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Beginning Ubuntu Linux: From Novice to Professional

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Beginning Ubuntu Linux, the award-winning and best-selling Ubuntu book for beginners, is now in its third edition, presenting readers with an up-to-the-minute introduction to the world of Linux and the open source community. A detailed overview of Ubuntu's installation and configuration process encourages you to take the plunge and switch to Linux, and from there you'll learn how to wield total control over your newly installed operating system. Guided through the most commonly desired tasks such as printer configuration, listening to audio CDs and MP3s, watching movies, performing office and Internet-related tasks, as well as general system maintenance matters, authors Keir Thomas and Jaime Sicam will soon have you using and enjoying Ubuntu Linux and never looking back.

You'll also find a series of comprehensive tutorials on Linux internals and the command-line prompt--essential for any Linux user--along with special sections on optimization, security, and system maintenance that will broaden your knowledge to professional level.

The complete Ubuntu Linux distribution is included free on the DVD inside the book. Simply insert the DVD and follow the instructions in the book to install Ubuntu Linux The ultimate guide to Ubuntu, the hottest Linux distribution on the planet Avoids introductions to esoteric Linux topics that are commonly found in other books and focuses on everyday tasks for everyday users: printer and file sharing configuration, office document management, listening to MP3s, watching movies, and much more Includes a DVD containing not only the complete Ubuntu version, but also versions of Ubuntu's sister projects, including Edubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu Whatyou'll learn Use Ubuntu as a daily desktop replacement. Complete all manner of office tasks, such as creating Microsoft Office-compatible documents and spreadsheets, using e-mail, and managing contacts. Listen to MP3s and CDs, and watch movies using user-friendly Linux desktop applications. Configure Ubuntu's printer- and file-sharing features to share resources seamlessly with other computers on your network. Become a proficient user of the Linux command line. Who is this book for?

Beginning Linux users seeking to explore the popular Ubuntu distribution About the Apress Beginning Series

The Beginning series from Apress is the right choice to get the information you need to land that crucial entry-level job. These books will teach you a standard and important technology from the ground up because they are explicitly designed to take you from novice to professional. You'll start your journey by seeing what you need to know--but without needless theory and filler. You'll build your skill set by learning how to put together real-world projects step by step. So whether your goal is your next career challenge or a new learning opportunity, the Beginning series from Apress will take you there--it is your trusted guide through unfamiliar territory Related Titles Beginning Ubuntu Server Administration: From Novice to Professional From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command Line Practical MythTV: Building a PVR and Media Center PC

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Covering many of the desktop-specific tasks that have haunted Linux users for years, this updated edition provides even more information regarding hardware integration and the many evolutionary changes to the Ubuntu interface. It includes a DVD containing the latest version of Ubuntu and hundreds of useful applications.

Synopsis:

Beginning Ubuntu Linux, the award?winning and best?selling Ubuntu book for beginners, is now in its third edition, presenting readers with an up?to?the?minute introduction to the world of Linux and the open source community. A detailed overview of Ubuntu's installation and configuration process encourages you to take the plunge and switch to Linux, and from there you?ll learn how to wield total control over your newly installed operating system. Guided through the most commonly desired tasks such as printer configuration, listening to audio CDs and MP3s, watching movies, performing office and Internet?related tasks, as well as general system maintenance matters, authors Keir Thomas and Jaime Sicam will soon have you using and enjoying Ubuntu Linux and never looking back.

You?ll also find a series of comprehensive tutorials on Linux internals and the command?line prompt?essential for any Linux user?along with special sections on optimization, security, and system maintenance that will broaden your knowledge to professional level.

The complete Ubuntu Linux distribution is included free on the DVD inside the book. Simply insert the DVD and follow the instructions in the book to install Ubuntu Linux The ultimate guide to Ubuntu, the hottest Linux distribution on the planet Avoids introductions to esoteric Linux topics that are commonly found in other books and focuses on everyday tasks for everyday users: printer and file sharing configuration, office document management, listening to MP3s, watching movies, and much more Includes a DVD containing not only the complete Ubuntu version, but also versions of Ubuntu's sister projects, including Edubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu What you?ll learn Use Ubuntu as a daily desktop replacementComplete all manner of office tasks, such as creating Microsoft Office?compatible documents and spreadsheets, using e?mail, and managing contactsListen to MP3s and CDs, and watch movies using user?friendly Linux desktop applicationsConfigure Ubuntu's printer? and file?sharing features to share resources seamlessly with other computers on your networkBecome a proficient user of the Linux command line Who this book is for

Beginning Linux users seeking to explore the popular Ubuntu distribution. Table of Contents

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590599914
Publisher:
Apress
Subject:
Operating Systems - LINUX
Author:
Thomas, Keir
Author:
Hornbeck, John
Author:
Sicam, Jaime
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - General
Series:
Books for Professionals by Professionals
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
729
Dimensions:
9.01x7.06x1.54 in. 2.30 lbs.

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Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Linux
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » General

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"Synopsis" by , Covering many of the desktop-specific tasks that have haunted Linux users for years, this updated edition provides even more information regarding hardware integration and the many evolutionary changes to the Ubuntu interface. It includes a DVD containing the latest version of Ubuntu and hundreds of useful applications.
"Synopsis" by , Beginning Ubuntu Linux, the award?winning and best?selling Ubuntu book for beginners, is now in its third edition, presenting readers with an up?to?the?minute introduction to the world of Linux and the open source community. A detailed overview of Ubuntu's installation and configuration process encourages you to take the plunge and switch to Linux, and from there you?ll learn how to wield total control over your newly installed operating system. Guided through the most commonly desired tasks such as printer configuration, listening to audio CDs and MP3s, watching movies, performing office and Internet?related tasks, as well as general system maintenance matters, authors Keir Thomas and Jaime Sicam will soon have you using and enjoying Ubuntu Linux and never looking back.

You?ll also find a series of comprehensive tutorials on Linux internals and the command?line prompt?essential for any Linux user?along with special sections on optimization, security, and system maintenance that will broaden your knowledge to professional level.

The complete Ubuntu Linux distribution is included free on the DVD inside the book. Simply insert the DVD and follow the instructions in the book to install Ubuntu Linux The ultimate guide to Ubuntu, the hottest Linux distribution on the planet Avoids introductions to esoteric Linux topics that are commonly found in other books and focuses on everyday tasks for everyday users: printer and file sharing configuration, office document management, listening to MP3s, watching movies, and much more Includes a DVD containing not only the complete Ubuntu version, but also versions of Ubuntu's sister projects, including Edubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu What you?ll learn Use Ubuntu as a daily desktop replacementComplete all manner of office tasks, such as creating Microsoft Office?compatible documents and spreadsheets, using e?mail, and managing contactsListen to MP3s and CDs, and watch movies using user?friendly Linux desktop applicationsConfigure Ubuntu's printer? and file?sharing features to share resources seamlessly with other computers on your networkBecome a proficient user of the Linux command line Who this book is for

Beginning Linux users seeking to explore the popular Ubuntu distribution. Table of Contents

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