Linux For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))
Brand: For Dummies

Linux For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

  • Publish Date: 2005-03-04
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Dee-Ann LeBlanc

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Previous editions of Linux For Dummies have garnered rave reviews. However, theres one scary term applied to themoutdated! The 6th Edition remedies that with easy-to-understand information on the latest version of the most popular Linux distributions, including Fedora Core, SuSE, Mandrake, Xandros, Linspire, and Knoppix. This guide walks you though installing, configuring, tuning, and using each version of Linux, the low-cost, secure alternative to expensive operating systems. Youll discover how to:

  • Prep your computer for Linux
  • Boot and stop Linux
  • Connect to the Internet, e-mail, surf the Web, and access and use cool Internet tools
  • Manage files and directories
  • Do word processing and more with Open Office.org
  • Updated material includes:
  • Info on the wireless Internet connection
  • Coverage of the new SELinux infrastructure, an important new security feature
  • Updated GNOME and KDE coverage

Written by Dee-Ann LeBlanc, award-winning author of numerous books and articles and author or coauthor of the popular previous editions of Linux For Dummies, this edition not only guides you step by step, it also includes an appendix of common Linux commands and a comprehensive index so you can find what you need to know without taking extra steps.

The bonus DVD includes:

  • The full, installable version of Fedora Core 3 and Knoppix
  • ISO images (that will save hours of downloading time) for SUSE live, Mandrake full version, Xandros Open Circulation version, and Linspire full version

If you want to explore the different distributions of Linux, this is the guide for you!


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