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

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Written by Robin Nixon

Published by O'Reilly Media

Apr, 2010

437 pages

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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 fornetworking, business, and home entertainment. Spercifically you will learn how to:
  • 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
  • Accessnetworking functions, such as file and folder sharing and Internet access
  • Get an in-depth introduction to the OpenOffice.org business productivity suite
  • 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
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.

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Title: Ubuntu: Up and Running: A Power User's Desktop Guide
Author: Robin Nixon
Language: English
Length: 437
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: 2010-04-30
ISBN-13: 9780596804848
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