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By Richard Petersen

Beginning Fedora computer: Fedora 18 Edition is an entire advisor to utilizing the Fedora 18 laptop Linux liberate as your day-by-day driving force for mail, productiveness, social networking, and extra. writer and Linux specialist Richard Petersen delves into the working procedure as a complete and provides you a whole therapy of Fedora 18 computing device deploy, configuration, and use.

You'll observe tips to set up Fedora 18 computer on any undefined, examine which purposes practice which services, the best way to deal with software program updates, information and methods for the GNOME three and KDE computers, necessary shell instructions, and either the Fedora management and community instruments.

Get the main out of Fedora 18 laptop -- together with unfastened workplace suites, editors, booklet readers, song and video purposes and formats, e mail consumers, internet and FTP browsers, microblogging and IM functions -- with a replica of Beginning Fedora computer: Fedora 18 Edition at your side.

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You can click the Show Less button to hide all connections except the active one. Click Show More to see all possible connections, allowing you to switch to a different one. The Manage Connections button opens the KDE Network Manager dialog where you can manage all your connections. Figure 3-15. KDE Network Manager widget and panel icon 60 Chapter 3 ■ Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help System Settings Network (GNOME and Proxies) GNOME provides a network dialog for basic information and network connection management, including proxy settings.

Initially there are two. Moving your mouse to the right side displays the workspace thumbnails. 54 Chapter 3 ■ Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help Figure 3-8. GNOME 3 activities overview mode You can manually leave the Overview at any time by press the ESC key, or by clicking on a window thumbnail. The dash is a bar on the left side with icons for your favorite applications. Initially there are icons for the Firefox web browser, mail (Thunderbird), sound (Rhythmbox), images (Shotwell), and files (the GNOME file manager).

The --network option downloads from the Fedora repository. You need to specify only the version, such as 18 for Fedora 18. For --iso, you can use an ISO DVD image file instead. For --device, you reference a DVD-ROM containing a Fedora Install DVD. The --network option is recommended as this provides you with the most recent updates from the Fedora repository. For a --network update, enter the following commands. su fedup-cli --network 18 43 Chapter 2 ■ Installation and Upgrade The repositories are located and then the packages are downloaded.

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