Ubuntu: The Complete Reference by Richard Petersen
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Ubuntu: The Complete Reference
By Richard Petersen

Ubuntu: The Complete Reference

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Ubuntu: The Complete Reference by Richard Petersen

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The Definitive Guide to Ubuntu--Covers Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Maximize the powerful features of Ubuntu with expert guidance, tips, and techniques from bestselling Linux author Richard Petersen. Packed with clear explanations and detailed examples, this comprehensive volume shows you how to get off the ground with Ubuntu, set up hardware and Internet connections, and use the latest system and network administration utilities. Ubuntu: The Complete Reference covers the desktops, shells, and administration tools for users, printers, services, and networks. Get full details on the latest Ubuntu-compatible office, mail, Web, and multimedia software, along with remote access (Vinagre), virtualization (KVM and Xen) and service managment (Upstart).You'll also learn how to interoperate with Windows networks and deploy reliable security using PolicyKit, Seahorse, AppArmor, SELinux, netfilter, and the Secure Shell. Install Ubuntu using Live CDs, the Install DVD, or Wubi Windows virtual disk Configure printers, devices, and network connections Access Linux using GNOME, KDE, KDE4, and XFce desktops Manage software with Synaptic Package Manager and APT Work with the BASH shell command, configuration, and file management capabilities Use office, Web (Firefox 3), mail, and multimedia applications (PulseAudio) Manage file systems including RAID and LVM Secure Ubuntu using PolicyKit authentication, Seahorse encryption, SSH and Kerberos security, AppArmor access controls, and Firestarter and UFW firewalls Use SAMBA and NFS to share network resources

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071598460
ISBN-10: 0071598464
Format: Paperback
(226mm x 185mm x 37mm)
Pages: 722
Imprint: Osborne/McGraw-Hill
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard Petersen

Richard Petersen, MLIS, teaches at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of all six editions of Linux: The Complete Reference and Fedora 7 & Red Hat Enterprise Linux: The Complete Reference.

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