Beginning Ubuntu Linux

ISBN-10: 1430236264

ISBN-13: 9781430236269

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Emilio Raggi, Keir Thomas, Sander van Vugt

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List price: $31.50
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Apress L. P.
Publication date: 10/11/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Emilio Raggi lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and works in one of the biggest companies in the country. He was very much a Windows fanboy, until, one day, he had to manage a Ubuntu desktop deployment. He was highly qualified as Microsoft implementer, holding certificates as an MCP and MCSE, and being a consultant for an MS Partner.Still, Ubuntu had its charms and won him over. He is also an avid student of philosophy.

Keir Thomas has been writing about computers for nearly two decades and is the author of the best-selling Mac Kung Fu and Ubuntu Kung Fu, also from Pragmatic Bookshelf. The author of more than ten books, which have been read by more than a million people and translated into many languages, Keir formerly edited computer magazines. He lives in England with two cats.

Sander van Vugt is an independent trainer and consultant, living in the Netherlands and working throughout the European Union. He specializes in Linux and Novell systems, and has worked with both for over ten years. Besides being a trainer, he is also an author, having written more than 20 books and hundreds of technical articles. He is a Master Certified Novell Instructor (MCNI) and holds LPIC-1 and -2 certificates, as well as all important Novell certificates.

Meet Ubuntu Linux
GNU �slash� Linux
Pre-installation Steps
Installing Ubuntu
Solving Installation Problems
Booting Ubuntu for the First Time
Getting Everything Up and Running
How to Secure Your Computer
Personalizing Ubuntu: Getting Everything Just Right
Managing Your Data
A World of Applications
Working with Text Files
Making the Move to
Communicating with Others
Social Networks and Cloud Computing
Digital Audio Movies and Multimedia Digital Photos
Playing Games
Installing and Removing Software
Understanding Linux Users and File Permissions
Optimizing Your System
Backing Up Data
Scheduling Tasks
Accessing Computers
Remotely Taking Control of the System
Introducing the BASH Shell
Glossary of Linux Terms
Getting Further Help
Exploring the Digital Download and Other Ubuntu Versions
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