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Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition by Richard Petersen

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CHAPTER 3

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Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help

  • Accessing your Linux system
  • Desktops
  • The GNOME desktop
  • Network Connections
  • System Settings
  • Installing multimedia support
  • Command-line interface
  • Running Windows software on Linux: Wine
  • Help resources

To start using Fedora, you must know how to access your Fedora system and, once you are on the system, how to use and configure the desktop. A set of desktop system settings tools lets you easily configure features such as network access, your desktop background, display resolution, and power usage. Access is supported through a graphical login. A simple screen appears with menus for selecting login ...

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