W


w (write) permissions, listing, 213

w command in vi, effect of, 234

:w command, using with vi, 237

wallpaper, changing, 133

WAV format

converting to, 272

converting to Ogg files, 272–273

file type associated with, 169

wave volume, setting, 268

wc command in BASH shell, example of, 481

web browser programs

comparison between SUSE Linux and Windows, 145

Konquerer, 152–153

Web filters in The Gimp, description of, 299

web page creation programs, comparison between SUSE Linux and Windows, 144

web servers, creating with Public File Server applet, 140

web sites

Abiword word processor, 144, 309

Agfa scanners, 111

AlsaPlayer MP3 and CD player, 145

antivirus programs, 118

Audacity audio editor, 276

Azureus program, 273

BitTorrent program, 273

bladeenc program, 271

CD-ROM ISO images of SUSE Linux, 54

Cinelerra movie editor, 284

coLinux (Cooperative Linux), 29

Computing.Net forum, 185

download.com, 31

Evolution e-mail program, 144

File Roller zip file program, 145

Firefox web browser, 145

Gnumeric spreadsheet program, 144

hardware compatibility list, 82, 92

JustLinux, 185

Kaffeine add-on software, 156

Karbon 14 drawing program, 144

KDE (K Desktop Environment) home page, 72

Knoppix, 29

Koffice Kspread spreadsheet program, 144

Kpresenter presentation program, 144

Krita image editor, 145

Kword word processor, 144

Kwrite text editor/viewer, 145

lame program, 271

LEAF firewall functions, 127

LimeWire program, 273

Linux kernel, 414

Linux pronunciation, 6

Linuxhelp forum, 185

LinuxQuestions.org forum, 185

mailing lists, 186

MainActor video editor, 284

Microsoft’s Virtual PC software, 29

mirror servers, 380

Mozilla Composer web page creation program, 144

Mozilla web browser, 145

Mplayer movie/DVD player, 145

MuseE program, 276

OpenOffice.org office suite, 374

open-source programs, 374

Opera web browser, 145

PartitionMagic program, 171

Qtella program, 273

Smoothwall firewall functions, 127

Sodipodi drawing program, 144

SUSE hardware database, 31, 285

SUSE Linux, 29

VMware virtual PC software, 29

Wi-Fi cards, 89

Windows Installer add-in, 370

Wine, 368

X-CD-Roast CD/DVD burning program, 145

Ximian Evolution e-mail client, 96

Xterm MS-DOS prompt program, 145

welcome screen, displaying, 73

WEP (Wireless Encryption Protocol), configuring networks for, 88–89

whatis command in BASH shell, example of, 481

whereis command in BASH shell

example of, 481

searching files with, 225

Wi-Fi cards, configuring, 87, 89

wildcards, using, 259

Winamp audio software, installing with Wine, 368

Windows

Linux as alternative to, 4

mimicking, 19

problems with, 6–7

removing prior to installation of SUSE Linux, 28

security of, 117–118

sharing hard disks with, 41–42

software compatibility of, 7

troubleshooting booting of, 57–58

Windows files, accessing, 170–173

Windows network shares, browsing, 172

Windows programs, comparing to Linux programs, 144–145

windows, resizing, 78

Windows 98, emulating with Wine, 364–365

Windows 98/Me visual appearance, re-creating, 131–134

Windows fonts, copying, 307

Windows Installer add-in, downloading, 370

Windows partitions

accessing files on, 27

deleting during installation of SUSE Linux, 42

resizing during installation of SUSE Linux, 41

working with files in, 170–171

Windows programs

installing and running, 368–370

running under Wine, 364–365

Windows shares, printing to, 105–107

Windows XP, reclaiming space in, 28

Wine

editing configuration file for, 364–365

features of, 363

installing and configuring, 363–366

web address for, 368

wine command

installing Windows programs with, 368

using with installer programs, 369–370

wineboot command, effect of, 366, 369

Winmodems, problems with, 92. See also modems

WinZip archiving application, installing with Wine, 368

wireless connections, troubleshooting, 89

wireless networks, joining, 86–89

word processing programs. See also AbiWord word processor; Writer word processor

file extensions associated with, 168

OpenOffice.org Writer word processor, 146–147

comparison between SUSE Linux and Windows, 144

Word program, running, 367

words

navigating in BASH shell, 256

undeleting in BASH shell, 256

worms, vulnerability of Windows to, 6

Writer word processor, 146–147. See also word processing programs

adding headers and footers in, 334

formatting text with, 325–327

inserting pictures in, 328–330

mail merging in, 331–333

spell-checking in, 327

Stylist palette in, 327

working with tables in, 330–331




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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