M


-m option, using with useradd command, 398

macros, creating in OpenOffice.org, 322

mail command in BASH shell, example of, 477

mail merging, performing in Writer, 331–333

mailing lists, subscribing to, 186

MainActor video editor, web address for, 284

make command, 389–390

compiling programs with, 392

installing program files with, 393

using to build and install kernels, 418

man command in BASH shell, example of, 477

man Linux shell command, DOS equivalent for, 202

Map filters in The Gimp, description of, 298–299

master volume, altering with KAMix program, 79

Material effects, applying in Impress presentations, 350

mathematical functions, accessing in OpenOffice.org Calc, 148

mc command in BASH shell, example of, 477

md5sum command in BASH shell

example of, 477

using with RPM, 386

MDI (Multiple document Interface), configuring Rekall as, 353

Measurer in The Gimp, description of, 288

Media Player program, features of, 155–156

Media Control applet, description of, 140

media directory in root file system, contents of, 219

%MEM column in top program, description of, 245

memory cards, advisory about removing from card readers, 108

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

menus, customizing in OpenOffice.org, 316

microphones, recording audio from, 275–276

Microsoft Office versus OpenOffice.org suite, 304

Microsoft Word, running, 367

Microsoft’s Virtual PC software, web address for, 29

middle-clicking, explanation of, 78

MIDI, making music with, 276

Minix, development of, 11–12

mirror servers, web address for, 380

MKDIR command in DOS, Linux shell equivalent for, 202

mkdir command

Linux shell and DOS equivalents for, 202

using when mounting drives manually, 222

in sftp, 441

mkfs command in BASH shell

example of, 477

partitioning disks with, 421

mkisofs command in BASH shell, example of, 477

mksio command, using with tar files, 430

mnt directory in root file system, contents of, 219

modems, using for dial-up Internet access, 89–92. See also Winmodems

Modify customizations, adding to OpenOffice.org, 314

modinfo command in BASH shell, example of, 477

modprobe command in BASH shell, example of, 478

modules, configuring kernel functions as, 417

monitors, configuring, 60–61, 71. See also CRT monitors

more command in BASH shell

example of, 478

viewing text files with, 229

mount command in BASH shell

example of, 478

using, 220–222

mounted systems, removing, 222–223

mounting, overview of, 210, 220–223

mouse

cutting and pasting text with, 79

taming, 134–136

troubleshooting problems with, 187

using, 77–78

MOVE command in DOS, Linux shell equivalent for, 202

Move tool in The Gimp, description of, 288

movie playback programs, Kaffeine Media Player, 155–156

movie player programs, comparison between SUSE Linux and Windows, 145

movies. See also DVD movies; video files

editing, 284

watching, 279–281

moving files with BASH shell, 205

Mozilla Composer web page creation program, web address for, 144

Mozilla web browser, web address for, 145

MP3 extension, file type associated with, 169

MP3 player programs, comparison between SUSE Linux and Windows, 145

MP3 encoding, adding to SUSE Linux, 271

MP3 music, playing, 265–266

MP3 sharing, programs for, 273

MPG and MPEG extensions, file type associated with, 169

Mplayer movie/DVD player, web address for, 145

MS-DOS prompt programs, comparison between SUSE Linux and Windows, 145

.msi files, installing, 370

mt command, using with tapes, 431

multcount hard-disk setting, explanation of, 409

multimedia files, backing up prior to installing SUSE Linux, 31

MuseE program, web address for, 276

music

making, 276

ripping from CDs, 268–273

mv command in BASH shell, example of, 205, 478

mv Linux shell command, DOS equivalent for, 202

My Computer desktop icon, description of, 74

mybackup.tar file, creating, 428




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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