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Learning Raspbian

By : William Harrington
Book Image

Learning Raspbian

By: William Harrington

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Learning Raspbian
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Chapter 4. An Introduction to the Raspbian Desktop

Now that you have got your Raspberry Pi set up and Raspbian configured, it is time to start using Raspbian on your Raspberry Pi! The Raspbian desktop is a simple, customizable, and easy-to-use desktop environment. This chapter will run you through how to customize it and some of the applications that are included with it.

We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • The Raspbian desktop

  • An introduction to the Linux filesystem

  • A tour of the Raspbian desktop

  • Virtual desktops

  • Network management with Raspbian

  • Customizing your Raspbian desktop

  • Preinstalled software

  • File management in Xfce