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Index

A

accounts
creating, Creating a User Account
appending standard output, Appending Standard Output
applets
adding to KDE panel, Adding Icons and Applets to the Panel
adding to the panel, Adding Icons and Applets to the Panel
on the desktop panel, Using Applets
panel
in KDE, Using Applets
applications
and Red Hat Linux, Applications
starting from shell prompt, Starting Applications
archiving files, File Compression and Archiving

C

cat, Manipulating Files with cat
cd, Changing Directories with cd
CD-rewritable (CD-RW), CD-Rs and CD-RWs
additional resources, Additional Resources
and CD Creator, Using CD Creator
and cdrecord, Using CD-Rs and CD-RWs with Command Line Tools
and mkisofs, Using CD-Rs and CD-RWs with Command Line Tools
and X-CD-Roast, Using X-CD-Roast
CD-writable (CD-R), CD-Rs and CD-RWs
additional resources, Additional Resources
and CD Creator, Using CD Creator
and cdrecord, Using CD-Rs and CD-RWs with Command Line Tools
and mkisofs, Using CD-Rs and CD-RWs with Command Line Tools
and X-CD-Roast, Using X-CD-Roast
cdrecord, Using cdrecord
CDs, playing, Playing Audio CDs
chmod, Ownership and Permissions
numerical settings, Changing Permissions With Numbers
clear, Clearing and Resetting the Terminal
command history, Command History and Tab Completion
tips, Tips on Using Command History
command line options
printing from, Managing Print Jobs
commands
See shell prompt
cat, More Commands for Reading Text Files
cat, using, Manipulating Files with cat
cd, Changing Directories with cd
change directories, Changing Directories with cd
chmod, Ownership and Permissions
numerical settings, Changing Permissions With Numbers
clear, Clearing and Resetting the Terminal
cron, Locating Files and Directories
DOS, A Comparison of Common DOS and Linux Commands
finding, Finding Commands Quickly
grep, More Commands for Reading Text Files
head, More Commands for Reading Text Files
history, Finding Commands Quickly
locate, Locating Files and Directories
ls, View Directory Contents with ls
keeping output from scrolling, Keep ls Output from Scrolling
ls -a, View Directory Contents with ls
ls -al, View Directory Contents with ls
ls, common options with, View Directory Contents with ls
multiple, Using Multiple Commands
print working directory (pwd), Determining Your Current Directory with pwd
pwd, Determining Your Current Directory with pwd
reset, Clearing and Resetting the Terminal
rm
See files, deleting
rm -r
See directories, deleting
stringing together, Using Multiple Commands
su, Changing Directories with cd
tail, More Commands for Reading Text Files
common user questions, Frequently Asked Questions
compressing files, File Compression and Archiving
conventions
document, Document Conventions
copying and pasting text
when using X, Copying and Pasting Text With X
creating graphics
with OpenOffice.org Draw, OpenOffice.org Draw
creating user accounts, Creating a User Account

D

date configuration, Time and Date Properties
dateconfig
See Time and Date Properties Tool
desktop
See graphical desktop
applets, Using Applets
background
changing, Changing your Desktop Background, Using gThumb
KDE, Using The Desktop
desktops
multiple
KDE, Working with Multiple Desktops
devices
digital cameras, Working with Digital Cameras
DHCP, Getting Online
digital cameras, Working with Digital Cameras
directories
changing, Changing Directories with cd
copying, Copying Files
deleting, Deleting Files and Directories
descriptions, System Directories
listing contents, View Directory Contents with ls
managing
from shell prompt, Why Use a Shell Prompt
moving, Moving Files
diskettes, Diskettes and CD-ROMs
formatting, Formatting a Diskette
mke2fs, Using mke2fs
mounting, Mounting and Unmounting a Diskette
unmounting, Mounting and Unmounting a Diskette
using, Using Diskettes
DNS
definition, Getting Online
documents, Working with Documents
OpenOffice.org, The OpenOffice.org Suite
OpenOffice.org Writer, OpenOffice.org Writer
PDF, Viewing PDFs
text files, Editing Text Files
dot files
See hidden files
drag and drop, Using the Mouse
drawing
OpenOffice.org Draw, OpenOffice.org Draw

E

email clients, Email Applications
Evolution, Evolution
KMail, KMail
Mozilla Mail, Mozilla Mail
Newsgroups, Mozilla and Newsgroups
mutt, Plain Text Email Clients
plain text, Plain Text Email Clients
mutt, Plain Text Email Clients
environment variables
PATH, Editing Your PATH
errata
updating with, Errata List
Evolution
See email clients
ext2 file system
and floppy disks, Formatting a Diskette

