Fedora 14 Desktop Handbook
surfing turtle press
Publication date: November 2010
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)
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This book examines the Fedora 14 desktop with an emphasis on what users face when using Fedora. The book examines office, graphic, multimedia, Web, mail, and social networking applications. Topics examined include office suites, ebook readers, editors, music and media player, sound configuration, Web browsers, image management, mail clients, VoIP, instant messengers, and microblogging. Both the GNOME and KDE interfaces are discussed in detail, including desktop effects as implemented by GNOME's Compiz-fusion and KDE's KWin. Additional desktops are reviewed such as XFCE, LXDE, and Sugar (OLPC). Administration topics cover policykit-1 authorization, superuser access, the new accounts dialog user management tool, backups, software installation and updates, repositories, Network Manager (wired and wireless connections), firewalls, Windows network access (Samba), and printing (local and remote). The ebook version features hyper-linked overview, contents, index, chapters, sections, and Web sites.