How to Do Everything: Ubuntu

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-10-09
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Your hands-on guide to UbuntuNow it's easier than ever to get the most out of this wildly popular version of Linux. How to Do Everything: Ubuntu leads you through the interface, the built-in applications, and the process of installing software and peripherals. You'll get details on the full-featured OpenOffice.org productivity suite, as well as the fun side of Ubuntu, including graphics, photos, music, videos, and games. Maximize the power of Ubuntu-on PCs or Macs-with help from this practical guide. Install Ubuntu and navigate the GNOME desktop Add hardware, software, and peripheral devices Secure your computer with Firestarter, anti-virus programs, and backup/restore software Use the OpenOffice.org suite components-Writer, Calc, Base, Impress, Math, and Draw Set up a network and connect to the Internet via Firefox Create and publish your own website Use Windows applications in Ubuntu Play games and enjoy multimedia applications Work with Linux shell commands Learn to use the vi and Emacs text editors

Author Biography

Jeffrey T. Orloff is a co-founder and the director of technology of Safewave.org. He also teaches Ubuntu Linux and Windows Server classes at Florida Career College.

Table of Contents

Meet Ubuntu
Ubunt-Who?a€÷Get to Know Ubuntu
Exploring the Ubuntu Desktop
Make It Personala€÷Fine Tune Ubuntu to Your Taste
Manage Ubuntu
Housekeepinga€÷Update and Maintain Ubuntu
Installing Peripherals
Beyond the Basics: Install Extra Software
Time to Upgrade: Install New Hardware
Keep it Safea€÷Securing Ubuntu
Open the Door to OpenOffice
The Write Stuff
Spread It Out with Calc
I'm Impressed
All Your Base
Drawn to Open Source
Reach Out
Share and Share Alike--Networking Ubuntu
Can We Talk? Communications and the Internet
Master of Your Domain--Web Design Tools
Playing Nice with Windows
Having Fun with Ubuntu
Fun and Games--Play Games with Ubuntu
Play that Funky Music--Making the Most of Multimedia
Get Smart! Using Educational Software
Advanced Ubuntu
Coming Out of Your Shell--A Guide to GNU/Linux Shell Commands
The Emacs Text Editor
Install Ubuntu
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