game programs, comparison between SUSE Linux and Windows, 145

Games menu, accessing, 160

gamma, setting with Xsane scanner, 112

gateway, configuring computers as, 126

GCC (GNU C Compiler), development of, 14

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

Generic filters in The Gimp, description of, 297

Geometry effects, applying in Impress presentations, 349

get command in sftp

function associated with, 441

using, 440

GIDs (group IDs), significance of, 396

GIF extension, file type associated with, 169

The GIMP photo editing program

accessing Levels feature in, 292–293

applying filters in, 295–299

applying Sharpen filter in, 294–295

copy, cut, and paste buffers in, 290

cropping and cloning in, 293–294

features of, 158–159, 286–290

layers in, 291–292

making color corrections in, 292–293

paths in, 290

running, 286

Glass effects in The Gimp, description of, 297

GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) setting, choosing during installation, 42–43

GNU, pronunciation of, 6

GNU project

and Linux, 16

significance of, 13–14

GNU/Linux. See Linux

Gnumeric spreadsheet program, web address for, 144

Gnutella-style programs, examples of, 273

GPG key system, using with RPM, 386

GPL (GNU Public License), development of, 15–16

Gradient tool in The Gimp, description of, 289

Graphic customizations, adding to OpenOffice.org, 314

graphical display, killing, 179

graphical mode, switching back to, 62


changing for desktop icons, 71

inserting in Writer, 328–330

graphics cards. See also 3D graphic cards

reconfiguring, 62

troubleshooting, 56–57

graphing tools, accessing in OpenOffice.org Calc, 148

grep command in BASH shell, example of, 475

grep tool

finding text with, 239–240

using to pipe output, 261

Grid options in OpenOffice.org, configuring, 318

Grip program, ripping CDs with, 269–271

group permissions, indicating, 214, 215

groupadd command in BASH shell, example of, 475

groupdel command in BASH shell, example of, 475


adding and deleting at command line, 398–399

adding and deleting with YaST2, 396–398

placing users in, 212

groups command in BASH shell, example of, 475

GRUP boot loader menu. See boot loader

GUI (graphical user interface)

configuring manually, 60–62

configuring with SaX2, 58–59

editing crontab with, 435–436

starting with startx command, 201

troubleshooting boot-up problems related to, 56–57

shutting down, 189

switching back to, 180, 201

GUI applications, using remotely, 441–443

GZ extension, file type associated with, 169

gzip compression

example of, 475

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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