<b>Everything you need to know—and then some!</b> <p> It's the fastest-growing, coolest Linux distribution out there, and now you can join the excitement with this information-packed guide. Want to edit graphics? Create a spreadsheet? Manage groups? Set up an NFS server? You'll learn it all and more with the expert guidance, tips, and techniques in this first-ever soup-to-nuts book on Ubuntu. From the basics for newcomers to enterprise management for system administrators, it's what you need to succeed with Ubuntu. <ul> <li>Master the fundamentals for desktop and networks <li>Send e-mail, share files, edit text, and print <li>Download music, watch DVDs, and play games <li>Use Ubuntu on laptops, go wireless, or synch it with your PDA <li>Set up Web, mail, print, DNS, DHCP, and other servers <li>Manage groups and secure your network </ul> <p> <b>What's on the CD-ROM?</b><br> <br> Test-drive Ubuntu on your computer without changing a thing using the bootable Ubuntu Desktop Live CD included with this book. If you decide to install it permanently, a simple, easy-to-use installer is provided. Also on the CD, you'll find: <ul> <li>Popular open-source software for Microsoft(r) Windows(r), such as AbiWord, Firefox(r), GIMP, and more <li>An easy-to-use application that simplifies installing these programs on your Microsoft Windows system </ul> <p> System Requirements: Please see the "About the CD-ROM Appendix" for details and complete system requirements. <p> <b>Note:</b> CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Part I: Getting Started with Ubuntu Linux.
Chapter 1: The Ubuntu Linux Project.
Chapter 2: Installing Ubuntu.
Chapter 3: Installing Ubuntu on Special-Purpose Systems.
Part II: Ubuntu for Desktop Users.
Chapter 4: Basic Linux System Concepts.
Chapter 5: Using the GNOME Desktop.
Chapter 6: Using Command-Line Tools.
Chapter 7: Working with Text Files on Ubuntu.
Chapter 8: Reading and Sending Mail with Evolution.
Chapter 9: Surfing the Web with Firefox.
Chapter 10: Creating and Publishing Documents.
Chapter 11: Other Office Software: Spreadsheets and Presentations.
Chapter 12: Working with Graphics.
Chapter 13: Working with Multimedia.
Chapter 14: Would You Like to Play a Game?
Chapter 15: Connecting to Other Systems.
Chapter 16: File Transfer and Sharing on Ubuntu.
Chapter 17: Consumer Electronics and Ubuntu.
Chapter 18: Software Development on Ubuntu.
Part III: Ubuntu for System Administrators.
Chapter 19: Understanding the Ubuntu Startup and Shutdown Processes.
Chapter 20: Adding, Removing, and Updating Software.
Chapter 21: Managing Users, Groups, Authentication, and Advanced Permissions.
Chapter 22: Backing Up and Restoring Files.
Chapter 23: Adding Hardware and Attaching Peripherals.
Chapter 24: Network Configuration and Security.
Chapter 25: Going Wireless.
Part IV: Configuring Servers on Ubuntu.
Chapter 26: Setting Up a Web Server.
Chapter 27: Setting Up a Mail Server.
Chapter 28: Setting Up a DHCP Server.
Chapter 29: Setting Up a DNS Server.
Chapter 30: Setting Up a Print Server.
Chapter 31: Setting Up an NFS Server.
Chapter 32: Setting Up a Samba Server.
Number Of Pages: 936
Published: 12th January 2007
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 19.05 x 4.83
Weight (kg): 1.366