A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 067232993X ISBN-13: 9780672329937
Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed
Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon”
Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed presents comprehensive coverage of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. Windows users, Mac users, and Linux enthusiasts have been increasingly turning to Ubuntu for a user-friendly, easy-to-use Linux distribution.
This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering Ubuntu. You’ll learn how to set up a workstation or a server, and you’ll find complete details on Ubuntu’s easy-to-use desktop and productivity software.
Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed includes a range of coverage: From the software you need in your everyday work, such as the OpenOffice.org productivity suite, to how to configure your Linux desktop to run smoothly using multiple printers, shell scripts, and more.
For the hardcore Linux enthusiast, there is complete coverage of the X Window system, Linux programming, web server administration, and network administration.
Install and configure Ubuntu
Get all your system’s devices and peripherals up and running
Configure and use the X Window System
Manage Linux services and users
Run a printer server
Connect to a local network and the Internet
Set up and administer a web server with Apache
Secure your machine and your network from intruders
Learn shell scripting
Share files with Windows users using Samba
Get productive with OpenOffice.org
Play games on Linux
Use Linux multimedia programs
Create and maintain a MySQL database
Configure a firewall
Set up an FTP server
Use Ubuntu’s development and programming tools
Tune your Ubuntu system for maximum performance
Learn to manage and compile the kernel and modules
Andrew Hudson is a regular freelance contributor to Linux Format magazine, the UK’s largest Linux magazine. He is the co-author of Fedora Unleashed.
Paul Hudson is a professional developer and full-time journalist for Future Publishing. His articles have appeared in Mac Format, PC Answers, PC Format, PC Plus, and Linux Format. He is the co-author of Fedora Unleashed.
The full Ubuntu 7.10 distribution for Intel x86 computers
The complete OpenOffice.org office suite
Hundreds of additional programs and utilities
Category: Operating Systems/Linux
Covers: Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon”
User Level: Intermediate—Advanced