Getting started with your new Fedora system

Exploring Fedora

© Lead Image © leksele, 123RF.com

© Lead Image © leksele, 123RF.com

Author(s):

Fedora might look foreign at first, but after a few minutes of finding your way around, you can feel right at home. To help jump start your journey into Fedora, let's take the grand tour.

The first time I installed Linux on a friend's computer, she said, "It looks like an expensive system." She's right. That such a polished, feature-packed operating system is available for free is hard to believe. So get comfortable and admire your new scenery as you explore your fresh surroundings. And now for the grand tour.

Settings

When you first log into your Fedora system, you will be greeted with a clean blue desktop and a simple black navigation bar at the top of the screen. Right-click on the blue background to change the background or to open the Settings menu.

Open the Settings menu to change your Personal and System settings and to access your Hardware settings (Figure 1). The Settings menu can also be accessed by typing "settings" into the search bar.

[...]

Use Express-Checkout link below to read the full article (PDF).

Buy this article as PDF

Express-Checkout as PDF
Price $2.95
(incl. VAT)

Buy Linux Magazine

SINGLE ISSUES
 
SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
TABLET & SMARTPHONE APPS
Get it on Google Play

US / Canada

Get it on Google Play

UK / Australia

Related content

  • Lightweight LXDE Desktop

    If you plan to run Linux on older or less powerful hardware, say a netbook or a pre-2010 laptop, you might want to try the LXDE desktop environment.

  • Installing Fedora 20

    Installing Linux is easier and faster than you might think. In this article, we'll help you take stock of your hardware, back up your data, and install Fedora 20.

  • Fedora Core 5

    Fedora opens the spring fashion season with a bold new release. We took a look at the latest collection.

  • Shotcut Video Editor

    With Shotcut, you can edit videos, add effects, and point and click material together to create a new movie in next to no time.

  • recordMyDesktop

    A training video of a new application can really reduce the learning curve. The recordMyDesktop program is at an early stage of development but already stable enough for everyday use. We'll show you how to use the program to capture custom procedures in a desktop video.

comments powered by Disqus

Direct Download

Read full article as PDF:

Price $2.95

News

njobs Europe
What:
Where:
Country:
Njobs Netherlands Njobs Deutschland Njobs United Kingdom Njobs Italia Njobs France Njobs Espana Njobs Poland
Njobs Austria Njobs Denmark Njobs Belgium Njobs Czech Republic Njobs Mexico Njobs India Njobs Colombia