GNOME Connecting to Windows Using Terminal Server Client

Terminal Server Client is a graphical front-end to the rdesktop software that allows users to connect to Windows 2000 and XP computers that have RDP activated. Terminal Server Client isn't installed by default and isn't supplied on the SUSE Linux installation DVD-ROM, so you'll need to download and install it. (Software installation is described in detail in Chapter 29.) Then you can use it to connect to a remote Windows computer. Note You can skip steps 1 through 3 if you've already installed...

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GNOME Using a Digital Camera or Card Reader

The default photo management software under GNOME is F-Spot. Like many picture management programs, it aims to catalog pictures according to the date the pictures were taken. F-Spot's photo import wizard starts as soon as you attach the camera or insert a memory card into a card reader. If you click the Import Photos button in the dialog box, it will open a second dialog box by which you can actually import the pictures into F-Spot, as shown in Figure 8-20. Simply click the Import button to...

Important How to Safely Remove Devices Under KDE

There's an important caveat to note when you've finished using the card reader or digital camera. With Windows, you might be used to inserting and removing cards at will. Even though Windows usually complains about the possibility of data loss, this rarely happens. Under SUSE Linux, you should never simply remove a card There is a genuine risk of data loss. Also, the card or camera might not be recognized properly when you next insert it. Follow these steps to tell the system you've finished...