Getting Started with Linux - Special Edition #36 - Print Issue

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2019 Edition

More Powerful, More Secure, More Fun

Welcome to Getting Started with Linux! This single volume gives you all you need to install and explore the powerful Linux operating system.

If you're fed up with paying for software, or if you're just curious about what Linux is and how it works, read on for a special guided tour and join the Linux revolution!

On the DVD: openSUSE Leap 15.1 (64-bit)

Getting Started with Linux - Special Edition #36 - Print Issue

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Installing openSUSE
We show you how to install Linux using the openSUSE Leap DVD attached to this issue. Whether you keep an old operating system (and create a multi-boot machine) or wipe the old system, is your choice.

Configuring Your System
The openSUSE control center (YaST) lets you perform several tasks, from installing software and adding new users, to setting up complex services.

Lock down your system and tweak your security settings with openSUSE's on-board tools.

Plasma Desktop
OpenSUSE's KDE Plasma desktop is not only pretty, it is also piled high with cool features.

Linux Crash Course
A tour of some important Linux concepts will help you start to think like an experienced user.

Multimedia Players
Watch videos, play music, and stream Internet radio stations.

Run Your Windows Programs With "Wine"
Linux lets you handle most tasks with native apps – but sometimes there's a special program that needs Windows: Try running it on Linux with a Windows compatibility layer.

Bag of Tricks
From updating to the latest version of Firefox and making USB storage devices work to restoring your system to an earlier state, we bring you practical advice.

End of Life
Learn why you should upgrade your Linux installation when it reaches its "End of Life."

KDE's Personal Information Managers
KDE Plasma's PIM tools help you organize your contacts, calendars, and email efficiently.

Manage your photo collection with this useful desktop tool.

For many users, the web browser is the most important application.

LibreOffice Office Suite
LibreOffice is an open source office suite with a word processor, database, spreadsheet, presentation tool, and more.

Photo Processing with Gimp
Touch up your digital images with the Gimp image processing tool.

Games on Linux
Linux supports a variety of games and game platforms.

Fun With Docker
Docker is an important tool in the virtualization world. But there's also a fun side to it. For example, you can run old games in Docker containers.

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