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Beginning Ubuntu Linux - From Novice to Professional (2006)
Front Cover Book Details
Keir Thomas
Publication Date 2006
Format Paperback
Publisher Apress L. P.
This is the first book of its kind to cover the hottest new Linux distribution, and will teach you how to make the most of your Ubuntu desktop. First, the book introduces you to the world of Linux and the open source community, and then outlines Ubuntu installation and configuration in detail. You†ll learn how to wield control over your newly installed operating system. Then you†ll learn about system customization opportunities and fun tasks like listening to audio CDs and MP3s, viewing movies, performing office and Internet-related tasks, and maintaining your Ubuntu system in general.

The book comes with a CD containing the complete Ubuntu distribution. You are encouraged to take full advantage of this powerful operating system by inserting the disk into the drive, and then following closely along with the supplementary material.

Author Information

Keir Thomas

Keir Thomas has been writing about computers, operating systems and software for a decade. He has edited several best-selling computer magazines, among them LinuxUser & Developer, PC Utilities and PC Extreme, and worked as part of the editorial staff on a range of other titles. He was formerly Technical Group Editor at Live Publishing. Throughout his career, his aim has been to explain advanced and confusing technology in ways that the average person can understand.

Thomas currently works as a freelance writer and editor. He is the author of three books by Apress. Thomas lives on the side of a mountain in England and his hobbies include hiking and playing musical instruments.

Personal Details
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 9/2/2006
Index 186
Read It No
Links Barnes & Noble
Product Details
ISBN 1590596277
First Edition No
Rare No