Ubuntu: Up and Running: A Power User's Desktop Guide by Robin Nixon

Ubuntu: Up and Running: A Power User's Desktop Guide

byRobin Nixon

Kobo ebook | April 12, 2010

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Ubuntu for everyone! This popular Linux-based operating system is perfect for people with little technical background. It's simple to install, and easy to use -- with a strong focus on security. Ubuntu: Up and Running shows you the ins and outs of this system with a complete hands-on tour. 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.

This book includes a DVD with the complete Ubuntu system and several specialized editions -- including the Mythbuntu multimedia release.

  • 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
  • Learn networking functions, such as file and folder sharing and Internet access
  • Get an in-depth introduction to the OpenOffice.org business productivity suite
  • Learn how to 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
Title:Ubuntu: Up and Running: A Power User's Desktop GuideFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 12, 2010Publisher:O'Reilly MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449390730

ISBN - 13:9781449390730

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