r (read) permissions, listing, 213

RAM extension, file type associated with, 169

README files, checking, 391

readonly hard-disk setting, explanation of, 410

RealPlayer files, file extensions associated with, 169

RealPlayer application, using, 281

reboot command in BASH shell, example of, 478

rebooting, 75

Rectangular selection tool in The Gimp, description of, 287

redirecting output, 261–262

refresh rate, configuring for monitors, 61

regexes. See regular expressions

regular expressions, searching text files with, 240–241

reiserfs file system, explanation of, 220

Rekall database program. See also databases

adding columns in, 357–359

creating tables in, 356–359

designing forms in, 359–360

features of, 353–354

saving tables in, 359

setting up databases in, 354–356

relational databases. See Rekall database program

relative paths, relationship to backups, 425

remote access, using shells for, 196

remote administration, performing with YaST2, 443–445

remote computers

configuring ssh for running X applications on, 441–444

transferring files between, 440–441

remote connections, configuring firewalls for, 445–446

remote machine, definition of, 437

remote sessions, managing, 439–440

removable storage devices, displaying under My Computer, 173

“Removing leading ‘/’ from member names” message, displaying, 428

RENAME command in DOS, Linux shell equivalent for, 202

renaming files with BASH shell, 206

Render filters in The Gimp, description of, 299

renice command in BASH shell, example of, 479

renicing processes, 246

RES column in top program, description of, 245


configuring for monitors, 61

resetting, 71

ripping music from CDs

from command line, 271–273

with Grip, 269–271

overview of, 268–269

rm command in BASH shell

deleting files with, 206

emptying /tmp folder with, 184

example of, 479

using to remove RPM update files from cache, 420

rm command in sftp, function associated with, 441

rm Linux shell command, DOS equivalent for, 202

RMDIR command in DOS, Linux shell equivalent for, 202

rmdir command in sftp, function associated with, 441

rmmod command in BASH shell, example of, 479

RMS (Richard Matthew Stallman), creation of GNU by, 14

root accounts

advisory about logging in from, 69

using with YaST2, 83

root directory in root file system, contents of, 219

root file system, directories in, 219

root partition, definition of, 41

root password

advisory about use of, 121

setting during installation of SUSE Linux, 46–47

root powers, sharing via sudo, 400–401

root users

access granted to, 165

access permissions for, 119–121

privileges of, 396

rootkits, effect of, 118

Rotate tool in The Gimp, description of, 288

route command in BASH shell, example of, 479

rows, adding to tables in Writer, 330–331

RPM (Red Hat Package Manager), overview of, 375–376

rpm command in BASH shell

example of, 479

using, 384–385

using to restore previous versions of kernels, 418

using with kernels, 414

RPM filenames, overview of, 382–383

RPM files

querying, 387–388

uninstalling, 389

RPM security, overview of, 386

RPM techniques, examples of, 388–389

RPM update files, emptying cache of, 420

RTF extension, file type associated with, 168

run level 3, switching to, 189

run level 1, using with hdparm, 406

run levels

adding at command to, 436

changing for BASH shell, 201

Runaway Process Catcher applet, description of, 140

runaway processes, monitoring, 140

runlevel command in BASH shell, example of, 479

run-level services, optimizing, 404–406

rw- permissions, explanation of, 215

rws permissions, explanation of, 214

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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