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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introducing the JDS Linux Desktop

    1. So What Do You Get?

    2. How to Use This Book

    3. System Requirements

    4. Installing JDS

    5. What’s on Your JDS Screen

    6. Where to Find the Information You Need

    7. What’s Next?

  2. Chapter 2 Essential JDS

    1. Starting JDS

    2. Ending a Session or Shutting Down JDS

    3. Running Programs

    4. Managing Users

    5. Accessing Directories (Folders)

    6. So What Have We Learned?

  3. Chapter 3 Toward JDS Proficiency

    1. Role of the Operating System

    2. JDS Printing System

    3. Gaining JDS Proficiency

  4. Chapter 4 JDS Networking

    1. Looking at the Internet

    2. Connecting by Dial-up Modem

    3. JDS in a Local Network

    4. Going Wireless

    5. Public and Private Hotspots

    6. Joining Wireless Hotspots

    7. Different Networking Protocols Available in JDS

    8. JDS Networking Recap

  5. Chapter 5 Maintaining and Supporting JDS

    1. Using Online Update

    2. Install/Remove Software

    3. Backing Up and Restoring Files and Folders

    4. Maintaining and Supporting JDS

  6. Chapter 6 Using the Internet Applications

    1. Email and Calendar

    2. JDS Instant Messenger (IM)

    3. Web Browser

  7. Chapter 7 Word Processing with StarWriter

    1. StarWriter Basics

    2. StarWriter Power Tips

    3. StarOffice Initial Setup

    4. StarWriter Customizations

    5. StarWriter’s File Format

  8. Chapter 8 Spreadsheets and Presentations Using StarOffice

    1. StarCalc

    2. StarCalc Basics

    3. StarImpress

    4. StarImpress Basics

  9. Chapter 9 Using Windows Applications with JDS

    1. Remote Desktop Protocol

    2. Using Windows Applications with JDS

  10. Chapter 10 Using Other JDS Software

    1. Adobe Acrobat Reader and StarOffice PDF Creator

    2. RealPlayer 8 Plug-in

    3. GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)

    4. Using Other JDS Software

  1. Appendix Linux Commands

  2. Appendix Online Documentation

    1. The Linux Documentation Project

    2. JDS Community Support

    3. Java Desktop System (Release2)

    4. Web Browser (Mozilla)

    5. Instant Messenger (gaim)

    6. StarOffice 7

    7. StarOffice Tutorials for Kids

    8. OpenOffice.org Documentation (FAQs)

  3. Appendix Secure Connections Through SSH

    1. Examples

  4. Appendix Using RPM Manager

    1. The RPM Manager

  5. Appendix Known Problems and Solutions

    1. Problem: Panel Crashes

    2. Problem: Connecting by Modem

    3. Problem: Can’t Run File from Remote Directories

    4. Problem: Sound Recorder Slide Bar

    5. Problem: Sound Recorder Stops

    6. Problem: Backspace Is Inserted

    7. Problem: RPMs Don’t Recognize the Linux Release on Your Machine

    8. Problem: Clock Settings

    9. Problem: VMWare Failure

    10. Problem: Help

    11. Problem: Sun Java Desktop Doesn’t Support DVD Playback

    12. Problem: ATI Video Cards

  6. Appendix Installation Guide

    1. System Requirements

    2. Installing JDS

    3. Resizing Your Partition

    4. Creating a Custom Partitions Table

    5. Checking for and Installing System Updates

    6. Some Common Troubleshooting

  7. Glossary

  8. Colophon