Linux For Dummies, Paperback


One of the fastest ways to learn Linux is with this perennial favorite Eight previous top-selling editions of Linux For Dummies can't be wrong.

If you've been wanting to migrate to Linux, this book is the best way to get there.

Written in easy-to-follow, everyday terms, Linux For Dummies 9th Edition gets you started by concentrating on two distributions of Linux that beginners love: the Ubuntu LiveCD distribution and the gOS Linux distribution, which comes pre-installed on Everex computers.

The book also covers the full Fedora distribution. Linux is an open-source operating system and a low-cost or free alternative to Microsoft Windows; of numerous distributions of Linux, this book covers Ubuntu Linux, Fedora Core Linux, and gOS Linux, and includes them on the DVD.

Install new open source software via Synaptic or RPM package managers Use free software to browse the Web, listen to music, read e-mail, edit photos, and even run Windows in a virtualized environment Get acquainted with the Linux command line If you want to get a solid foundation in Linux, this popular, accessible book is for you. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 456 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Linux
  • ISBN: 9780470467015



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