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34 <h2><font color="#DF8F06">Documentation (en)</font></h2>
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37 The Cooking version doesn't provide any Release Notes, major changes are announced
38 on the web site and the <a href="">Labs</a> provide
39 fresh news about the project's activity. Like the stable version, you will
40 find <a href="">documentation</a> on the web
41 site and support on the community <a href="">forum</a>.
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50 information on SliTaz. To use and configure the system you can read the
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58 <h2><font color="#DF8F06">Getting started</font></h2>
60 <a name="network"></a>
61 <h3>Network connections</h3>
62 <p>
63 Click on the "Network Status Monitor" at the bottom right of the screen,
64 "Configure" and then the network manager (netbox) should come up. You can
65 go to the "DHCP" tab and click "Start", and Slitaz will send a DHCP request
66 to the local router. You may also setup a static IP, PPPoE, PPP, VPN and
67 more using their respective tabs. To configure a wireless connection you
68 can use SliTaz wifibox by clicking "Wireless Manager" in the Network Manager
69 or by using the "System Tools" menu entry -> "Wireless networks connections".
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72 More detailed information can be found in the Handbook:
73 <a href=""
74 >Network configuration</a>
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77 <a name="apps"></a>
78 <h3>Applications</h3>
79 <p>
80 To have a list of all graphical applications you can use the SliTaz menu button
81 at the bottom left of the screen. To have a list of command line tools, you
82 can open a terminal and double press on the tabulation button. And to have
83 a list of all installed packages you can use the package manager user interface
84 using the panel icon or from the "System Tools" menu. To install any new packages
85 you must have a network connection, the DVD of packages or an USB
86 storage device with downloaded packages from another machine.
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89 <a name="office"></a>
90 <h3>Office suite</h3>
91 <p>
92 The SliTaz packages database provides some lightweight office applications.
93 All of these packages are easily installable in a few clicks through the packages
94 manager. SliTaz also provides a simple way to install the famous and powerful
95 OpenOffice suite: just search OpenOffice in the packages manager, double click
96 on "get-OpenOffice3" and install the script with the <code>Auto exec</code> option
97 enabled.
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99 <p>
100 To have a lightweight office suite; use: Abiword as Word processor, Gnumeric as
101 Spreadsheet and Homebank for Bank Accounting.
102 </p>
104 <a name="info"></a>
105 <h3>System information</h3>
106 <p>
107 You can get information on your system by clicking on "System information"
108 in the System Tools menu, then "Summary". Clicking on the other
109 options on the side brings you more information, and using the benchmarks
110 gives you an idea on how fast your computer is. To have a list and control
111 of all your current processes you can use the "Task Manager".
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114 <a name="root"></a>
115 <h3>Becoming Root</h3>
116 <p>
117 By default, Slitaz doesn't have its desktop running as root administrator:
118 it asks for a root password (default <code>root</code>) for any dangerous work.
119 Therefore, it is safer and more secure. To become root in an xterm, simply
120 type <code>su</code>, and enter the root password.
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123 <a name="root"></a>
124 <h3>Installation</h3>
125 <p>
126 SliTaz can be installed to a hard disk or on an USB mass storage device using the
127 "SliTaz Installer" from the "System Tools" menu. The installer makes a full HD install.
128 SliTaz won't work in memory (RAM) anymore like in Live or Frugal mode and
129 everything is persistent.
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131 <p>
132 To generate a LiveUSB system you can use "Tazusb LiveUSB Tool" from the "System Tools"
133 menu or <code>tazusb</code> from the command line. More information can be found in the SliTaz
134 Handbook: <a href="">LiveUSB media</a>
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