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Linux for Dummies�

ISBN-10: 0470467010
ISBN-13: 9780470467015
Edition: 9th 2009
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 8/10/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

With an influx of first-time Linux users comes the need for guidance laid out in simple everyday terms. The Linux for Dummies series has provided the backbone for beginning Linux user information for years. This book expands on this history by providing up-to-date guidance and information about the current popular Linux distributions. Linux for Dummies, 9th Edition focuses on two types of Linux distributions popular with beginners - the Ubuntu LiveCD distribution (popular with Linux enthusiasts), and the gOS Linux distribution (pre-installed on Everex computers that can be purchased from major retailers). However, it also provides information about the full Fedora Linux distribution, for readers who wish to move up to a more robust Linux environment, or just compare their current Linux distribution to a full distribution. Series features: Linux For Dummies, 9th Edition, is written in the friendly, humorous, and easy-to-understand style that is the hallmark of the ...For Dummies brand.

Introduction
Getting Your Feet Wet
Getting Acquainted with Linux
Prepping Your Computer for Linux
Installing Linux
Examining the GNOME Desktop
Examining the KDE Desktop
Getting Up to Speed with Linux
Getting to Know the Linux Filesystem
Using the Filesystem
Connecting to the Internet
Getting Things Done
Using the Internet
E-Mailing the World
Putting the X in Text
Word Processing and More with OpenOffi ce.org
Messing with Audio
Messing with Video and Graphics
Playing with Google Gadgets
Junior Administrator Boot Camp
Adding Software to Linux
Working without the GUI
Basic System Administration
A Secure Linux Box Is a Happy Linux Box
The Virtual World
The Part of Tens
Ten Steps to Setting Up a Samba Server
Ten Troubleshooting Tips
Appendixes
Common Linux Commands
About the DVD
Index

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