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SUSE Linux 9.3 For Dummies

SUSE Linux 9.3 For Dummies

Naba Barkakati

ISBN: 978-0-764-59615-5

May 2005

374 pages

Select type: Paperback

$29.99

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Description

  • This easy-to-understand book for beginning SUSE Linux users starts off with step-by-step installation instructions and a discussion of what happens when the system is started for the first time
  • Explains how to use SUSE on the desktop, work with the file manager, connect to the Internet, and set up a home network
  • Topics addressed include performing everyday tasks, such as browsing the Web; reading e-mail and newsgroups; and using the OpenOffice.org office productivity suite and multimedia applications
  • Offers details on basic system administration and security and shows how to add new software and keep the system up to date with YaST (Yet another Setup Tool) and YaST Online Update (YOU)
  • The DVD contains SUSE 9.3 Special Edition
Introduction.

Part I: Getting to Know SUSE.

Chapter 1: What Is SUSE Linux?

Chapter 2: Installing SUSE Linux.

Chapter 3: Starting SUSE for the First Time.

Chapter 4: Taking Stock of What’s in SUSE.

Part II: Test Driving SUSE.

Chapter 5: Exploring the SUSE Desktops.

Chapter 6: Finding and Organizing Files.

Chapter 7: I Want My Internet, Now!

Chapter 8: Setting Up an Ethernet LAN with Wireless Access.

Part III: Doing Stuff with SUSE.

Chapter 9: Browsing the Web.

Chapter 10: E-Mailing and Instant Messaging in SUSE.

Chapter 11: Reading Newsgroups.

Chapter 12: Preparing Documents and Spreadsheets in SUSE Linux.

Chapter 13: Doing Even More Office Stuff in SUSE Linux.

Chapter 14: Playing Music and Burning CDs.

Chapter 15: Working with Photos and Images.

Chapter 16: What’s a Shell and Why Do I Care?

Part IV: Becoming a SUSE Wizard.

Chapter 17: Look Ma, I’m a Sysadmin!

Chapter 18: Updating SUSE and Adding New Software.

Chapter 19: Securing SUSE Linux.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Frequently Asked Questions about SUSE.

Chapter 21: The Ten Best Things about SUSE.

Chapter 22: Ten Great Web Sites for SUSE Maniacs.

Chapter 23: Ten Most Commonly Used SUSE Commands.

Appendix: About the DVD-ROM.

Index.