Ubuntu: Up and Running: A Power Users Desktop Guide

Ubuntu: Up and Running: A Power Users Desktop Guide


Book Details

Publisher: N/A


Year: 2010

ISBN: 9780596804848

File Size: 18.23 MB

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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 XFCEConnect printers, sound cards, cameras, webcams, and iPhonesUse the Linux filesystem with either the desktop or the command lineAccess networking functions, such as file and folder sharing and Internet accessGet an in-depth introduction to the OpenOffice.org business productivity suiteUse WINE to run Windows programsImplement upgrades quickly and easilyFind 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.