TAILIEUCHUNG - Suse Linux 9.3 For Dummies- P6

Suse Linux For Dummies- P6:This part is all about getting you started on your way to a lasting relationship with SUSE Linux. Before you can begin your SUSE Linux experience, I spend a chapter explaining what SUSE Linux is and what you can do with SUSE Linux (pretty much anything you can do with a PC that runs Windows). | Chapter 4 Taking Stock of What s in SUSE In This Chapter Discovering the Internet applications Introducing the office applications Exploring the multimedia applications Reviewing the images and graphics applications USE Linux comes with a whole lot of applications. All you have to do is look at the menus on the GUI desktops to see what I mean. Often you find more than one application of the same type. For example in the GNOME desktop you can take your pick from three Web browsers Firefox Mozilla and Epiphany. Depending on the desktop KDE or GNOME that you installed by following the steps outlined in Chapter 2 you get a different set of applications. Both desktops include the office application suite with a word processor spreadsheet presentation software and more. You find many choices for CD players and multimedia players not to mention the games utility programs and useful tools such as a digital camera and image editing applications. In this chapter I provide a quick listing of some common SUSE Linux applications. After you get familiar with these applications you can explore them further and use them when you need them. I cover many of these applications in greater detail in Chapters 8 through 14. Discovering the Internet Applications Internet applications are for doing tasks such as browsing the Web reading and sending e-mail reading newsgroups and downloading files. From your SUSE desktop both KDE and GNOME you can get to these applications by selecting the Internet menu from the Main menu. Please purchase PDF Split-Merge on to remove this watermark. 56 Part I Getting to Know SUSE You get different sets of default Internet applications depending on whether you installed the KDE or the GNOME desktop. Table 4-1 lists the default Internet applications for GNOME and KDE desktops. I describe the Internet applications in detail in Chapters 8 through 11. Table 4-1 Typical .