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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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Chapter 2. Getting Started

IN THIS CHAPTER

Before You Start

Red Hat Linux

passwd: Changes Your Password

Documentation

Tutorial: Using pico to Create/Edit a File

Basic Utilities

Special Characters

This chapter gets you started using Red Hat Linux. Read this chapter in front of a computer running GNU/Linux so that you can experiment as you read. If you are using a GUI (page 1469), you will need to use a terminal emulator to run many of the examples. Refer to “Graphical versus Character-Based Interface” on page 28. If you are familiar with the items in the “In This Chapter,” you may want to skip this chapter or skim through it.

This chapter leads you through a session with GNU/Linux and covers two utilities that you can use to get help with GNU/Linux ...

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