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/etc/printcap, Printer Configuration
/etc/printcap.local, Printer Configuration
666
permissions, Changing Permissions With Numbers
777
permissions, Changing Permissions With Numbers

A

appending standard output, Appending Standard Output
applets
adding to GNOME's panel, The Panel
applications
starting
on KDE desktop, Using Your Mouse
starting from shell prompt, Starting Applications

B

bash
environment variables, Bash Environment Variables
boot disk
creating
mkbootdisk, Creating a Boot Disk

C

cat, View, Redirect, and Append Files with cat
cd, Changing Directories with cd
chmod, Ownership and Permissions
numerical settings, Changing Permissions With Numbers
clear, Clear and Reset the Window
command history, Command History and Tab Completion
tips, Tips on Using Command History
commands
cat, More Basic Commands for Reading Text Files
cat, using, View, Redirect, and Append Files with cat
cd, Changing Directories with cd
change directories, Changing Directories with cd
chmod, Ownership and Permissions
numerical settings, Changing Permissions With Numbers
clear, Clear and Reset the Window
DOS, DOS and Linux Commands
finding, Finding Commands Quickly
grep, More Basic Commands for Reading Text Files
gzip, File Compression and Archiving Gzip, Zip, and Tar
head, More Basic Commands for Reading Text Files
history, Finding Commands Quickly
list contents, View Directory Contents with ls
locate, Locating Files and Directories
ls, View Directory Contents with ls
keeping output from scrolling, Keep ls Output from Scrolling
ls -a, View Directory Contents with ls
ls -al, View Directory Contents with ls
ls, common options with, View Directory Contents with ls
mkdir, Creating Files and Directories in KDE
print working directory, Determining Your Current Directory with pwd
pwd, Determining Your Current Directory with pwd
reset, Clear and Reset the Window
rm
See files, deleting
rm -r
See directories, deleting
stringing together, Stringing Commands Together
su, Changing Directories with cd
tail, More Basic Commands for Reading Text Files
tar, File Compression and Archiving Gzip, Zip, and Tar
touch, Creating Files and Directories in KDE
zip, File Compression and Archiving Gzip, Zip, and Tar
common user questions, Frequently Asked Questions
Communicator
configuring and using, The Web, Email, and News in GNOME and KDE
preferences
setting, Communicator Preferences
cron, Locating Files and Directories

D

Desk Guide
GNOME, Multiple Desktops
desktop
KDE, The Desktop
desktops
multiple
in GNOME, Multiple Desktops
KDE, Multiple Desktops
directories
/etc, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem
/usr, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem
changing, Changing Directories with cd
copying, Copying Files
deleting, Deleting Files and Directories
listing contents, View Directory Contents with ls
managing
from shell prompt, Why Use a Shell Prompt?
moving, Moving Files
renaming, Renaming Files
skel, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem
diskettes
creating an ext2 filesystem, Creating an ext2 Filesystem on a Diskette
DOS formatted, A. Using Mtools
using, A: The ext2 Filesystem
DNS
definition, Getting Online
documentation
man pages at shell prompt, Use Man Pages for Information
dot files
See hidden files
drag and drop
in KDE, Drag and Drop
drive icons
KDE, The Trash, Printer, and Drives

E

email
adding attachments using "drag and drop", Other Email Options
attaching documents, Other Email Options
configuring your account in Messenger, Email and News Settings for Messenger
creating a signature, Account Identity
reading and composing in Messenger, Reading and Composing Mail in Messenger
return receipts in Messenger, Other Email Options
using Netscape Messenger, The Web, Email, and News in GNOME and KDE
environments
changing, Switching Environments
in GNOME, Switching Environments
in KDE, Switching Environments
errata, Red Hat Network Web Interface
updating with, Updating With Errata
updating with RHN, Updating With Red Hat Network and Red Hat Errata
ext2 filesystem, A: The ext2 Filesystem

F

FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions
accessing a Windows partition, Accessing a Windows Partition
changing environments, Switching Environments
finding previous used commands, Finding Commands Quickly
history tips and tricks, Tips on Using Command History
keeping ls output from scrolling, Keep ls Output from Scrolling
login problems, Forgotten Password
permissions for installing RPMs, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
recognizing RAM, Using All Available RAM
shutting down or rebooting, Shutting Down
starting applications, Starting Applications
using large amounts of RAM, Using All Available RAM
feedback
contact information for this manual, We Need Feedback!
FHS, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem
file
archiving, File Compression and Archiving Gzip, Zip, and Tar
compression, File Compression and Archiving Gzip, Zip, and Tar
file manager
GNOME
definition of, Folders
file managers
GMC, The GNOME File Manager
GNOME, The GNOME File Manager
KDE, The KDE File Manager
Konquerer, The KDE File Manager
files
copying, Copying Files
deleting, Deleting Files and Directories
managing
from shell prompt, Why Use a Shell Prompt?
moving, Moving Files
renaming, Renaming Files
filesystem
understanding, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem
Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem
floppy diskette drive icon
KDE, The Trash, Printer, and Drives
floppy diskettes
using, A: The ext2 Filesystem
flow control, Specifying a Device
folders
KDE, Folders

