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Linux for Dummies
by Richard Blum and Dee-Ann Leblanc


Overview - One of the fastest ways to learn Linux is with this perennial favorite

Eight previous top-selling editions of Linux For Dummies can't be wrong. If you've been wanting to migrate to Linux, this book is the best way to get there. Written in easy-to-follow, everyday terms, Linux For Dummies 9th Edition gets you started by concentrating on two distributions of Linux that beginners love: the Ubuntu LiveCD distribution and the gOS Linux distribution, which comes pre-installed on Everex computers.  Read more...


 
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More About Linux for Dummies by Richard Blum; Dee-Ann Leblanc
 
 
 
Overview
One of the fastest ways to learn Linux is with this perennial favorite

Eight previous top-selling editions of Linux For Dummies can't be wrong. If you've been wanting to migrate to Linux, this book is the best way to get there. Written in easy-to-follow, everyday terms, Linux For Dummies 9th Edition gets you started by concentrating on two distributions of Linux that beginners love: the Ubuntu LiveCD distribution and the gOS Linux distribution, which comes pre-installed on Everex computers. The book also covers the full Fedora distribution.

  • Linux is an open-source operating system and a low-cost or free alternative to Microsoft Windows; of numerous distributions of Linux, this book covers Ubuntu Linux, Fedora Core Linux, and gOS Linux, and includes them on the DVD.
  • Install new open source software via Synaptic or RPM package managers
  • Use free software to browse the Web, listen to music, read e-mail, edit photos, and even run Windows in a virtualized environment
  • Get acquainted with the Linux command line

If you want to get a solid foundation in Linux, this popular, accessible book is for you.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780470467015
  • ISBN-10: 0470467010
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • Publish Date: August 2009
  • Page Count: 438
  • Dimensions: 1.25 x 7.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 pounds


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