Beginning Ubuntu Linux, the award‚Äìwinning and best‚Äìselling Ubuntu book for beginners, is now in its third edition, presenting readers with an up‚Äìto‚Äìthe‚Äìminute introduction to the world of Linux and the open source community. A detailed overview of Ubuntu‚Äôs installation and configuration process encourages you to take the plunge and switch to Linux, and from there you‚Äôll learn how to wield total control over your newly installed operating system. Guided through the most commonly desired tasks such as printer configuration, listening to audio CDs and MP3s, watching movies, performing office and Internet‚Äìrelated tasks, as well as general system maintenance matters, authors Keir Thomas and Jaime Sicam will soon have you using and enjoying Ubuntu Linux and never looking back.
You‚Äôll also find a series of comprehensive tutorials on Linux internals and the command‚Äìline prompt‚Äîessential for any Linux user‚Äîalong with special sections on optimization, security, and system maintenance that will broaden your knowledge to professional level.
The complete Ubuntu Linux distribution is included free on the DVD inside the book. Simply insert the DVD and follow the instructions in the book to install Ubuntu Linux!
- The ultimate guide to Ubuntu, the hottest Linux distribution on the planet
- Avoids introductions to esoteric Linux topics that are commonly found in other books and focuses on everyday tasks for everyday users: printer and file sharing configuration, office document management, listening to MP3s, watching movies, and much more
- Includes a DVD containing not only the complete Ubuntu version, but also versions of Ubuntu‚Äôs sister projects, including Edubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu.