TAILIEUCHUNG - Suse Linux 9.3 For Dummies- P8

Suse Linux For Dummies- P8: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 6 Finding and Organizing Files 85 Using GUI File Managers Both GNOME and KDE desktops come with GUI file managers that enable you to easily browse the file system and perform tasks such as copying or moving files. The GNOME file manager is called Nautilus and the KDE file manager is Konqueror. I briefly introduce these GUI file managers in the following sections. Conquering the file system with Konqueror Konqueror is a file manager and Web browser that comes with KDE. It s intuitive to use somewhat similar to the Windows Active Desktop. You can manage files and folders and also view Web pages with Konqueror. Viewing files and folders When you double-click a folder icon on the desktop Konqueror starts automatically. For example click the Home Folder icon on the KDE panel. Konqueror runs and displays the contents of your home directory think of a directory as a folder that can contain other files and folders . Figure 6-3 shows a typical user s home directory in Konqueror. Figure 6-3 You can view files and folders in Konqueror. If you ve used Windows Explorer you can use Konqueror in a similar manner. Please purchase PDF Split-Merge on to remove this watermark. 86 Part II Test Driving SUSE__ The Konqueror window is vertically divided into two panes A narrow left pane shows icons you can click to perform various tasks in Konqueror. A wide right pane uses icons to show the files and folders in the currently selected folder. Konqueror uses different types of icons for different files and shows a preview of each file s contents. For image files the preview is a thumbnail version of the image. The Konqueror window s title bar shows the name of the currently selected directory. The Location text box along the top of the window shows the full name of the directory in this case Figure 6-3 shows the contents of the home naba directory. Use the leftmost vertical row of buttons to select other .