Ubuntu Apps: Application Directory, Tips, and Customization Guide
by Kevin Prag
Publisher: Global Niches 2009
Number of pages: 298
Ubuntu Apps is an application guide for Ubuntu 8.04, 8.10, 9.04 and up. It features screen shots of the top Linux applications, shows how to install them using apt-get, Synaptic or using other means. This list of apps was compiled after scouring the internet for the best applications for Linux. Also featured in the book is how to clone a Ubuntu based installation using Gparted as well as how to download and install all of the applications listed in this book using a simple script provided.
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