Beginning Fedora

From Novice to Professional

  • Authors
  • Shashank¬†Sharma
  • Keir¬†Thomas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Introducing the World of Linux

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pages 3-9
  3. Installing Fedora

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Pages 25-31
    3. Pages 33-55
  4. The No-Nonsense Getting Started Guide

  5. The Shell and Beyound

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Pages 217-229
    3. Pages 241-248
  6. Multimedia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages a-a
    2. Pages 249-257
    3. Pages 259-267
    4. Pages 269-283
  7. Office Tasks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. Pages 295-307
    3. Pages 309-318
    4. Pages 319-326
    5. Pages 327-335
    6. Pages 337-344
    7. Pages 345-360
  8. Keeping Your System Running

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 361-361
    2. Pages 391-397
    3. Pages 399-415
    4. Pages 417-426
    5. Pages 427-431
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 447-519

About this book


Beginning Fedora: From Novice to Professional guides you through the tasks most new Linux users desire to perform, while explaining potentially confusing concepts along the way. It will steer you through system customization opportunities and common tasks like listening to audio CDs and MP3s, watching movies, and performing office- and Internet-related jobs. A large part of the book is dedicated to advanced command-line techniques necessary to maintain your system and become a true Linux master!

Highlights of this title include the following:

  • Provides an illustrated, step-by-step guide to Fedora installation and hardware configuration
  • Includes a DVD consisting of the latest Fedora operating system. Just place the disk into your drive and begin!
  • Eases the transition from the Windows to the Linux desktop by focusing on key everyday tasks such as file management, peripheral configuration, MP3/video playback, and office tasks
Note: this title was originally published with an accompanying CD-ROM or DVD. That accompanying material can now be found by navigating to and entering the book's ISBN.


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