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Linux for Dummies

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ISBN-10: 0470116498

ISBN-13: 9780470116494

Edition: 8th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Dee-Ann LeBlanc, Richard K. Blum

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Description:

As well as covering all the Linux commands and utilities, the author discusses topics such as how to decide which version of the UNIX clone is most suitable for your needs, using Linux for networking or to set up a Web server, and customising Linux.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Introduction
Getting Your Feet Wet
Getting Acquainted with Linux
Prepping Your Computer for Linux
Installing Fedora Core
Installing Other Linux Distributions
Booting and Stopping Linux
Checking Out Those Desktops
Configuring Linux
Internet Now!
Connecting to the Internet
Using the Internet
Getting Up to Speed with Linux
Manipulating Files and Directories
Checking Out the Linux Filesystem
Adding Software to Linux
A Secure Linux Box Is a Happy Linux Box
Working without the GUI
Gettin' Gooey with the GUIs
Getting Things Done
Putting the X in Text
Word-Processing and More with Open Office.org
Multimedia Wow!
Windows-Only Media Formats and Programs
The Part of Tens
Ten Troubleshooting Tips
Ten Cool Uses for Knoppix
Appendixes
Common Linux Commands
About the DVD-ROM
Index