Using Red Hat graphical administration tools

The trend over the past few versions of Red Hat Linux has been to steer clear of the massive administrative interfaces (such as linuxconf and Webmin) and instead to offer graphical windows that perform individual administrative tasks. Instead of sharing one monolithic interface, they share common menus. Individual graphical windows for configuring a network, adding users, or setting up printers can be launched from that menu. To administer your Red Hat Linux system through the GNOME or KDE...

Creating Documents in Groff or LaTeX

You can create documents for either of Linux's Groff (troff nroff) or LaTeX (TeX) styles of publishing using any text editor. Red Hat Linux comes with several text editors, or you can download others from the Internet. See the Choosing a Text Editor sidebar for information. The process of creating documents in Groff or LaTeX consists of the following general steps Create a document with any text editor. The document will contain text and markup. Format the document using a formatting command...

Using your camera as a storage device

Instead of using gtkam or gphoto to download pictures to Linux, some digital cameras let you treat them like a storage device to manage pictures. By mounting a digital camera as a USB mass storage device, you can view, copy, delete, and move the pictures on your camera as you would files on a hard disk or CD (just at a lower speed). The following is a partial list of digital cameras that can be used as a USB storage device Casio Supported models QV-2400UX, QV-2x00, QV-3x00, QV-4000 and QV-8000....

Using a Digital Camera with gtkam and gphoto2

With the gtkam window, you can download and work with images from digital cameras. The gtkam window is front end to gPhoto2, which provides support for dozens of digital cameras in Linux. The gtkam window works by attaching a supported digital camera to a serial or USB port on your computer. You can view thumbnails of the digital images from the camera, view full-size images, and download the ones you select from the camera to your hard disk. Note If you have a camera that saves images to a...

Downloading digital photos with gtkam

The following procedure describes how to download images from your digital camera. 1. Using a cable provided with your digital camera, connect your camera to the USB or COM port on your computer. (I had better luck with the USB port.) 2. Set your camera to be in Send and Receive mode. 3. From the main Red Hat desktop menu, choose Graphics Digital Camera Tool. The gtkam window appears. 4. Click Camera Add Camera. The Select Camera window appears. 5. Click the down arrow next to the Model box,...