Feature-rich, fast, and free - what's not to love about Linux?You're going to love Linux, the open-source operating system that lets you create documents, browse the Web, work with audio and video files, and everything else you need without tossing your wallet out the windows. This easy-to-use guide tells you what you need to know to get a Linux desktop system installed, personalized, and working just for you!Start here - if you're new to Linux, learn what it is, how it works, and how to install it on your computerGet to know the GNOME - and the KDEr, the two Linux desktopsNow the fun begins - enjoy music, video, and games; use the GIMP image editor; explore the Internet; and make Skype phone callsGot work to do? - use the word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software suite from OpenOffice.orgA teeny bit techie - discover how to handle file formats, create and manage user accounts, secure your system, and use virtual serversOpen the book and find:What "open source" means and how it worksWhen to consider a dual boot installationAn overview of different Linux distributionsHow to use the Linux filesystemTips for adding software to LinuxTroubleshooting adviceHow to burn CDs and listen to Internet radioCool Google Gadgets and how to add them to your desktopBonus DVD Includes ISOs of Ubuntu Linux 9.04
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July 16, 2009
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