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Getting Started with Linux, Special Edition #46 - Digital Issue

Getting Started with Linux, Special Edition #46 - Digital Issue

More Powerful, More Secure, More Fun

Welcome to Getting Started with Linux, a single-volume with 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!

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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
    Functioning as your openSUSE system's control center, YaST lets you perform several configuration tasks from a single interface.

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

    Linux Crash Course
    This brief look at some important Linux concepts will help you start thinking like an experienced user.

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

    Windows/macOS Files
    When you migrate to Linux, you still need to work with your old files. Learn how to access internal and external media and open the files.

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

    Virtual Windows 11
    If you need a Windows app on Linux, you don’t have to boot Windows. Just run Windows in a VirtualBox window.

    Bag of Tricks
    From updating to the latest version of Firefox and making USB devices work to restoring your PC 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 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.