Getting Down to Business in Linux

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I have to admit it, when I think about the joys of computing, I tend to think of the more hedonistic, self-indulgent areas like gaming, music, and graphics. Still, as is the case for most computer users, what I usually end up doing on my computer is work, and writing this book falls into that category.

Fortunately, Linux can get down to business and do it as well as the next OS. I think it's safe to say that you are missing nothing and are probably gaining quite a bit in terms of home and office productivity programs in the world of Linux. In this chapter, I'll walk you through the Linux ...

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