F

FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions
accessing a Windows partition, Accessing a Windows Partition
finding previous used commands, Finding Commands Quickly
history tips and tricks, Tips on Using Command History
keeping ls output from scrolling, Keep ls Output from Scrolling
login problems, Forgotten Password
permissions for installing RPMs, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
starting applications, Starting Applications
feedback
contact information for this manual, We Need Feedback!
FHS
See Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
file, Programming and Scripting Files
file manager
for KDE, Managing Files
Nautilus, Using Nautilus
file managers, Managing Files and Directories
File Roller, Using File Roller
file system
understanding, A Larger Picture of the File System
file types, Identifying and Working with File Types
files
archived, Compressed and Archived Files
archiving, File Compression and Archiving
with File Roller, Using File Roller
compressed, Compressed and Archived Files
compressing, File Compression and Archiving
with File Roller, Using File Roller
copying, Copying Files
copying at a shell prompt, Manipulating Files at the Shell Prompt
creating
touch, Creating Files
deleting, Deleting Files and Directories
deleting at a shell prompt, Manipulating Files at the Shell Prompt
formats, File Formats
managing
from shell prompt, Why Use a Shell Prompt
moving, Moving Files
moving at a shell prompt, Manipulating Files at the Shell Prompt
renaming at a shell prompt, Manipulating Files at the Shell Prompt
types of, Identifying and Working with File Types
Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, A Larger Picture of the File System
floppy disks
See diskettes
formatting diskettes, Formatting a Diskette

G

games and amusements, Games
finding more online, Finding Games Online
getting started
logging in, Logging In
Setup Agent, Setup Agent
GIMP, Manipulating Images with the GIMP
opening a file, Loading a File
saving a file, Saving a File
GNOME desktop
See graphical desktop
GNOME Print Manager, Managing Print Jobs
change printer settings, Managing Print Jobs
graphical desktop, Using the Graphical Desktop
applets, Adding Icons and Applets to the Panel
background
changing, Changing your Desktop Background, Using gThumb
customizing, Customizing the Desktop
logging out of, Logging Out
main menu, Using the Main Menu
Nautilus, Using Nautilus
panel, Using the Panel
Start Here , Start Here
using, Using the Desktop
workspace, Using the Desktop
graphical login
changing to, Changing Login from Console to X at Startup
graphics
GIMP, Manipulating Images with the GIMP
gThumb, Using gThumb
changing wallpaper with, Using gThumb
gunzip, Compressing Files at the Shell Prompt
gzip, Compressing Files at the Shell Prompt

H

Hardware Browser, Accessing a Windows Partition
help
with KDE
finding, Finding Help
hidden files, View Directory Contents with ls
history
finding commands using, Finding Commands Quickly

I

images
additional resources, Additional Resources
manipulation, Working with Images
GIMP, Manipulating Images with the GIMP
viewing, Working with Images, Viewing Images
gThumb, Using gThumb
Konqueror, Using Konqueror to View Images
Nautilus, Using Nautilus to View Images
Internet
configuring, Getting Online
Internet Configuration Wizard, Getting Online
introduction, Introduction
IP address, Getting Online

K

KDE, KDE: The K Desktop Environment
applets
adding, Adding Icons and Applets to the Panel
multiple desktops, Working with Multiple Desktops
customizing, Customizing KDE
desktop, Using The Desktop
desktop icons, Using The Desktop
desktops
multiple, Working with Multiple Desktops
switching, Working with Multiple Desktops
documentation, Introducing KDE
Konqueror
navigation panel, The Navigation Panel
main menu, Using The Main Menu
panel, Using The Panel
applets, Using Applets
switching tasks, Viewing The Taskbar
Taskbar, Viewing The Taskbar
website, Introducing KDE
keyboard shortcuts, Keyboard Shortcuts
KMail
See email clients
Konqueror
See Web browsers
KDE file manager, Managing Files
navigation panel, The Navigation Panel
viewing images with, Using Konqueror to View Images

L

less, Pipes and Pagers
linux commands
See shell prompt
listing directories
See commands, ls
log in, Logging In
logging in, Logging In
graphical, Changing Login from Console to X at Startup
graphical login, Virtual Console Login
virtual console login, Virtual Console Login
logging out, Logging Out
from the desktop, Logging Out
KDE, Logging Out of KDE
login problems
using single-user mode, Forgotten Password
ls, View Directory Contents with ls
printing output, Keep ls Output from Scrolling
viewing output, Keep ls Output from Scrolling

M

main menu
in KDE, Using The Main Menu
on the desktop, Using the Main Menu
mke2fs, Using mke2fs
mkisofs, Using mkisofs
mouse
how to use, Using the Mouse
Mozilla
See Web browsers
Mozilla Mail
See email clients
music
Ogg Vorbis, Playing Digital Audio Files
Wave, Playing Digital Audio Files
XMMS, Playing Digital Audio Files
using, Using XMMS
mutt
See email clients

N

Nautilus, Using Nautilus
disabling text icons, Using Nautilus
disabling thumbnails, Using Nautilus
viewing images with, Using Nautilus to View Images
Network Time Protocol
See NTP
new users
creating accounts, Creating a User Account
Newsgroups
See email clients
NTP
configuring, Time and Date Properties
ntpd, Time and Date Properties
ntpd, Time and Date Properties

O

online
connecting with Internet Configuration Wizard, Getting Online
OpenOffice.org, The OpenOffice.org Suite
Draw, OpenOffice.org Draw
features, OpenOffice.org Features
Impress, OpenOffice.org Impress
Writer, OpenOffice.org Writer, OpenOffice.org Calc
ownership and permissions, Ownership and Permissions

