Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Step By Step Guide

Table of Contents
1. Changes to This Manual
2. Document Conventions
3. Copying and Pasting Text With X
4. Using the Mouse
5. We Need Feedback!
6. Sign Up for Support
I. Starting Out
1. Getting Started
1.1. Setup Agent
1.2. Introductory Terms
1.3. Logging In
1.4. Graphical Interface
1.5. Opening a Shell Prompt
1.6. Creating a User Account
1.7. Documentation and Help
1.8. Logging Out
1.9. Shutting Down your Computer
2. Using the Graphical Desktop
2.1. Using the Desktop
2.2. Using the Panel
2.3. Using Nautilus
2.4. Start Here
2.5. Logging Out
3. Shell Prompt Basics
3.1. Why Use a Shell Prompt
3.2. The History of the Shell
3.3. Determining Your Current Directory with pwd
3.4. Changing Directories with cd
3.5. View Directory Contents with ls
3.6. Locating Files and Directories
3.7. Clearing and Resetting the Terminal
3.8. Manipulating Files with cat
3.9. Pipes and Pagers
3.10. More Commands for Reading Text Files
3.11. Command History and Tab Completion
3.12. Using Multiple Commands
3.13. Ownership and Permissions
4. Managing Files and Directories
4.1. A Larger Picture of the File System
4.2. Identifying and Working with File Types
4.3. File Compression and Archiving
4.4. Manipulating Files at the Shell Prompt
II. Using Your System
5. Web Browsing
5.1. Mozilla
5.2. Web Browser Keyboard Shortcuts
6. Email Applications
6.1. Evolution
6.2. Mozilla Mail
6.3. Plain Text Email Clients
7. Working with Documents
7.1. The Suite
7.2. Editing Text Files
7.3. Viewing PDFs
8. Audio, Video, and General Amusement
8.1. Playing Audio CDs
8.2. Playing Digital Audio Files
8.3. Troubleshooting Your Sound Card
8.4. Troubleshooting Your Video Card
8.5. Games
8.6. Finding Games Online
9. Working with Digital Cameras
9.1. Using gtKam
10. Working with Images
10.1. Viewing Images
10.2. Manipulating Images with the GIMP
10.3. Additional Resources
11. Diskettes and CD-ROMs
11.1. Using Diskettes
11.2. CD-ROMs
11.3. CD-Rs and CD-RWs
11.4. Additional Resources
III. Troubleshooting Your System
12. Frequently Asked Questions
12.1. Localhost Login and Password
12.2. Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
12.3. Starting Applications
12.4. Accessing a Windows Partition
12.5. Finding Commands Quickly
12.6. Tips on Using Command History
12.7. Keep ls Output from Scrolling
12.8. Forgotten Password
12.9. Password Maintenance
12.10. Changing Login from Console to X at Startup
IV. Appendix
A. KDE: The K Desktop Environment
A.1. Introducing KDE
A.2. Finding Help
A.3. Using The Desktop
A.4. Using The Panel
A.5. Managing Files
A.6. Browsing the Web with Konqueror
A.7. Using Konqueror to View Images
A.8. KMail
A.9. Customizing KDE
A.10. Logging Out of KDE
B. Getting Started with Gnu Privacy Guard
B.1. Configuration File
B.2. Warning Messages
B.3. Generating a Keypair
B.4. Generating a Revocation Certificate
B.5. Exporting your Public Key
B.6. Importing a Public Key
B.7. What Are Digital Signatures?
B.8. Additional Resources
C. Applications
D. A Comparison of Common DOS and Linux Commands
E. System Directories
F. Keyboard Shortcuts