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Workshop

The Workshop is designed to help you anticipate possible questions, review what you've learned, and begin learning how to put your knowledge into practice.

Quiz

  1. How do you shut down your Linux computer from the login screen?

  2. What are your options if Red Hat Desktop can't find your modem?

  3. How do you connect to or disconnect from your ISP?

Answers

  1. Click the Shutdown button near the bottom of the login screen and then select Yes when the confirmation dialog box appears.

  2. Realistically, your only option is to buy a Linux-compatible modem. Details on the types of modems that are compatible with Linux appear in Chapter 1.

  3. To connect, start the Network Configuration tool, select your modem, and click the Activate button to activate your network connection.

  4. To disconnect, start the Network Configuration tool, select your modem, and click the Deactivate button.

Activities

  1. If you have a dual-boot system, restart your computer and use GRUB to start Windows to familiarize yourself with your dual-boot system.

  2. Connect to and disconnect from your ISP several times to familiarize yourself with the process.

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