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Linux Bible : Boot up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 13 Other Distributions

By: Negus, Christopher.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Bible: Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2068Edition: 2011th ed.Description: 1 online resource (722 p.).ISBN: 9781118028056.Subject(s): Electronic books. -- local | Linux | Operating systems (Computers)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Linux Bible : Boot up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 13 Other DistributionsDDC classification: 005.432 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Linux Bible 2011 Edition; Contents; Introduction; Understanding the Linux Mystique; How This Book Is Organized; New in Linux Bible 2011 Edition; What You Will Get from This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; Part I: Getting Off the Ground with Linux; Chapter 1: Starting with Linux; Taking Your First Step; What Comes in Linux Systems?; What Do You Need to Get Started?; Starting Right Now; Trying KNOPPIX; Trying Damn Small Linux; Trying Other Linux Distributions; Understanding Linux; What's So Great About Linux?; Summary; Chapter 2: Creating the Perfect Desktop
Starting with Your Linux DesktopStep 1: Getting a Computer; Selecting Computer Hardware; Choosing Networking Hardware; Step 2: Installing Your Linux Desktop; Starting with a Fedora Desktop; Preparing to Install Extra Software; Checking Available Software; Step 3: Configuring Your Desktop; Step 4: Adding Applications; Choosing Office Applications; Choosing Games; Choosing Multimedia Applications; Choosing Internet Applications; Choosing Other Applications; Step 5: Transitioning from Windows; Getting Your Files from Windows to Linux; Getting Windows Content from the Local Disk
Getting Windows Content over the NetworkPutting Content on Removable Media; Running Windows Applications in Linux; Summary; Part II: Running a Linux Desktop; Chapter 3: Getting into the Desktop; Understanding Your Desktop; Starting the Desktop; Boot to the Desktop; Boot to Graphical Login; Boot to a Text Prompt; K Desktop Environment; Using the KDE Desktop; Managing Files with Dolphin and Konqueror; Using the Dolphin File Manager; Working with Files; Searching for Files; Creating New Files and Folders; Using the Konqueror Web Browser/File Manager; Using Bookmarking Features in Konqueror
Configuring Konqueror OptionsManaging the KDE Desktop; Managing Windows in the Taskbar; Moving Windows; Resizing Windows; Pinning Windows on Top or Bottom; Using Virtual Desktops; Adding Widgets; Configuring the Desktop; The GNOME Desktop; Using the Metacity Window Manager; Using the GNOME Panels; Using the Applications and System Menus; Adding an Applet; Adding Another Panel; Adding an Application Launcher; Adding a Drawer; Changing Panel Properties; Using the Nautilus File Manager; 3D Effects with AIGLX; Changing GNOME Preferences; Exiting GNOME; Configuring Your Own Desktop; Configuring X
Creating a Working X Configuration FileGetting New X Drivers; Tuning Up Your X Configuration File; Choosing a Window Manager; Choosing Your Personal Window Manager; Getting More Information; Summary; Chapter 4: E-mailing and Web Browsing; Using E-mail; Choosing an E‑mail Client; Transitioning Your E-mail from Windows; Getting Started With E‑mail; Tuning Up E‑mail; Reading E‑mail with Thunderbird; Setting Up an E‑mail Account; Connecting to the Mail Server; Managing Incoming Mail; Composing and Sending Mail; Filtering Mail and Catching Spam; Managing E‑mail in Evolution
Receiving, Composing, and Sending E‑mail
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Linux Bible 2011 Edition; Contents; Introduction; Understanding the Linux Mystique; How This Book Is Organized; New in Linux Bible 2011 Edition; What You Will Get from This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; Part I: Getting Off the Ground with Linux; Chapter 1: Starting with Linux; Taking Your First Step; What Comes in Linux Systems?; What Do You Need to Get Started?; Starting Right Now; Trying KNOPPIX; Trying Damn Small Linux; Trying Other Linux Distributions; Understanding Linux; What's So Great About Linux?; Summary; Chapter 2: Creating the Perfect Desktop

Starting with Your Linux DesktopStep 1: Getting a Computer; Selecting Computer Hardware; Choosing Networking Hardware; Step 2: Installing Your Linux Desktop; Starting with a Fedora Desktop; Preparing to Install Extra Software; Checking Available Software; Step 3: Configuring Your Desktop; Step 4: Adding Applications; Choosing Office Applications; Choosing Games; Choosing Multimedia Applications; Choosing Internet Applications; Choosing Other Applications; Step 5: Transitioning from Windows; Getting Your Files from Windows to Linux; Getting Windows Content from the Local Disk

Getting Windows Content over the NetworkPutting Content on Removable Media; Running Windows Applications in Linux; Summary; Part II: Running a Linux Desktop; Chapter 3: Getting into the Desktop; Understanding Your Desktop; Starting the Desktop; Boot to the Desktop; Boot to Graphical Login; Boot to a Text Prompt; K Desktop Environment; Using the KDE Desktop; Managing Files with Dolphin and Konqueror; Using the Dolphin File Manager; Working with Files; Searching for Files; Creating New Files and Folders; Using the Konqueror Web Browser/File Manager; Using Bookmarking Features in Konqueror

Configuring Konqueror OptionsManaging the KDE Desktop; Managing Windows in the Taskbar; Moving Windows; Resizing Windows; Pinning Windows on Top or Bottom; Using Virtual Desktops; Adding Widgets; Configuring the Desktop; The GNOME Desktop; Using the Metacity Window Manager; Using the GNOME Panels; Using the Applications and System Menus; Adding an Applet; Adding Another Panel; Adding an Application Launcher; Adding a Drawer; Changing Panel Properties; Using the Nautilus File Manager; 3D Effects with AIGLX; Changing GNOME Preferences; Exiting GNOME; Configuring Your Own Desktop; Configuring X

Creating a Working X Configuration FileGetting New X Drivers; Tuning Up Your X Configuration File; Choosing a Window Manager; Choosing Your Personal Window Manager; Getting More Information; Summary; Chapter 4: E-mailing and Web Browsing; Using E-mail; Choosing an E‑mail Client; Transitioning Your E-mail from Windows; Getting Started With E‑mail; Tuning Up E‑mail; Reading E‑mail with Thunderbird; Setting Up an E‑mail Account; Connecting to the Mail Server; Managing Incoming Mail; Composing and Sending Mail; Filtering Mail and Catching Spam; Managing E‑mail in Evolution

Receiving, Composing, and Sending E‑mail

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Chris Negus has written or co-written dozens of books on Linux and UNIX, including Red Hat Linux Bible (all editions), CentOS Bible , Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Bible , Linux Troubleshooting Bible , Linux Toys , and Linux Toys II . Recently, Chris co-authored several books for the new Toolbox series for power users: Fedora Linux Toolbox , SUSE Linux Toolbox , Ubuntu Linux Toolbox , Mac OS X , and BSD UNIX Toolbox .<br> For eight years Chris worked with the organization at AT&T that developed UNIX before moving to Utah to help contribute to Novell's UnixWare project in the early 1990s. When not writing about Linux, Chris enjoys playing soccer and just hanging out with his family.<br> Currently, Chris is employed by Red Hat, Inc. as a Linux instructor. He teaches classes and gives exams to those seeking Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certifications.

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