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Official Ubuntu

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ISBN-10: 0137136684

ISBN-13: 9780137136681

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Benjamin Mako Hill, Jono Bacon, Ivan Krstic, Jonathan Jesse, Corey Burger

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Book details

List price: $39.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/20/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 512
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Foreword to the First Edition
About the Authors
Introducing Ubuntu
A Wild Ride
Free Software, Open Source, and GNU/Linux
A Brief History of Ubuntu
What Is Ubuntu?
Ubuntu Promises and Goals
Canonical and the Ubuntu Foundation
Ubuntu Subprojects, Derivatives, and Spin-offs
Installing Ubuntu
Choosing Your Ubuntu Version
Getting Ubuntu
Installing from the Desktop CD
Installing from the Alternate Install CD
Using Ubuntu on the Desktop
Taking Your Desktop for a Ride
Using Your Applications
The Ubuntu File Chooser and Bookmarks
Ubuntu in Your Language
Customizing Ubuntu's Look and Feel
Managing Your Files
Ubuntu and Multimedia
Advanced Usage and Managing Ubuntu
Adding and Removing Programs and Packages
Keeping Your Computer Updated
Moving to the Next Ubuntu Release
Using and Abusing Devices and Media
Configuring a Printer in Ubuntu
Graphically Accessing Remote Files
The Terminal
Working with Windows
The Ubuntu Server
What Is Ubuntu Server?