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Index

A

accounts
creating, Creating a User Account
appending standard output, Appending Standard Output
applet
definition, Using the Panel
Applets
adding to the Panel, Adding Applets and Application Launchers
panel
in KDE, Adding Applets to the Panel
Application Launchers
adding to the Panel, Adding Applets and Application Launchers
creating manually, Using the Desktop
applications
and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Applications
starting from shell prompt, Starting Applications
archiving files, File Compression and Archiving
Authentication Icon, Notification Area

C

CD-rewritable (CD-RW), CD/DVD-Rs and CD/DVD-RWs
additional resources, Additional Resources
and CD Creator, Using CD/DVD 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
CD-writable (CD-R), CD/DVD-Rs and CD/DVD-RWs
additional resources, Additional Resources
and CD Creator, Using CD/DVD 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
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
tips, Tips on Using Command History
commands
See shell prompt
chmod, Ownership and Permissions
numerical settings, Changing Permissions With Numbers
clear, Clearing and Resetting the Terminal
DOS, A Comparison of Common DOS and Linux Commands
finding, Finding Commands Quickly
history, Finding Commands Quickly
locate, Locating Files and Directories
ls
keeping output from scrolling, Keep ls Output from Scrolling
ls -al, Viewing Directory Contents with ls
ls, common options with, Viewing 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
stringing together, Using Multiple Commands
common user questions, Frequently Asked Questions
compressing files, File Compression and Archiving
Computer icon
Removable Media, Filesystem, Network icons, Using the Computer icon
conventions
document, Document Conventions
copying and pasting text
when using X, Copying and Pasting Text With X
creating user accounts, Creating a User Account

D

decryption
with GnuPG, Getting Started with Gnu Privacy Guard
desktop
See graphical desktop
desktop environments
definition, Switching Desktops
Desktop Preferences Tool, Customizing your GNOME session
Desktop Switching Tool, Switching Desktops
devices
definition, Using the Computer icon
digital cameras, Working with Digital Cameras
gThumb, Using gThumb
digital cameras, Working with Digital Cameras
gThumb, Using gThumb
directories
descriptions, System Directories
managing
from shell prompt, Why Use a Shell Prompt
Disk icon
access with Nautilus, Using the Computer icon
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, Connecting to the Internet
documents, Working with OpenOffice.org
drag and drop, Using the Mouse

E

email clients, Email Applications
Evolution, Evolution
KMail, KMail
mutt, Plain Text Email Clients
plain text, Plain Text Email Clients
mutt, Plain Text Email Clients
Thunderbird, Thunderbird
Thunderbird Mail
Newsgroups, Thunderbird and Newsgroups
encryption
with GnuPG, Getting Started with Gnu Privacy Guard
environment variables
PATH, Editing Your PATH
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 root Password
permissions for installing RPMs, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
starting applications, Starting Applications
feedback
contact information for this manual, We Need Feedback!
file links
adding to the desktop, Adding File Links
file manager
for KDE, Using Konqueror
File Roller, Using File Roller
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
formats, File Formats
managing
from shell prompt, Why Use a Shell Prompt
Filesystem icon
access with Nautilus, Using the Computer icon
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
GNOME desktop
See graphical desktop
Gnu Privacy Guard
See GnuPG
GnuPG
additional resources, Additional Resources
digital signatures, What Are Digital Signatures?
exporting public key, Exporting your Public Key
to keyserver, Exporting to a Keyserver
generating a keypair, Generating a Keypair
generating a revocation certificate, Generating a Revocation Certificate
importing a public key, Importing a Public Key
insecure memory warning, Warning Messages
introduction, Getting Started with Gnu Privacy Guard, Configuration File
warning messages, Warning Messages
GPG
See GnuPG
graphical desktop, Using the Graphical Desktop
graphical login
changing to, Changing Login from Console to X at Startup
gThumb, Using gThumb, gThumb
gunzip, Compressing Files at the Shell Prompt
gzip, Compressing Files at the Shell Prompt

H

halting
definition, Logging Out
Hardware Browser, Accessing a Windows Partition
help
with KDE
finding, Finding Help
history
finding commands using, Finding Commands Quickly
hovering
definition, Using the Panel

