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Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition by Richard Petersen

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CHAPTER 8

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Internet Applications: Web and FTP

  • Web browsers
  • Java, OpenJDK
  • BitTorrent
  • Network File Transfer: FTP

Fedora provides powerful web and FTP clients for accessing the Internet. Many are installed automatically and are ready to use when you first start up your Linux system. Linux also includes full Java development support, letting you run and construct Java applets. This chapter covers some of the more popular web, Java, and FTP clients available on Linux. Web and FTP clients connect to sites that run servers, using web pages and FTP files to provide services to users.

Web browsers and FTP clients are commonly used to conduct secure transactions ...

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