Fedora Desktop User Guide
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Purpose: How to accomplish specific tasks with the desktop applications.
Audience: Individuals who are unfamiliar with the default Fedora Desktop and who may be running their first Linux desktop.
Approach: This document explains basic principles by covering one principle at a time. The document does not assume familiarity with any Linux/UNIX-specific terminology or concepts. Functionality is also compared, where appropriate, to what the reader may know from other OSes, particularly Microsoft Windows.
Assumptions: The reader has a standard Desktop class installation of Fedora, including a user account with the default settings. The reader does not have access to the root password.
Related Documents: The AdministrationGuide documents tasks that require root access. The GettingStartedGuide is a general introduction to using Fedora.
Writers: MattBird, CodyDeHaan, DamienDurand, JohnBabich
Table of Contents
- Logging into the Desktop
- Tour of the Desktop
- Using Media
- Accessing the Web
- Communications (Email, IM)
- Office Tools
- Playing Multimedia (Music & Video)
- Playing Games
- Managing Photos
- Sharing Your Desktop
- Customizing the Desktop
Summary of Sections
Logging into the Desktop
Tour of the Desktop
Accessing the Web
- Playing Audio CDs
- Converting Audio CDs to Music Files
- Organizing your Multimedia Files
- Playing Videos
- Fedora Project's Approach to Multimedia Support
- MP3, DVD, and Other Excluded Multimedia
- Further Information
- Connecting Your Camera
- Organizing and Importing Photos
- Selecting a Filing Method
- Categorizing Your Photos
Sharing Your Desktop
Customizing the Desktop
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