I

images
manipulation, Working with Images
viewing, Working with Images, Viewing Images
gThumb, gThumb
Konqueror, Using Konqueror to View Images
introduction, Introduction
IP address, Connecting to the Internet

K

KDE, KDE: The K Desktop Environment
applets
adding, Adding Applets to the Panel
documentation, KDE: The K Desktop Environment
Konqueror
navigation panel, The Navigation Panel
main menu, The Main Menu
panel, Using the Panel
applets, Adding Applets to the Panel
switching tasks, The Taskbar
Taskbar, The Taskbar
website, KDE: The K Desktop Environment
Keyboard Shortcuts, Customizing your GNOME session, Keyboard Shortcuts
KMail
See email clients
Konqueror
See Web browsers
KDE file manager, Using Konqueror
navigation panel, The Navigation Panel
viewing images with, Using Konqueror to View Images

L

linux commands
See shell prompt
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, Logging Out
KDE, Logging Out of KDE
login problems
using single-user mode, Forgotten root Password
ls
printing output, Keep ls Output from Scrolling
viewing output, Keep ls Output from Scrolling

M

Main Menu, Using the Applications and Actions Menus
in KDE, The Main Menu
mke2fs, Using mke2fs
mkisofs, Using mkisofs
mouse
how to use, Using the Mouse
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
browsing behavior, Customizing Nautilus
customizing, Customizing Nautilus
Introduction, Using Nautilus
Network icon
access with Nautilus, Using the Computer icon
new users
creating accounts, Creating a User Account
Newsgroups
See email clients
Notification Area
on the Panel, Notification Area

O

O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., Related Books
ownership and permissions, Ownership and Permissions

P

Panel
adding additional panels, Adding Additional Panels
configuring, Configuring the Panel
configuring the, Configuring the Panel
Introduction, Using the Panel
KDE, Using the Panel
customizing, Using the Panel
hiding, Using the Panel
partitions
accessing Windows, Accessing a Windows Partition
password
forgotten, Forgotten root Password
passwords
secure, Creating a User Account
PATH, Editing Your PATH
editing, Starting Applications
peripherals
digital cameras, Working with Digital Cameras
gThumb, Using gThumb
permissions
numerical settings, Changing Permissions With Numbers
setting for new RPMs, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
permissions and ownership, Ownership and Permissions
Printer Notification Icon, Notification Area
pwd, Determining Your Current Directory with pwd

R

Red Hat Network Alert Notification tool, Notification Area
redirecting standard input, Redirecting Standard Input
redirection, Using Redirection
Removable Media
access with Nautilus, Using the Computer icon
Removable Storage
configuring, Customizing your GNOME session
reset, Clearing and Resetting the Terminal
root
logging in as, Logging In
RPMs
error message while installing, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs

S

Screensaver
preferences, Customizing your GNOME session
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
shorcuts
See Application launchers
shortcuts
See file links
single-user mode, Forgotten root Password
Sound
preferences, Customizing your GNOME session
sound card
configuring, Troubleshooting Your Sound Card
Sound Card Configuration Tool, Troubleshooting Your Sound Card
standard input
redirecting, Redirecting Standard Input
standard output
appending, Appending Standard Output
redirecting, Using Redirection
startx, Virtual Console Login
switching tasks
KDE, The Taskbar
system directories
descriptions, System Directories

T

Taskbar, Taskbar
KDE, The Taskbar
terminal
See shell prompt
terms
introductory, Introductory Terms
The Graphical Desktop, Graphical Interface
thumbnail
definition, Customizing Nautilus
Thunderbird
See email clients
Trash, Trash
troubleshooting
sound card, Troubleshooting Your Sound Card
video card, Troubleshooting Your Video Card

U

unzip, Compressing Files at the Shell Prompt
user account
creating, Creating a User Account
importance of, Logging In
User's Home
accessing files and directories, User's Home
browser windows, User's Home

W

Web browsers, Web Browsing
Konqueror, Browsing the Web with Konqueror
Windows
accessing on a separate partition
add line to /etc/fstab, Accessing a Windows Partition
Workspace Switcher, Workspace Switcher
workspaces
definition, Workspace Switcher
World Wide Web
browsers, Web Browsing

X

X Configuration Tool, Troubleshooting Your Video Card

 
 
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