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Author Helmke, Matthew.

Title The official Ubuntu book / Matthew Helmke, Amber Graner ; with Kyle Rankin, Benjamin Mako Hill, and Jono Bacon
Edition 7th ed
Published Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents The Ubuntu story -- Installing Ubuntu -- Getting started with Ubuntu -- Becoming an Ubuntu power user -- Finding and installing Ubuntu applications -- Customizing Ubuntu for performance, accessibility, and fun -- Welcome to the command line -- The Ubuntu server -- Ubuntu-related projects and derivatives -- The Ubuntu community
Summary Ubuntu is a complete, free operating system that emphasizes ease of use, community, and support while enhancing speed, power, and flexibility. It is designed for everyone from computer novices to experts. This title serves a wide audience: novices who just want to test the waters and give Ubuntu a try, intermediate users, and those who want to take the next step toward becoming power users. It is not intended as a guide to highly technical uses like professional systems administration or programming, although there is some technical material here; the focus is on learning the landscape. New in this edition is deep coverage of the groundbreaking, user-experience-focused Unity desktop, an innovative new style of human—computer interaction that has undergone extensive development and testing to provide powerful, industry-leading usability. In addition, you will Learn how to use and customize Ubuntu for home, small business, school, government, and enterprise environments Learn how to quickly update Ubuntu to new release versions with upgraded applications Find up-to-the-minute troubleshooting advice from Ubuntu users worldwide to get the help you need quickly Learn Ubuntu Server installation and administration, including LVM and RAID implementation The DVD includes the complete Ubuntu Linux operating system for installation on PC platforms. The disk is preconfigured with an outstanding desktop environment for both home and business computing, for novices and advanced users
Notes Previous editions by Benjamin Mako Hill and others
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ubuntu (Electronic resource)
Ubuntu (Electronic resource)
Operating systems (Computers)
operating systems.
Operating systems (Computers)
Form Electronic book
Author Graner, Amber.
Rankin, Kyle.
Hill, Benjamin Mako, 1980-
Bacon, Jono.
ISBN 9780133017618