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.
What You'll Learn
- Review the available desktop choices, including GNOME, KDE, and alternative desktops
- Administer your system, add users, manage printers and perform backups
- Configure network connections and firewalls with FirewallD
- Access network resources with Samba
Who This Book Is For
Novice to intermediate users who are looking to install Fedora 20 as their primary computing environment.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started
Chapter 1: Fedora 28 Introduction
Chapter 2: Installation and Upgrade
Chapter 3: Usage Basics: Login, Desktop, and Help
Chapter 4: Installing and Updating Software: DNF, GNOME Software, Packages, DnfDragora, and RPM
Part II: Applications
Chapter 5: Office Applications, Email, Editors, and Databases
Chapter 6: Graphics and Multimedia
Chapter 7: Internet Applications: Web and FTP
Part III: Desktops
Chapter 8: The GNOME Desktop
Chapter 9: Plasma Desktop: The K Desktop Environment (KDE)
Chapter 10: Shells
Chapter 11: Additional Desktops
Part IV: Administration
Chapter 12: Fedora System Tools
Chapter 13: System Administration
Chapter 14: Network Configuration