P

pagers, Pipes and Pagers
less, Pipes and Pagers
panel
configuring, Configuring the Desktop Panel
configuring the, Configuring the KDE Panel
KDE, Using The Panel
adding applications, Using The Panel
customizing, Using The Panel
hiding, Using The Panel
on the graphical desktop, Using the Panel
partitions
accessing Windows, Accessing a Windows Partition
password
forgotten, Forgotten Password
passwords
secure, Creating a User Account
PATH, Editing Your PATH
editing, Starting Applications
pathnames
relative and absolute, Changing Directories with cd
PDF
viewing, Viewing PDFs
xpdf, Viewing PDFs
peripherals
digital cameras, Working with Digital Cameras
permissions
numerical settings, Changing Permissions With Numbers
setting for new RPMs, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
permissions and ownership, Ownership and Permissions
pipes, Pipes and Pagers
plain text
See text files
Point-to-Point Protocol, Getting Online
PPP, Getting Online
presentations
OpenOffice.org Impress, OpenOffice.org Impress
printer configuration
adding
local printer, Adding a Local Printer
cancel print job, Managing Print Jobs
default printer, Modifying Existing Printers
delete existing printer, Modifying Existing Printers
driver options, Driver Options
Assume Unknown Data is Text, Driver Options
Convert Text to Postscript, Driver Options
Effective Filter Locale, Driver Options
GhostScript pre-filtering, Driver Options
Media Source, Driver Options
Page Size, Driver Options
Prerender Postscript, Driver Options
Send End-of-Transmission (EOT), Driver Options
Send Form-Feed (FF), Driver Options
edit driver, Printer Driver
edit existing printer, Modifying Existing Printers
GNOME Print Manager, Managing Print Jobs
change printer settings, Managing Print Jobs
local printer, Adding a Local Printer
managing print jobs, Managing Print Jobs
modifying existing printers, Modifying Existing Printers
notification icon, Managing Print Jobs
printing from the command line, Managing Print Jobs
rename existing printer, Queue Name
test page, Printing a Test Page
viewing print spool, Managing Print Jobs
viewing print spool, command line, Managing Print Jobs
printing
from command line, Printing From The Command Line
pwd, Determining Your Current Directory with pwd

R

Red Hat Network, Red Hat Network
Red Hat Update Agent, Red Hat Network
redhat-config-date
See Time and Date Properties Tool
redhat-config-time
See Time and Date Properties Tool
redirecting standard input, Redirecting Standard Input
redirection, Using Redirection
reset, Clearing and Resetting the Terminal
RHN
See Red Hat Network
root, A Larger Picture of the File System
and root login, A Larger Picture of the File System
logging in as, Logging In
RPM, Errata List
installing packages, Installing and Updating Red Hat Linux Packages
upgrading packages, Installing and Updating Red Hat Linux Packages
RPMs
error message while installing, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
installing with Gnome-RPM, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs

S

Setup Agent, Setup Agent
shell, Why Use a Shell Prompt
history of, The History of the Shell
shell prompt, Opening a Shell Prompt
basic commands, Why Use a Shell Prompt
chmod, The chmod Command
single-user mode, Forgotten Password
software
installing, Installing and Updating Red Hat Linux Packages
upgrading, Installing and Updating Red Hat Linux Packages
sound card
configuring, Troubleshooting Your Sound Card
Sound Card Configuration Tool, Troubleshooting Your Sound Card
spreadsheets
OpenOffice.org Calc, OpenOffice.org Calc
standard input
redirecting, Redirecting Standard Input
standard output
appending, Appending Standard Output
redirecting, Using Redirection
Start Here, Start Here
changing desktop background with, Changing your Desktop Background
startup messages
dmesg | more, Pipes and Pagers
startx, Virtual Console Login
su, Changing Directories with cd
superuser
See commands, su
switching desktops
KDE, Working with Multiple Desktops
switching tasks
KDE, Viewing The Taskbar
system directories
descriptions, System Directories

T

tab completion, Command History and Tab Completion
Taskbar
KDE, Viewing The Taskbar
terminal
See shell prompt
terms
introductory, Introductory Terms
text files, Editing Text Files
editing, Editing Text Files
from a shell prompt, Shell Prompt Text Editors
The Graphical Desktop, Graphical Interface
time configuration, Time and Date Properties
synchronize with NTP server, Time and Date Properties
time zone configuration, Time Zone Configuration
timetool
See Time and Date Properties Tool
Trash icon
KDE, Using The Desktop
troubleshooting
sound card, Troubleshooting Your Sound Card
video card, Troubleshooting Your Video Card

W

wallpaper
changing, Changing your Desktop Background
Web browsers, Web Browsing
Konqueror, Browsing the Web with Konqueror
Mozilla, Mozilla
using, Using Mozilla
Windows
accessing on a separate partition
add line to /etc/fstab, Accessing a Windows Partition
World Wide Web
browsers, Web Browsing
Mozilla, Mozilla

X

X Configuration Tool, Troubleshooting Your Video Card
xpdf, Viewing PDFs

 
 
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