F


-f option

using with tar and mt commands, 431

using with tar command, 428

fbset service, disabling, 406

FC command in DOS, Linux shell equivalent for, 202

fdformat command in BASH shell, example of, 474

fdisk command, using when mounting drives

manually, 222

fg command in BASH shell

example of, 474

resuming vi with, 251

File Roller zip file program, web address for, 145

file storage areas, browsing with Konqueror, 166

file systems

case sensitivity of, 163–164

drive references in, 163

file access and storage in, 164–165

maintaining, 183

file types, examples of, 168–169

file command in BASH shell, example of, 474

file contents, redirecting back into commands, 261–262

file ownership, changing with chown command, 217

file permissions and users, overview of, 211–217

file searches

performing with find command, 223–224

performing with locate command, 224–225

performing with whereis command, 225

file sizes, viewing, 225–226

file systems

overview of, 217–219

searching, 223

switching to root of, 217

types of, 220

file type codes, examples of, 213–214

filenames, using autocompletion with, 254

files

accessing in Windows, 170–173

accessing on Windows partitions, 27

copying, 173

copying with BASH shell, 204–205

deleting with BASH shell, 206

editing with vi, 236–237

extracting from tar archives, 429

file-type code associated with, 214

identifying as real or virtual, 210–211

identifying in Konsole, 211

installing with RPM, 388–389

launching, 168–170

listing with BASH shell, 203–204

manipulating with commands, 202

mounting, 210

moving with BASH shell, 205

omitting from backups, 426

ownership of, 212

renaming with BASH shell, 206

saving after editing with vi, 237

saving in OpenOffice.org, 322–323

searching through, 238–241

transferring with sftp program, 440–441

treatment of, 209–210

using Tab autocompletion with, 253–254

“Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x7” error message, troubleshooting, 57

Fill tool in The Gimp, description of, 289

filters

applying and removing in Calc, 342–343

applying in The Gimp, 295–299

find command in BASH shell, example of, 474

FIND command in DOS, Linux shell equivalent for, 202

find command, searching files with, 223–224

find Linux shell command, DOS equivalent for, 202

findsmb command in BASH shell, example of, 474

Firefox web browser, web address for, 145

firewalls. See SUSE Linux firewall

fish-eye lenses, imitating in The Gimp, 297

fixboot command, effect of, 63

fixmbr command, effect of, 63

flags, using with command line in BASH shell, 204

Flash animations, outputting Impress presentations as, 351

Flip tool in The Gimp, description of, 289

Float data type in Rekall, description of, 357

floating palette, using in Impress, 347

floppies

accessing, 173–174

formatting, 174–175

fonts. See also TrueType core fonts

configuring in OpenOffice.org, 318

copying, 307

formatting with context menu in Writer, 326

manipulating with Object bar in Writer, 325–326

Fonts configuration option in OpenOffice.org, description of, 317

Fontwork tool in Impress, using, 348–349

footers, adding in Writer, 334

foreground colors, changing in The Gimp, 290

Foreign Key data type in Rekall, description of, 357

Format customizations, adding to OpenOffice.org, 313

formatting floppies, 174–175

Formatting Aids configuration option in OpenOffice.org, description of, 318

forms, creating in Rekall database program, 359–362

Formula configuration option in OpenOffice.org, description of, 320

formulas, using with Calc, 338–340

forums, examples of, 185–186

forward slash (/), removing from paths, 428

Frame customizations, adding to OpenOffice.org, 313

free command in BASH shell, example of, 474

free software, misconception about, 15

free space

checking prior to installation of SUSE Linux, 27–28

determining with df command, 226–227

freezes, troubleshooting during installation, 56

frozen computers, troubleshooting, 187–188

fsck command in BASH shell, example of, 183, 474

fsck Linux shell command, DOS equivalent for, 202

FSF (Free Software Foundation), relationship to GNU project, 13

fstab file

editing for Wine, 365–366

relationship to mounting, 221

ftp command in BASH shell, example of, 474

FTP site, adding, 380

Function bar in OpenOffice.org, features of, 311

functions

adding to toolbars in OpenOffice.org, 313–315

configuring as kernel modules, 417

using in Calc, 338–340

fuser command in BASH shell, example of, 474

Fuzzy Clock, features of, 72




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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