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Beginning Fedora: From Novice to Professional by Keir Thomas, Shashank Sharma

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CHAPTER 7Booting Fedora for the First Time

Now that Fedora is installed, you'll no doubt want to get started immediately, and that's what Part 3 of this book is all about. In later chapters, we'll examine specific details of using Fedora and getting essential hardware up and running. We'll also look at personalizing Fedora so that it works in a way that's best for you on a day-to-day basis. But right now, the goal of this chapter is to get you doing the same things you did under Windows as quickly as possible.

This chapter explains how to start up Fedora for the first time and work with the desktop. It also looks at how some familiar aspects of your computer, such as using the mouse, are slightly enhanced under Fedora.

Starting Up

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