolution… 82
  • 7.2. Thunderbird… 84
  • 7.3. Plain Text Email Clients … 86
  • 8. Working with OpenOffice.org… 89
  • 8.1. Feature overview of OpenOffice.org… 89
  • 8.2. OpenOffice.org Writer … 91
  • 8.3. OpenOffice.org Calc … 94
  • 8.4. OpenOffice.org Impress … 95
  • 8.5. OpenOffice.org Draw and Math… 96
  • 9. Working with Other Text Applications … 99
  • 9.1. Working with Text Editors … 99
  • 9.2. Viewing PDF and PS files… 100
  • 10. Audio, Video, and Games … 101
  • 10.1. Playing Audio CDs … 101
  • 10.2. Playing Digital Audio Files … 102
  • 10.3. Troubleshooting Your Sound Card … 103
  • 10.4. Troubleshooting Your Video Card … 104
  • 10.5. Games … 105
  • 10.6. Finding Games Online … 106
  • 11. Working with Digital Cameras … 107
  • 11.1. Nautilus and Digital Cameras… 107
  • 11.2. Using gThumb … 107
  • 12. Working with Images … 109
  • 12.1. Saving Images… 109
  • 12.2. Viewing Images… 109
  • 12.3. Editing and Creating Images with the GIMP… 110
  • 13. Diskettes and CD-ROMs … 113
  • 13.1. Using Diskettes … 113
  • 13.2. CD- and DVD-ROMs … 115
  • 13.3. CD/DVD-Rs and CD/DVD-RWs… 117
  • 13.4. Additional Resources … 120
  • 13.5. USB Flash Drives… 120
  • III. Troubleshooting Your System … 123
  • 14. Frequently Asked Questions … 125
  • 14.1. Localhost Login and Password … 125
  • 14.2. Forgotten root Password … 125
  • 14.3. Forgotten user Password … 126
  • 14.4. Changing Passwords … 126
  • 14.5. Password Maintenance… 126
  • 14.6. Starting Applications … 126
  • 14.7. Finding Commands Quickly … 127
  • 14.8. Tips on Using Command History … 128
  • 14.9. Keep ls Output from Scrolling … 128
  • 14.10. Accessing a Windows Partition … 129
  • 14.11. Error Messages During Installation of RPMs… 131
  • 14.12. Changing Login from Console to X at Startup … 131
  • IV. Appendix … 133
  • A. KDE: The K Desktop Environment … 135
  • A.1. Customizing KDE… 135
  • A.2. Introducing Konqueror … 136
  • A.3. Using Konqueror … 138
  • A.4. Using the KDE Desktop… 140
  • A.5. Using the Panel … 141
  • A.6. Browsing the Web with Konqueror … 144
  • A.7. Using Konqueror to View Images … 145
  • A.8. KMail … 146
  • A.9. Logging Out of KDE… 148
  • A.10. Finding Help … 148
  • B. Getting Started with Gnu Privacy Guard… 151
  • B.1. Configuration File … 151
  • B.2. Warning Messages… 152
  • B.3. Generating a Keypair… 152
  • B.4. Generating a Revocation Certificate… 154
  • B.5. Exporting your Public Key… 155
  • B.6. Importing a Public Key … 157
  • B.7. What Are Digital Signatures? … 158
  • B.8. Additional Resources … 158
  • C. Applications … 161
  • D. A Comparison of Common DOS and Linux Commands … 165
  • E. System Directories… 167
  • F. Keyboard Shortcuts… 169
  • Index… 171
  • Colophon… 175
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