Moving to Ubuntu Linux

Marcel Gagné

Discover Ubuntu, Today's Hottest LinuxEveryone's talking about Ubuntu-it's not just 100% free, it's the most useful, practical desktop Linux ever! Now, Linux expert Marcel Gagne reveals Ubuntu's amazing power and helps you migrate from Windows faster than you ever thought possible.Moving to Ubuntu Linux will teach you how to do virtually anything with Ubuntu-write documents, create spreadsheets, surf the Web, use email, listen to music, watch movies, and play games.Install Ubuntu fast, with easy, step-by-step instructions Take control, with the GNOME desktop environment and Nautilus file manager Browse the Internet using Firefox, the powerful browser that's quickly replacing Microsoft Internet Explorer Find and install all the software you'll ever need, with Ubuntu's powerful Synaptic package manager Send email, track contacts, create calendars, and manage all your personal information with Evolution Organize digital photos, rip music, burn and play CDs, watch movies, create graphics, and more Discover the world of Linux games, and learn how to run Windows games on your Ubuntu PC Set up an efficient, convenient network for your home or small business Customize your desktop so it's perfectly comfortable and totally efficient
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    Acknowledgments xix

    Foreword xxi

    Chapter 1: Introducing Ubuntu! 1

    But What Is Linux? 2

    Is Linux Really FREE? 4

    What's a Distribution? 4

    Linux and the GPL 5

    What Do I Gain? 5

    What Do I Lose? 7

    Some Tips on Using This Book 8

    Quick Tips and Shelling Out 9

    Meet Your Desktop 9

    Help Me! 10

    About the DVD 12

    It's My Philosophy 13

    Resources 14

    Chapter 2: Running and Installing the Ubuntu Live DVD 15

    Ready to Try Ubuntu Linux? 17

    HELP! 18

    Installing the Ubuntu Live DVD 31

    Remember to Share 40

    Resources 40

    Chapter 3: Getting Your Hands Dirty (Desktop Overview) 41

    Getting to Know You . . . GNOME 42

    Logging In 43

    Becoming One with the Desktop 44

    Your First Application 46

    Windows, Title Bars, and Menus, Oh My! 48

    Command Central 52

    A Polite Introduction to the Command Line 54

    Give Me More! 55

    Changing Your Password; It's All About You! 56

    User S

  • Data Publicarii : 2007
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Mixed media product
  • Numar pagini : 496
  • ISBN : 9780321427229
100.99 Lei
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