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Ubuntu: Up and Running : A Power User's Desktop Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Ubuntu: Up and Running : A Power User's Desktop Guide Paperback / softback


Ubuntu for everyone! This popular Linux-based operating system is perfect for people with little technical background.

It's simple to install, and easy to use -- with a strong focus on security.

Ubuntu: Up and Running shows you the ins and outs of this system with a complete hands-on tour.

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.

This book includes a DVD with the complete Ubuntu system and several specialized editions -- including the Mythbuntu multimedia release. * Choose among three desktop environments: GNOME, KDE, or XFCE * Connect printers, sound cards, cameras, webcams, and iPhones * Use the Linux filesystem with either the desktop or the command line * Learn networking functions, such as file and folder sharing and Internet access * Get an in-depth introduction to the OpenOffice.org business productivity suite * Learn how to use WINE to run Windows programs * Implement upgrades quickly and easily * Find out where to get, and how to install, other great software for Linux


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 462 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
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  • Category: Linux
  • ISBN: 9780596804848

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