Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed, 3rd Edition

A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 067232993X ISBN-13: 9780672329937   Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed   Andrew Hudson Paul Hudson   DVD Includes Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon”   Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed presents comprehensive coverage of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. Windows users, Mac users, and Linux enthusiasts have been increasingly turning to Ubuntu for a user-friendly, easy-to-use Linux distribution.   This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering Ubuntu. You’ll learn how to set up a workstation or a server, and you’ll find complete details on Ubuntu’s easy-to-use desktop and productivity software.   Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed includes a range of coverage: From the software you need in your everyday work, such as the OpenOffice.org productivity suite, to how to configure your Linux desktop to run smoothly using multiple printers, shell scripts, and more.   For the hardcore Linux enthusiast, there is complete coverage of the X Window system, Linux programming, web server administration, and network administration.   Install and configure Ubuntu Get all your system’s devices and peripherals up and running Configure and use the X Window System Manage Linux services and users Run a printer server Connect to a local network and the Internet Set up and administer a web server with Apache Secure your machine and your network from intruders Learn shell scripting Share files with Windows users using Samba Get productive with OpenOffice.org Play games on Linux Use Linux multimedia programs Create and maintain a MySQL database Configure a firewall Set up an FTP server Use Ubuntu’s development and programming tools Tune your Ubuntu system for maximum performance Learn to manage and compile the kernel and modules   Andrew Hudson is a regular freelance contributor to Linux Format magazine, the UK’s largest Linux magazine. He is the co-author of Fedora Unleashed.   Paul Hudson is a professional developer and full-time journalist for Future Publishing. His articles have appeared in Mac Format, PC Answers, PC Format, PC Plus, and Linux Format. He is the co-author of Fedora Unleashed.   DVD includes The full Ubuntu 7.10 distribution for Intel x86 computers The complete OpenOffice.org office suite Hundreds of additional programs and utilities   Category: Operating Systems/Linux Covers: Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon” User Level: Intermediate—Advanced    

Author: Andrew Hudson

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