G

GIMP, A Short Introduction to the GIMP
.gif images, Image Formats
.jpg images, Image Formats
.xcf images, Image Formats
additional resources, Additional Resources
Bezier tool, Tools in the Toolbox
brush
active, The Active Brush, Pattern, and Gradient
brushes, The Brush Selection Dialog
clone tool, Enhancing a Picture
color correction, Enhancing a Picture
color levels, Enhancing a Picture
colors, Colors
gradient
active, The Active Brush, Pattern, and Gradient
image formats, Image Formats
image window, The Image Window
keyboard shortcut commands, Helpful Keyboard Shortcuts
move tool, Tools in the Toolbox
opening a file, Loading a File
pattern
active, The Active Brush, Pattern, and Gradient
removing unwanted parts of an image, Enhancing a Picture
saving a file, Saving a File
Script-Fu, Script-Fu
selecting areas in an image, Selecting Areas in an Image
tiling a background, Creating a Web Page Background Graphic
Toolbox, The Toolbox
GMC
using, The GNOME File Manager
viewing folders with, Folders
GNOME, The GNOME Desktop Environment
desktop, The Desktop
folders in, The Desktop
help browser, Finding Help
latest documentation, The GNOME Desktop Environment
launchers in, The Desktop
logging out of, Quitting from GNOME
Pager, The Panel
panel, The Panel
customizing, The Panel
switching tasks, The Panel
using KDE applications, The GNOME Desktop Environment
using mouse in, Using Your Mouse
website location, The GNOME Desktop Environment
workspace, The Desktop
GNOME Control Center
customizing desktop with, Customizing with the GNOME Control Center
starting, Customizing with the GNOME Control Center
Gnome-RPM, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem, Red Hat Update Agent
GNU Midnight Commander, The GNOME File Manager
See also GMC
GNU Privacy Guard, What is Red Hat Network?
GPG, What is Red Hat Network?
graphical login
changing to, Q: Changing to Graphical Login
graphics, A Short Introduction to the GIMP

H

halt
safe ways to, Shutting Down
halting and rebooting
from GNOME, Quitting from GNOME
help
in KDE, Finding Help
with GNOME
finding, Finding Help
help browser
KDE, Finding Help
hidden files, View Directory Contents with ls
history
finding commands using, Finding Commands Quickly

I

image manipulation, A Short Introduction to the GIMP
introduction, Introduction
IP address, Getting Online

K

KDE, The KDE Desktop Environment
desktop, The Desktop
desktop icons, The Trash, Printer, and Drives
desktops
multiple, Multiple Desktops
switching, Multiple Desktops
documentation, The KDE Desktop Environment
folders, Folders
help, Finding Help
mouse, Using Your Mouse
overview, An Overview of KDE
panel, The Panel
switching tasks, The Taskbar
Taskbar, The Taskbar
Templates, Folders
using GNOME applications, The GNOME Desktop Environment
website location, The KDE Desktop Environment
KDE Control Center
customizing desktop with, Customizing with the KDE Control Center
starting, Customizing with the KDE Control Center
KFloppy, Creating an ext2 Filesystem on a Diskette
Konquerer, The KDE File Manager
Kppp, Getting Online, Connecting with Kppp

L

less, Pipes
LILO
removing, Q: Removing Red Hat Linux
listing directories
See commands, ls
Log out button
GNOME
adding to panel, Adding a Log Out Button
logging in, Logging In
graphical, Q: Changing to Graphical Login
logging out
from GNOME, Quitting from GNOME
in GNOME
from Run program, Shutting Down from the Run Program Menu
KDE, Quitting from KDE
saving current settings, Quitting from KDE
killing an X session, Shutting Down at the Shell Prompt, Shutting Down at the Shell Prompt
of root, Logging Out of Root
at the console, Logging Out of Root
login problems
using single-user mode, Forgotten Password
lpd, Printer Configuration
ls, View Directory Contents with ls
printing output, Keep ls Output from Scrolling
viewing output, Keep ls Output from Scrolling
Lynx, The Web, Email, and News in GNOME and KDE

M

Main Menu Button
in GNOME, Main Menu Button
Main Menu K button, The Main Menu K Icon
man pages
at shell prompt, Use Man Pages for Information
reading with the GNOME Help Browser, Finding Help
Messenger
configuring, The Web, Email, and News in GNOME and KDE
mirror site, Updating With Errata
mkdir
creating directories with, Creating Files and Directories in KDE
mke2fs, Creating an ext2 Filesystem on a Diskette
mounting a drive, The Desktop, The Trash, Printer, and Drives
mouse
using in KDE, Using Your Mouse
mtools, A. Using Mtools

N

Navigator
keyboard shortcuts, Using Navigator in GNOME and KDE
preferences, Communicator Preferences
using
in GNOME and KDE, Using Navigator in GNOME and KDE
Netscape Communicator
configuring, The Web, Email, and News in GNOME and KDE
preferences, Communicator Preferences
Netscape Messenger
email, The Web, Email, and News in GNOME and KDE
news
configuring your account in Messenger, Email and News Settings for Messenger
reading with Messenger, Using Messenger to Read News
specifying servers in Messenger, Newsgroups Servers
subscribing to newsgroups, Using Messenger to Read News

