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= Introduction =
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[[Category:Documentation]]
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Welcome to the Fedora 10 Desktop User Guide!  This guide is intended for users who have a working Fedora 10 system and are able to use a mouse and keyboard.
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== About this Guide ==
  
This guide explains:
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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
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This guide describes:
* How to login to your computer
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* The layout of the three main Fedora desktops (GNOME, KDE and Xfce)
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* The different desktop environments available to a Fedora user
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* How to login to a Fedora desktop
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* 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
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* How to use the web browser
* How to use the Open<code></code>Office office suite
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* How to use the OpenOffice.org office suite
* How to customize your new Fedora desktop
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* How to customize your Fedora desktop
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* How to manage and update software
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=== Other sources of help ===
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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.
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Help for console applications can be found by typing
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<pre>man program-name
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in a terminal, where ''program-name'' is the application of which you want to view the manual page.
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For additional Fedora documentation on topics such as security, virtualization, or known bugs, visit:
  
== About this Document ==
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http://docs.fedoraproject.org/
  
Volunteer contributors from the Fedora Documentation Project  and many others,create this guide 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.
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== About Fedora Documentation ==
  
For assistance in installing Fedora 10, please read the Installation Guide:
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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.
  
http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/8/
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For assistance installing Fedora 12, please read the Installation Guide:
  
''***Content needs updating: The above link points to Fedora 8 which neeeds to be updated so as to point to Fedora 10.
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http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f12/
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http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f9/)[[User:Kishan]]''***
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Thank you for choosing Fedora.
 
Thank you for choosing Fedora.
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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.


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