Ubuntu Hacks: Tips & Tools for Exploring, Using, and Tuning Linux
"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Oct 20, 2006 - Computers - 426 pages
Ubuntu Linux--the most popular Linux distribution on the planet--preserves the spirit embodied in the ancient African word ubuntu, which means both "humanity to others" and "I am what I am because of who we all are." Ubuntu won the Linux Journal Reader's Choice Award for best Linux distribution and is consistently the top-ranked Linux variant on DistroWatch.com. The reason this distribution is so widely popular is that Ubuntu is designed to be useful, usable, customizable, and always available for free worldwide.
Ubuntu Hacks is your one-stop source for all of the community knowledge you need to get the most out of Ubuntu: a collection of 100 tips and tools to help new and experienced Linux users install, configure, and customize Ubuntu. With this set of hacks, you can get Ubuntu Linux working exactly the way you need it to. Learn how to:
Ubuntu Hacks will not only show you how to get everything working just right, you will also have a great time doing it as you explore the powerful features lurking within Ubuntu.
"Put in a nutshell, this book is a collection of around 100 tips and tricks which the authors choose to call hacks, which explain how to accomplish various tasks in Ubuntu Linux. The so called hacks range from down right ordinary to the other end of the spectrum of doing specialised things...More over, each and every tip in this book has been tested by the authors on the latest version of Ubuntu (Dapper Drake) and is guaranteed to work. In writing this book, it is clear that the authors have put in a lot of hard work in covering all facets of configuring this popular Linux distribution which makes this book a worth while buy."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bookstorebill - LibraryThing
I bought this book because I am in the process of switching from Windows to Linux. I am doing it with the Ubuntu version. This book is filled with a lot of good solid info on how to migrate from ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RicDay - LibraryThing
An excellent book for anyone wanting to tune and explore Ubuntu Linux. This first edition is getting a little dated now; buy the latest edition! Read full review