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|Subject: Beginning Ubuntu Linux: From Novice to Professional Thu May 28, 2009 8:56 pm
By: Keir Thomas
Publisher: Apress - 2006-03-15
Paperback | Bk&CD-Rom Edition | 608 Pages | List Price: $39.99 (USD) | Sales Rank: 3824
Beginning Ubuntu Linux: From Novice to Professional is the best-selling guide to the hottest new Linux distribution. Within its 600 in-depth pages, you'll learn how to become a pro-level Linux user.
The book starts by introducing you to the world of Linux. Then it outlines Ubuntu installation in illustrated steps, after which you'll learn how to configure every piece of everyday tech hardware such as your Internet connection, printers, 3D graphics cards, Bluetooth devices, and much more. Then you'll learn fun tasks such as listening to audio CDs and MP3s, watching movies, performing office tasks, and even image editing.
Additionally, there's a series of comprehensive tutorials on Linux internals and the command-line prompt--essential for any Linux expert--and the book includes special sections on optimization, security, and system maintenance.
The book comes with a CD containing the complete Linux distribution. All you need to do is insert the CD and follow the instructions in the book to install this distribution.
Keir Thomas has been writing about computers, operating systems and software for a decade. He has edited several best-selling computer magazines, among them LinuxUser & Developer, PC Utilities and PC Extreme, and worked as part of the editorial staff on a range of other titles. He was formerly Technical Group Editor at Live Publishing. Throughout his career, his aim has been to explain advanced and confusing technology in ways that the average person can understand.
Thomas currently works as a freelance writer and editor. He is the author of three books by Apress. Thomas lives on the side of a mountain in England and his hobbies include hiking and playing musical instruments.
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