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Beginning Ubuntu Linux / Keir Thomas.

By: Thomas, Keir.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.Expert's voice in open source: Publisher: Berkeley, CA : New York : Apress ; Distributed to the Book trade worldwide by Springer-Verlag New York, c2007Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 684 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781430201915; 1430201916; 9781590598207 (pbk.); 1590598202 (pbk.); 6610852871; 9786610852871.Subject(s): Linux | Operating systems (Computers)Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beginning Ubuntu Linux.LOC classification: QA76.76.O63 | T458 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Welcome!; A History and Politics Lesson; The Realities of Running Linux; Preinstallation Steps; Installing Ubuntu; Solving Installation Problems; 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; Introducing the BASH Shell; Understanding Linux Files and Users; Working with Text Files; Taking Control of the System; Cool Shell Tricks; Digital Audio; Digital Photos; Making the Move to OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org Overview; In Depth: Writer.
Summary: 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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Includes index.

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.

Cover; Welcome!; A History and Politics Lesson; The Realities of Running Linux; Preinstallation Steps; Installing Ubuntu; Solving Installation Problems; 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; Introducing the BASH Shell; Understanding Linux Files and Users; Working with Text Files; Taking Control of the System; Cool Shell Tricks; Digital Audio; Digital Photos; Making the Move to OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org Overview; In Depth: Writer.

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Keir Thomas is an award-winning author who has written several best-selling beginning-level Linux titles for Apress. A former computer magazine editor, he has been writing about computers, operating systems, and software for a decade. He has also edited many computing titles and works as a full-time author. He lives on the side of a mountain in England, and his hobbies include hiking and playing musical instruments.

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