Beginning Fedora Desktop

Fedora 18 Edition

Authors: Petersen, Richard

  • Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition is a complete guide to using the Fedora 18 Desktop Linux release as your daily driver for mail, productivity, social networking, and more.

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Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition is a complete guide to using the Fedora 18 Desktop Linux release as your daily driver for mail, productivity, social networking, and more. Author and Linux expert Richard Petersen delves into the operating system as a whole and offers you a complete treatment of Fedora 18 Desktop installation, configuration, and use.

You'll discover how to install Fedora 18 Desktop on any hardware, learn which applications perform which functions, how to manage software updates, tips and tricks for the GNOME 3 and KDE desktops, useful shell commands, and both the Fedora administration and network tools. 

Get the most out of Fedora 18 Desktop -- including free Office suites, editors, e-book readers, music and video applications and codecs, email clients, Web and FTP browsers, microblogging and IM applications -- with a copy of Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition at your side.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Fedora 18 Introduction

    Petersen, Richard

    Pages 3-13

  • Installation and Upgrade

    Petersen, Richard

    Pages 15-45

  • Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help

    Petersen, Richard

    Pages 47-87

  • Installing and Updating Software: YUM, PackageKit, and RPM

    Petersen, Richard

    Pages 89-126

  • Office Applications and Editors

    Petersen, Richard

    Pages 129-145

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6563-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6562-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning Fedora Desktop
Book Subtitle
Fedora 18 Edition
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Richard Petersen
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-6563-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-6563-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-6562-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 504
Number of Illustrations and Tables
505 b/w illustrations
Topics