The Official Ubuntu Book
Pearson Education, Jun 13, 2011 - Computers - 416 pages
Ubuntu is a complete, free operating system that emphasizes community, support, and ease of use without compromising speed, power, or flexibility. It’s Linux for human beings, designed for everyone from computer novices to experts. Ubuntu 11.04 is the latest release–more powerful, more flexible, and friendlier than ever. The Official Ubuntu Book, Sixth Edition, will get you up and running quickly.
Written by expert, leading Ubuntu community members, this book covers all you need to know to make the most of Ubuntu 11.04, whether you’re a home user, small business user, server administrator, programmer, or novice. The authors explain Ubuntu 11.04 from start to finish: installation, configuration, desktop productivity, games, management, support, and much more. Among the many topics covered in this edition: Ubuntu One cloud storage, Ubuntu Server, and the groundbreaking Unity desktop.
This complete guide also covers standard desktop applications, from word processing, spreadsheets, Web browsing, e-mail, instant messaging, music, video, and games to software development, databases, and server applications. In addition, you will
The DVD includes the complete Ubuntu Linux operating system for installation on PC platforms. The disk is preconfigured with an outstanding desktop environment for both home and business computing. It can be used to install other complete variants of Ubuntu, including Kubuntu (with the KDE environment), and Ubuntu Server.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - scottcholstad - LibraryThing
I think this is a really excellent book on Ubuntu Linux, not only as an easy-to-understand intro, but also as a more thorough covering of some more advanced topics. Well written, better than most of ... Read full review
The Ubuntu Community
Teams Processes and Community Governance
Managing Files with Kubuntu
Finding Help and Giving Back to the Community
GNOME 3 GNOME Shell and More
Gaining Greater Proficiency
The Ubuntu Server
More Applications for Ubuntu