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Lançado em:
Sep 25, 2013
ISBN:
9781783280889
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Ubuntu is widely considered the worlds' most popular Linux distribution. Focusing on simplicity and ease of use, it provides an intuitive desktop environment suitable even for the novice user. Built by a worldwide team of developers, Ubuntu provides a welcoming approach to software.

"Instant Ubuntu" will guide you through the steps required to begin using the Ubuntu Linux distribution on your desktop or laptop. This book provides a guided tour of the installation, followed by an overview of the desktop environment, and an introduction to all of the top applications.

Starting out with detailed instructions on the installation, this book will walk you step-by-step through the basics of getting started. Once you're up and running, you'll be given a full tour of the Ubuntu Dash and Launcher, followed by an outline of the top applications and features.

Approach

Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks. This title is a step-by-step guide to installing and using Ubuntu easily and quickly.

Who this book is for

If you are interested in exploring what Ubuntu Linux has to offer, this is the book for you."Instant Ubuntu" is written from the standpoint of a beginner. All you need to get started with this book is a very basic understanding of computing, such as the ability to burn a DVD and navigate the Internet.

Lançado em:
Sep 25, 2013
ISBN:
9781783280889
Formato:
Livro

Sobre o autor

Christer Edwards began his career as a professional Linux instructor and avid technical blogger, publishing regular tutorials on using and improving Ubuntu systems. His love of teaching soon led him to a part-time instructor position at the University of Utah where he has taught a variety of topics. In his day job he currently works as a System Administrator for a large international company, maintaining thousands of servers worldwide. He currently lives in Utah, where he enjoys exploring the outdoors.

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1. Instant Ubuntu

So, what is Ubuntu?

Installation

Step 1 – download

Step 2 – installer

Step 3 – reboot

And that's it!

Quick start – desktop tour

Launcher

Ubuntu Dashboard

Home Folder

Firefox web browser

LibreOffice Writer

LibreOffice Calc

LibreOffice Impress

Ubuntu Software Center

Ubuntu One

System Settings

Workspaces

Trash

Ubuntu status bar

Network Manager

Top 10 features you need to know about

Accessibility

Accessories

Customization

Games

Graphics

Internet

Media

Office

System

Software sources

A few extras

People and places you should get to know

Official sites

Community

Blogs

Twitter

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Christer Edwards

Reviewer

Goldin Evgeny

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About the Author

Christer Edwards began his career as a professional Linux instructor and avid technical blogger, publishing regular tutorials on using and improving Ubuntu systems. His love for teaching soon led him to a part- time instructor position at the University of Utah, where he has taught a variety of topics. In his day job, he currently works as a System Administrator for a large international company maintaining thousands of servers worldwide. He currently lives in Utah, where he enjoys exploring the outdoors.

I'd like to thank Casandra for her support in writing this book.

About the Reviewer

Goldin Evgeny is a veteran Java developer, starting with JVM bytecode instrumentation at IBM, and going all the way through enterprise application and web development at BMC and Thomson Reuters. He currently works as a build, automation, and release engineer.

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    I loved this book. Before this read i hadn't ever used Linux."that is on a computer" And this book really took away all the uncertainty of wondering if I was capable of ever learning to operate Linux. The book was excellent from my standpoint.