Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference
by Keir Thomas
Publisher: CreateSpace 2009
Number of pages: 166
This is a compact yet comprehensive guide for everyday Ubuntu use, written by the award-winning and best-selling Ubuntu author Keir Thomas. First, you'll learn about installation--getting Ubuntu onto your computer--after which you'll learn how to configure your computer's hardware. Following this, you'll be introduced to the Ubuntu desktop, and the tricks and techniques of efficient day-to-day usage. The book then describes the highways of the Ubuntu filesystem, and gives a full run-down of the Ubuntu file manager. Next, the command-line is tackled in-depth, after which software management is explained. Finally, system security is described.
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