Beginning SUSE Linux is designed for you newcomers to Linux. It aims to take you all the way to the ranks of expert as quickly as possible. It logically starts by setting the scene, explaining the background of Linux, then showing how to install the software on your system, use the basic functions, and tweak it's look and feel to your liking. The book is packed with troubleshooting features to ensure that even the most cautious beginner feels comfortable.
After that, the book goes on to look at more advanced topics. In our modern age, few will have failed to come into contact with some kind of computer so this book reproduces under SUSE Linux the kinds of tasks you might be familiar with, whether that's listening to audio CDs and watching video files, word processing and other office tasks, or just keeping your system in top shape.
You'll also gain an in-depth understanding of the heart of Linux—mastering the command-line prompt, setting up your firewall and other security measures, scheduling backups, managing users, and much more.