Ubuntu Linux Bible: Featuring Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, 3rd Edition
The best resource on the very latest for Ubuntu users!
Ubuntu is a free, open-source, Linux-based operating system that can run on desktops, laptops, netbooks, and servers. If you've joined the millions of users around the world who prefer open-source OS-and Ubuntu in particular-this book is perfect for you. It brings you the very latest on Ubuntu 10.04, with pages of step-by-step instruction, helpful tips, and expert techniques.
- The Ubuntu Linux Project
- Installing Ubuntu
- Installing Ubuntu on Special-Purpose Systems
- Basic Linux System Concepts
- Using the GNOME Desktop
- Using the Compiz Window Manager
- Managing E-Mail and Personal Information with Evolution
- Surfing the Web with Firefox
- Migrating from Windows Systems
- Sending and Receiving Instant Messages
- Using Command-Line Tools
- Working with Text Files
- Creating and Publishing Documents
- Other Office Software: Spreadsheets and Presentations
- Working with Graphics
- Working with Multimedia
- Consumer Electronics and Ubuntu
- Adding, Removing, and Updating Software
- Adding Hardware and Attaching Peripherals
- Network Configuration and Security
- Going Wireless
- Software Development on Ubuntu
- Using Virtual Machines and Emulators
- Connecting to Other Systems
- File Transfer and Sharing
- Managing Users, Groups, and Authentication
- Backing Up and Restoring Files
- Setting Up a Web Server
- Setting Up a Mail Server
- Setting Up a DHCP Server
- Setting Up a DNS Server
- Setting Up a Print Server
- Setting Up an NFS Server
- Up a Samba Server
Updating your Ubuntu? Ubuntu Linux Bible, Third Edition, is the book you need to succeed!
Part I: Getting Started With Ubuntu and Kubuntu.
Chapter 1: The Ubuntu Linux Project.
Chapter 2: Installing Ubuntu.
Chapter 3: Installing Ubuntu on Special-Purpose Systems.
Part II: Ubuntu for DesktopUsers.
Chapter 4: Basic Linux System Concepts.
Chapter 5: Using the GNOME Desktop.
Chapter 6: Using the Compiz WindowManager.
Chapter 7: Managing E-Mail and Personal Information withEvolution.
Chapter 8: Surfing the Web with Firefox.
Chapter 9: Migrating from WindowsSystems.
Chapter 10: Sending and Receiving Instant Messages.
Chapter 11: Using Command-Line Tools.
Chapter 12: Working with Text Files.
Chapter 13: Creating and PublishingDocuments.
Chapter 14: Other Office Software: Spreadsheets and Presentations.
Chapter 15: Working with Graphics.
Chapter 16: Working with Multimedia.
Chapter 17: Would You Like to Play a Game?
Chapter 18: Consumer Electronics and Ubuntu.
Chapter 19: Adding, Removing, and Updating Software.
Chapter 20: Adding Hardware and Attaching Peripherals.
Chapter 21: Network Configuration andSecurity.
Chapter 22: Going Wireless.
Chapter 23: Software Development onUbuntu.
Chapter 24: Using Virtual Machines andEmulators.
Chapter 25: Connecting to Other Systems.
Chapter 26: File Transfer and Sharing.
Part III: Ubuntu for System Administrators.
Chapter 27: Managing Users, Groups, and Authentication.
Chapter 28: Backing Up and RestoringFiles.
Chapter 29: Setting Up a Web Server.
Chapter 30: Setting Up a Mail Server.
Chapter 31: Setting Up a DHCP Server.
Chapter 32: Setting Up a DNS Server.
Chapter 33: Setting Up a Print Server.
Chapter 34: Setting Up an NFS Server.
Chapter 35: Setting Up a Samba Server.
Appendix: What's on the CD-ROM?