User Guide - Introduction

From FedoraProject

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(New page: = Introduction = Welcome to the Fedora 8 Desktop User Guide! This guide is intended for users who have a working Fedora 8 system and are able to use a mouse and keyboard. This guide exp...)
 
(Sectionized and a few cosmetic adjustments.)
 
(13 intermediate revisions by 5 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
= Introduction =
+
[[Category:Documentation]]
 +
[[Category:User Guide]]
  
Welcome to the Fedora 8 Desktop User Guide!  This guide is intended for users who have a working Fedora 8 system and are able to use a mouse and keyboard.
+
== About this Guide ==
  
This guide explains:
+
Welcome to the Fedora 12 User Guide!  This guide is written for users who have a working Fedora 12 system and are able to use a mouse and keyboard.
  
* The different desktops available to the Fedora user
+
This guide describes:
* How to login to your computer
+
 
* The layout of the three main Fedora desktops (GNOME, KDE and Xfce)
+
* The different desktop environments available to a Fedora user
 +
* How to login to a Fedora desktop
 +
* The layout of two main Fedora desktops, '''GNOME''' and '''KDE'''
 
* How to use the file and system navigator
 
* How to use the file and system navigator
 
* How to use the e-mail client
 
* How to use the e-mail client
 
* How to use the instant messenger client
 
* How to use the instant messenger client
* How to use the web-browser
+
* How to use the web browser
* How to use the Open<code></code>Office office suite
+
* How to use the OpenOffice.org office suite
* How to customize your new Fedora desktop
+
* How to customize your Fedora desktop
 +
* How to manage and update software
 +
 
 +
=== Other sources of help ===
 +
 
 +
This guide is not a replacement for the documentation included on your system by individual programs. This guide can give you a brief overview of some basic tasks, but you need to read the documentation provided by each application for more in-depth coverage of specific tasks. This documentation can usually be found at the ''Help > Contents'' entry in an application's menu, or by pressing the [F1] key.
 +
 
 +
Help for console applications can be found by typing
 +
<pre>man program-name
 +
</pre>
 +
in a terminal, where ''program-name'' is the application of which you want to view the manual page.
 +
 
 +
For additional Fedora documentation on topics such as security, virtualization, or known bugs, visit:
 +
 
 +
http://docs.fedoraproject.org/
  
== About this Document ==
+
== About Fedora Documentation ==
  
Volunteer contributors from the Fedora Documentation Project create this guide, and many others, for each release of Fedora. If you have questions or suggestions about the Fedora documentation, or if you would like to help document Fedora, please visit the Fedora [[DocsProject | Documentation Project]] web site.
+
Volunteer contributors from the Fedora Documentation Project create this guide for each release of Fedora. If you have questions or suggestions about Fedora's documentation, or if you would like to help document Fedora, please visit the Fedora [[DocsProject | Documentation Project]] web site.
  
For assistance installing Fedora 8 please read the Installation Guide:
+
For assistance installing Fedora 12, please read the Installation Guide:
  
http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/8/
+
http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f12/
  
 
Thank you for choosing Fedora.
 
Thank you for choosing Fedora.
Line 29: Line 46:
 
{|
 
{|
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Docs/Drafts/DesktopUserGuide| Previous Page - Table of Contents]] ||[[Docs/Drafts/DesktopUserGuide| Table of Contents]] ||[[Docs/Drafts/DesktopUserGuide/Desktops| Next Page - The Fedora Desktops]]
+
|[[User Guide| Previous Page - Table of Contents]] ||[[User Guide| Table of Contents]] ||[[User Guide - The Fedora Desktops| Next Page - The Fedora Desktops]]
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
<!-- Add other requirements here.  If you haven't written requirements like this, you don't know what your target audience is able to do.  These assumptions will always help you  write properly, since you can't assume your reader knows anything more than what appears in this list.
 
<!-- Add other requirements here.  If you haven't written requirements like this, you don't know what your target audience is able to do.  These assumptions will always help you  write properly, since you can't assume your reader knows anything more than what appears in this list.
 
-->
 
-->

Latest revision as of 14:03, 9 July 2009


[edit] About this Guide

Welcome to the Fedora 12 User Guide! This guide is written for users who have a working Fedora 12 system and are able to use a mouse and keyboard.

This guide describes:

  • The different desktop environments available to a Fedora user
  • How to login to a Fedora desktop
  • The layout of two main Fedora desktops, GNOME and KDE
  • How to use the file and system navigator
  • How to use the e-mail client
  • How to use the instant messenger client
  • How to use the web browser
  • How to use the OpenOffice.org office suite
  • How to customize your Fedora desktop
  • How to manage and update software

[edit] Other sources of help

This guide is not a replacement for the documentation included on your system by individual programs. This guide can give you a brief overview of some basic tasks, but you need to read the documentation provided by each application for more in-depth coverage of specific tasks. This documentation can usually be found at the Help > Contents entry in an application's menu, or by pressing the [F1] key.

Help for console applications can be found by typing

man program-name

in a terminal, where program-name is the application of which you want to view the manual page.

For additional Fedora documentation on topics such as security, virtualization, or known bugs, visit:

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/

[edit] About Fedora Documentation

Volunteer contributors from the Fedora Documentation Project create this guide for each release of Fedora. If you have questions or suggestions about Fedora's documentation, or if you would like to help document Fedora, please visit the Fedora Documentation Project web site.

For assistance installing Fedora 12, please read the Installation Guide:

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f12/

Thank you for choosing Fedora.


Previous Page - Table of Contents Table of Contents Next Page - The Fedora Desktops