From the Inside Flap
Master the GNOME Desktop
Learn to use panels, menus, icons, and applets. Set preferences for handling digital cameras, USB flash drives, CDs, DVDs, and other media. Try out dozens of GNOME games and applications.
Master the KDE Desktop
Understand how to navigate KDE desktops. Use Konqueror to work with files and folders, and even create an image gallery. Change settings with the KDE control center. Play with KDE tools, players, and games.
From the Back Cover
From home desktop to enterprise server, here′s all the Linux you need
With Fedora Core 5, you get the latest Linux technology and previews of upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux software. Run Fedora Core 5 live (no installation required), install it to hard disk when you′re ready, and add hundreds of Fedora Extras packages. Everything comes on the DVD and two CDs included with this book. Use the latest Linux desktop, server, and systems administration features as you learn skills that scale up to professional, commercial–quality Linux systems.
Configure Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux to:
- Explore the latest GNOME and KDE desktop file managers, menus, workspaces, and themes
- Build an Internet server, with complete mail, Web, DNS, FTP, and database services
- Connect to the Internet from Ethernet, dial–up, or wireless hardware
- Use the new PUP facility to update software
- Run applications for Web browsing, publishing, gaming, and music and video playing
- Secure your computer with firewalls, password protection, and SELinux
Install complete Fedora Core 5 from DVD
Boot Fedora 5 live or start a Fedora network install from CD #1
Add hundreds of Fedora Extras packages from CD #2
Transition your Fedora skills to Enterprise Linux with:
- Descriptions of RHEL products, features, and services
- Pointers to professional RHEL training and certification
- Preview new technology for Xen virtualization and Mono apps
Open for more!
- Check out GNOME and KDE desktops
- View Web browser, e–mail, and IM applications
- Work with graphical administration tools