O

online
connecting with RP3, Getting Online
ownership and permissions, Ownership and Permissions

P

Pager
in GNOME, The Panel
pagers
less, Pipes
panel
in GNOME, The Panel
KDE, The Panel
adding an application, The Panel
customizing, The Panel
hiding, The Panel
partitions
accessing Windows, Accessing a Windows Partition
password
forgotten, Forgotten Password
passwords
creating secure, Creating a user account
PATH
editing, Starting Applications
pathnames
relative and absolute, Changing Directories with cd
PDF
viewing, Viewing PDFs
permissions
numerical settings, Changing Permissions With Numbers
setting for new RPMs, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
permissions and ownership, Ownership and Permissions
pipes, Pipes
Point-to-Point Protocol, Getting Online
PPP, Getting Online
configuring Kppp, Configuring Kppp
configuring with Dialup Configuration Tool, Creating a New Internet Account
connecting with Kppp, Connecting with Kppp
connecting with RP3, Using RP3 to Connect
customizing RP3, Customizing and Configuring RP3
Kppp
login script with, The Login Script Tab
RH PPP Dialer, Using RP3 to Connect
RP3
docking, Using RP3 to Connect
serial line names in MS-DOS and Linux, Specifying a Device
troubleshooting an RP3 configuration, Troubleshooting RP3
pppd, definition of, Customizing and Configuring RP3
printconf
See printer configuration
printer configuration, Printer Configuration
default printer, Modifying Existing Printers
edit existing printer, Modifying Existing Printers
local printer, Adding a Local Printer
modifying existing printers, Modifying Existing Printers
overriding a printer, Modifying Existing Printers
printer aliases, Creating Printer Aliases
rename existing printer, Modifying Existing Printers
test page, Printing a Test Page
Printer icon
KDE, The Trash, Printer, and Drives
printtool
See printer configuration
pwd, Determining Your Current Directory with pwd

R

reboot
safe ways to, Shutting Down
rebooting
shortcut, A Shortcut to Rebooting
Red Hat Network
Registration Client, Red Hat Network Registration Client
updating with, Updating With Red Hat Network and Red Hat Errata
Web interface, Red Hat Network Web Interface
Red Hat Update Agent, What is Red Hat Network?, Red Hat Update Agent
redirecting standard input, Redirecting Standard Input
redirection, Using Redirection
removing Red Hat Linux, Q: Removing Red Hat Linux
reset, Clear and Reset the Window
resolution
changing, Q: Changing Screen Resolution
RHN, Updating With Red Hat Network and Red Hat Errata
root, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem
and root login, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem
logging in as, Logging In As Root
RP3, Getting Online, Using RP3 to Connect
docking, Using RP3 to Connect
RPM, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem, What is Red Hat Network?, Red Hat Update Agent, Red Hat Network Web Interface, Updating With Errata
RPM Package Manager, A Larger Picture of the Filesystem
RPMs
error message while installing, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs
installing with Gnome-RPM, Error Messages During Installation of RPMs

S

Script-Fu, A Short Introduction to the GIMP
shell, Why Use a Shell Prompt?
shut down
safe ways to, Shutting Down
shutdown command, Shutting Down at the Shell Prompt
in GNOME, Shutting Down at the Shell Prompt
options, Shutting Down at the Shell Prompt, Shutting Down at the Shell Prompt
single-user mode, Forgotten Password
sndconfig, Configuring a Sound Card
sound card
configuring, Configuring a Sound Card
standard input, View, Redirect, and Append Files with cat
redirecting, Redirecting Standard Input
standard output, View, Redirect, and Append Files with cat
appending, Appending Standard Output
redirecting, Using Redirection
startup messages
dmesg | more, Pipes
startx, Logging In As Root
su , Creating a Boot Disk, Changing Directories with cd
superuser
See commands, su
support
configuring, Sign Up for Support
Switchdesk
in GNOME, Switching Environments
using, Switching Environments
switching desktops
KDE, Multiple Desktops
switching tasks
KDE, The Taskbar

T

tab completion, Command History and Tab Completion
Taskbar
KDE, The Taskbar
Tasklist
GNOME pager's, Multiple Desktops
Templates folder
KDE, Folders
terminal
launchers in GNOME and KDE, Opening a Terminal Window
terms
introductory, Introductory Terms
touch
creating files with, Creating Files and Directories in KDE
Trash icon
KDE, The Trash, Printer, and Drives

U

up2date, Configuring Red Hat Update Agent, Starting Red Hat Update Agent, Installing Downloaded Packages
Usenet
reading with Netscape Messenger, Using Messenger to Read News
user account
creating, Creating a user account
importance of creating, Logging In
utilities
cat, View, Redirect, and Append Files with cat
less, Pipes

W

Web
images
creating, Using the GIMP to Create Images for the Web
Windows
accessing on a separate partition
add line to /etc/fstab, Accessing a Windows Partition

X

Xconfigurator, Configuring a Video Card

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