Review of freshly installed Fedora 37 Workstation (Gnome GUI)

SCREENSHOT 111) Add a new connection – RDP (using Windows Remote Desktop protocol) or VNC (a protocol to connect to Linux boxes).

Click on the “Connect” button to add a username and password.

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Utilities Connections add a connection

SCREENSHOT 112) Add the username and password to log in to the remote computer.

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Utilities Connections username and password

SCREENSHOT 113) Connections 43.0 with one connection saved.

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Utilities Connections 43.0

SCREENSHOT 114) The additional partition options show what the user can do with the selected partition

The functionality includes Format Partition, Edit Partition, Edit Filesystem, Resize, Check Filesystem, Repair Filesystem, Edit Mount Options, Create Partition Image, Restore Partition Image, and Benchmark Partition.

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Utilities Disks Additional Partition Options menu

SCREENSHOT 115) The GNOME Disks application is built against the UDisks 2.9.4.

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Utilities Disks 43.0 UDisks 2.9.4

SCREENSHOT 116) The Disks application shows the SMART data of the disks.

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Utilities Disks SMART Data and Self-Tests

SCREENSHOT 117) To benchmark a disk use Disks, select the drive, and then click on the right top corner on the “Drive options” button.

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Utilities Disks Benchmark Disk

SCREENSHOT 118) To start the benchmark click on the “Start Benchmark” button and additional configuration will be asked for.

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Utilities Disks start benchmark

SCREENSHOT 119) Benchmark settings to tune the tests. By default, read-only tests are performed, but this can be changed if “Perform write-benchmark” is checked.

Click on “Start Benchmarking…” to start the tests.

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Utilities Disks Benchmark Settings

SCREENSHOT 120) Authentication is required by an administrative user to run a benchmark test.

Fill in the administrative credentials to continue.

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Utilities Disks Benchmark Authentication required

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