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Author Negus, Chris, 1957-

Title Linux bible 2011 edition : boot up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 13 other distributions / Christopher Negus ; technical editor, David Duffey.

Imprint Norwood Mass. :, [2005?]


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Edition 2011 ed.
Description 1 online resource.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Bible ; v. 677
Note Title from title screen.
Includes index.
Contents Linux Bible 2011 Edition; Contents; Introduction; Understanding the Linux Mystique; How This Book Is Organized; New in Linux Bible 2011 Edition; What You Will Get from This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; Part I: Getting Off the Ground with Linux; Chapter 1: Starting with Linux; Taking Your First Step; What Comes in Linux Systems?; What Do You Need to Get Started?; Starting Right Now; Trying KNOPPIX; Trying Damn Small Linux; Trying Other Linux Distributions; Understanding Linux; What's So Great About Linux?; Summary; Chapter 2: Creating the Perfect Desktop.
Starting with Your Linux DesktopStep 1: Getting a Computer; Selecting Computer Hardware; Choosing Networking Hardware; Step 2: Installing Your Linux Desktop; Starting with a Fedora Desktop; Preparing to Install Extra Software; Checking Available Software; Step 3: Configuring Your Desktop; Step 4: Adding Applications; Choosing Office Applications; Choosing Games; Choosing Multimedia Applications; Choosing Internet Applications; Choosing Other Applications; Step 5: Transitioning from Windows; Getting Your Files from Windows to Linux; Getting Windows Content from the Local Disk.
Getting Windows Content over the NetworkPutting Content on Removable Media; Running Windows Applications in Linux; Summary; Part II: Running a Linux Desktop; Chapter 3: Getting into the Desktop; Understanding Your Desktop; Starting the Desktop; Boot to the Desktop; Boot to Graphical Login; Boot to a Text Prompt; K Desktop Environment; Using the KDE Desktop; Managing Files with Dolphin and Konqueror; Using the Dolphin File Manager; Working with Files; Searching for Files; Creating New Files and Folders; Using the Konqueror Web Browser/File Manager; Using Bookmarking Features in Konqueror.
Configuring Konqueror OptionsManaging the KDE Desktop; Managing Windows in the Taskbar; Moving Windows; Resizing Windows; Pinning Windows on Top or Bottom; Using Virtual Desktops; Adding Widgets; Configuring the Desktop; The GNOME Desktop; Using the Metacity Window Manager; Using the GNOME Panels; Using the Applications and System Menus; Adding an Applet; Adding Another Panel; Adding an Application Launcher; Adding a Drawer; Changing Panel Properties; Using the Nautilus File Manager; 3D Effects with AIGLX; Changing GNOME Preferences; Exiting GNOME; Configuring Your Own Desktop; Configuring X.
Creating a Working X Configuration FileGetting New X Drivers; Tuning Up Your X Configuration File; Choosing a Window Manager; Choosing Your Personal Window Manager; Getting More Information; Summary; Chapter 4: E-mailing and Web Browsing; Using E-mail; Choosing an E-mail Client; Transitioning Your E-mail from Windows; Getting Started With E-mail; Tuning Up E-mail; Reading E-mail with Thunderbird; Setting Up an E-mail Account; Connecting to the Mail Server; Managing Incoming Mail; Composing and Sending Mail; Filtering Mail and Catching Spam; Managing E-mail in Evolution.
Summary The most up-to-date guide on the latest version of Linux Linux is an excellent, low-cost alternative to more expensive operating systems and its popularity continues to remain on the rise. This comprehensive resource offers more than 100 pages of the most sought-after Linux commands, provides new tutorial chapters aimed specifically at Windows desktop users and Windows administrators, and includes a new chapter on using Linux on gadgets. You'll get up to speed with Linux so that you can install secure, fully functioning Linux server systems. Shows you what Linux is capable of.
Subject Linux.
Ubuntu (Electronic resource)
Knoppix. (OCoLC)fst01785591
Linux. (OCoLC)fst01382136
Ubuntu (Electronic resource) (OCoLC)fst01404069
Operating systems (Computers)
COMPUTERS -- Operating Systems -- Linux.
COMPUTERS -- Operating Systems -- UNIX.
COMPUTERS -- System Administration -- Linux & UNIX Administration.
Operating systems (Computers) (OCoLC)fst01046280
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Duffey, David. Editor.
Added Title Linux bible
Other Form: Print version: Negus, Christopher. Linux Bible : Boot up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 13 Other Distributions. Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010 9780470929988
ISBN 9781118028056 (electronic bk.)
1118028058 (electronic bk.)
9781118029756 (electronic bk.)
1118029755 (electronic bk.)
9781118029763 (electronic bk.)
1118029763 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBSZ 396937179
DEBSZ 449218295
DEBSZ 449597172

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