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Chapter 1. Introduction

Welcome to the Fedora Core 6 Desktop User Guide! This guide is intended for users, with a working Fedora Core 6 system, who are able to use a mouse and keyboard. This guide shows:

  • How to login to your computer

  • The layout of the default Fedora desktop

  • How to use Nautilus, a file and system navigator

  • How to use Evolution, an e-mail client

  • How to use Gaim, an instant messenger client

  • How to use Firefox, a web-browser

  • How to use OpenOffice, an office suite

  • How to customize your new Fedora desktop

1.1. About this Document

Volunteer contributors from the Fedora Documentation Project created this guide, and many others, for each release of Fedora. If you have questions or suggestions about Fedora documentation, or if you would like to help document Fedora, please visit the Fedora Documentation Project web site:

For assistance installing Fedora Core 6, please read the Fedora Core Installation Guide:

Thank you for choosing Fedora.


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