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Beginning Ubuntu Linux : from novice to professional

Author: Keir Thomas; Andy Channelle; Jaime Sicam
Publisher: New York : Apress : Distributed to the Book trade by Springer-Verlag New York, ©2009.
Series: Expert's voice in open source.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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A guide to Ubuntu Linux covers such topics as installation, hardware components, the BASH shell, multimedia, office tasks, software instllation and removal, and data backup.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keir Thomas; Andy Channelle; Jaime Sicam
ISBN: 9781430219996 1430219998
OCLC Number: 308193680
Notes: "Fully revised and updated for Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) and above!"--Cover.
Accompanying double-sided DVD-ROM includes the full versions of virtually every release of Ubuntu 9.04, code-named Jaunty Jackalope, as well as Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Xubuntu, and some releases for alternative hardware, such as older PowerPC-based Macintosh computers.
Includes glossary and index.
Description: xxxiv, 764 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Contents: Introducing the world of Linux: Welcome! ; A history and politics lesson ; The realities of running Linux --
Installing Ubuntu: Preinstallation steps ; Installing Ubuntu ; Solving installation problems --
THe non-nonsense getting started guide: Booting Ubuntu for the first time ; Getting everything up and running ; How to secure your computer ; Personalizing Ubuntu : getting everything just right ; Ubuntu replacements for Windows programs ; Managing your files --
The shell and beyond: Introducing the BASH shell ; Understanding Linux files and users ; Working with text files ; Taking control of the system ; Cool shell tricks --
Multimedia: Digital audio ; Movies and multimedia ; Digital photos --
Office tasks: Making the move to OpenOffice.org ; In depth : Writer ; In depth : Calc ; In depth : Impress ; In depth : Base ; In depth : Evolution --
Keeping your system running: Installing and removing software ; Managing users ; Optimizing your system ; Backing up data ; Scheduling tasks ; Accessing computers remotely --
Appendixes.
Series Title: Expert's voice in open source.
Other Titles: Ubuntu Linux
Responsibility: Keir Thomas, and Andy Channelle, with Jaime Sicam.

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This update to the bestselling book on Ubuntu, today's hottest Linux distribution, presents readers with an introduction to the world of Linux and open source community. Readers will learn how to  Read more...

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