Beginning Ubuntu Linux: From Novice to Professional
The author says "I wrote this book to share a secret with you. That secret is Ubuntu, and it's responsible for a revolution in personal computing. Put simply, it's one of the most powerful yet user-friendly version of Linux I've ever encountered. The book beings with an introduction to Linux fundamentals, including an explanation of how open source software is change the world of computing. Then I'll show you how to install Ubuntu in a detailed step-by-step fashion, as well as pride tips for troubleshooting any problems that may arise. Following this, you'll learn how to configure common hardware components, such as printers, network cards, and digital cameras. I'll also explain how to personalize Ubuntu so it looks and operates just how you want, and introduce the Ubuntu equivalents to your favourite Windows programs. To help you quickly begin using Ubuntu as an all-purpose desktop, I'll show you how to configure our system for listening to audio CDs and MP3s, watching movies, and editing images. You'll also learn how to accomplish common office tasks using OpenOffice.org, a powerful solution for creating and managing text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases. I'll introduce Evolution, the powerful e-mail client and personal information manager provided with Ubuntu. I'll also delve into the heart of Linux: the powerful cmomand-line interface. You'll learn how to use it to take complete control of your system ; installing software, managing users, backing up data, optimizing your system, and much, much more." -- back cover.
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Every public and academic library should stock current Linux guides (see Computer Media,LJ 6/1/05).PC Magazine Linux Solutions covers installing, configuring, and administering Linux systems. It is ... Read full review