Ubuntu: Up and Running

51d93tBh5IL._SX218_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_ Author Robin Nixon
Isbn 9780596804848
File size 18MB
Year 2010
Pages 437
Language English
File format PDF
Category Software

Book Description:

Ubuntu: Up and Running shows you the ins and outs of the open source Ubuntu operating system with a complete hands-on tour. In the book you'll learn how Ubuntu works, how to quickly configure and maintain Ubuntu 10.04, and how to use this unique operating system for networking, business, and home entertainment. Spercifically you will learn how to:

  • Choose among three desktop environments: GNOME, KDE, or XFCE
  • Connect printers, sound cards, cameras, webcams, and iPhones
  • Use the Linux filesystem with either the desktop or the command line
  • Access networking functions, such as file and folder sharing and Internet access
  • Get an in-depth introduction to the OpenOffice.org business productivity suite
  • Use WINE to run Windows programs
  • Implement upgrades quickly and easily
  • Find out where to get, and how to install, other great software for Linux

This book includes a DVD with the complete Ubuntu system, which you can use either from the disc without installation, or you can install it alongside or in place of Windows or OS X. It also features a number of videos on Ubuntu specially produced by the book's author.

 

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