B


b code, file type associated with, 214

b command in vi, effect of, 234

background colors, changing in The Gimp, 290

backslash (\) versus forward slash (/), 163

backups. See also Konserve backup program

deciding on, 423–424

making from command line, 428–431

omitting files from, 426

performing with YaST2, 424–426

of personal data, 426–428

scheduling in Konserve, 427

to tape drives, 431

bang (!), using with command history in BASH shell, 258

BASH commands, overview of, 471–482

BASH shell. See also shells

booting into, 201

changing and creating directories with, 207

clearing screen in, 256

command equivalents for DOS, 202

command history feature of, 257–258

copying files with, 204–205

deleting files with, 206

getting help for, 199–200

listing files with, 203–204

moving files with, 205

overview of, 193–194

running programs with, 198–199

running via virtual console, 200–201

starting, 197

using autocompletion with, 253–255

using keyboard shortcuts with, 255–257

BASIC customizations, adding to OpenOffice.org, 313

BASIC language, relationship to OpenOffice.org, 322

BASIC Macros customizations, adding to OpenOffice.org, 314

bin directory in root file system, contents of, 219

.bin file extension, meaning of, 376, 381

Binary data type in Rekall, description of, 358

binary files

Linux software as, 374

processing with diff command, 242

BIOS menu, displaying during installation of SUSE Linux, 36–37, 57

BitTorrent program, web address for, 273

bladeenc program, adding MP3 encoding support with, 271

block devices, file-type code associated with, 214

Blowfish, setting long passwords with, 46–47

Blur filters in The Gimp, effect of, 295

Blur/Sharpen in The Gimp, description of, 289

BMP extension, file type associated with, 169

bookmarks, using with Konqueror, 167

Bool data type in Rekall, description of, 357

boot directory in root file system, contents of, 219

boot floppies, creating, 53–54

boot loader

configuring for kernels, 418–419

effect of, 67–68

purpose of, 27

rewriting with Windows code, 63

boot menu delay, reducing, 404

boot sector. See boot loader

bootcfg command, effect of, 63

booting

speeding up, 403–406

troubleshooting, 417

Bourne shell. See BASH shell

brackets ([]), using with grep, 240

brightness

correcting in The Gimp, 292

setting with Xsane scanner, 112

broadband, accessing with DSL, 93–95

Brush tool in The Gimp, description of, 289

bug reports, filing for KDE programs, 179

Burn and Dodge tool in The Gimp, description of, 289

BZ2 extension, file type associated with, 169

bzip2 and bzip2recover commands in BASH shell, examples of, 471

bzip2 compression, using with tar archives, 429




Beginning SUSE Linux from Novice to Professional
Beginning SUSE Linux: From Novice to Professional
ISBN: 1590594584
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 293
Authors: Keir Thomas

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