Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-28
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing
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The definitive guide to Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon the latest version of the most popular Linux distribution for desktops.

Author Biography

Andrew Hudson is a freelance journalist who specializes in writing about Linux. He has significant experience in Red Hat and Debian-based Linux distributions and deployments and can often be found sitting at his keyboard tweaking various settings and config files just for the hell of it. He lives in Wiltshire, which is a county of England, along with his wife, Bernice, and their son, John. Andrew does not like Emacs. He can be reached at andy.hudson@gmail.com.


Paul Hudson is a recognized expert in open-source technologies. He is also a professional developer and full-time journalist for Future Publishing. His articles have appeared in Mac Format, PC Answers, PC Format, PC Plus, and Linux Format. Paul is passionate about free software in all its forms and uses a mix of Linux and BSD to power his desktops and servers. Paul likes Emacs. Paul can be contacted through http://hudzilla.org.

Table of Contents

Licensingp. 2
Who This Book Is Forp. 3
What This Book Containsp. 3
Conventions Used in This Bookp. 5
Installation and Configuration
Installing Ubuntup. 9
Before You Begin the Installationp. 9
Research Your Hardware Specificationsp. 10
Installation Optionsp. 10
Planning Partition Strategiesp. 10
The Boot Loaderp. 11
Installing from CD or DVDp. 11
Step-by-Step Installationp. 12
Starting the Installp. 12
First Updatep. 19
Shutting Downp. 21
Referencep. 21
Post-Installation Configurationp. 23
Troubleshooting Post-Installation Configuration Problemsp. 24
The sudo commandp. 25
First Updatep. 26
Configuring Software Repositoriesp. 28
Installing Graphics Drivers
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