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Beginning Fedora Desktop

Fedora 28 Edition


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Getting Started

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Richard Petersen
      Pages 3-16
    3. Richard Petersen
      Pages 17-41
    4. Richard Petersen
      Pages 43-113
  3. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Richard Petersen
      Pages 211-251
    3. Richard Petersen
      Pages 253-282
  4. Desktops

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 283-283
    2. Richard Petersen
      Pages 285-323
    3. Richard Petersen
      Pages 325-390
    4. Richard Petersen
      Pages 391-434
    5. Richard Petersen
      Pages 435-461
  5. Administration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 463-463
    2. Richard Petersen
      Pages 465-493
    3. Richard Petersen
      Pages 495-547
    4. Richard Petersen
      Pages 549-581
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 583-595

About this book


Get the most out of Fedora 28 Desktop, including free Office suites, editors, e-book readers, music and video applications. In addition to those features, you’ll also work with codecs, email clients, web browsers, FTP and BitTorrent clients, VoIP clients, and IM applications. The major Fedora 28 desktop spins are covered in detail, including the Plasma desktop (KDE), Cinnamon, Mate-Compiz, LXDE, Xfce, and LXQT.

This is your complete guide to using the Fedora 28 Desktop Linux release as your daily driver for multimedia, productivity, social networking, administrative tasks, and more. Author and Linux expert Richard Petersen delves into the operating system as a whole and offers you a complete treatment of Fedora 28 Desktop configuration and use.

With Beginning Fedora Desktop at your side, you’ll discover how to install and update the Fedora 28 Desktop, as well as access various software repositories. You’ll also learn which applications perform which functions, how to manage software, use of the desktop configuration tools, useful shell commands, and both the system administration and network tools.


Fedora Open source Linux FOSS Red Hat

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.AlamedaUSA

About the authors

Richard Petersen holds an M.L.I.S. in library and information studies (UC Berkeley). He is the author of numerous books on C programming, UNIX, and Linux. His research background includes artificial intelligence applications to information retrieval. He has taught computer science programming and Unix at UC Berkeley.

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