It's the fastest-growing, coolest Linux distribution out there, and now you can join the excitement with this information-packed guide. Want to edit graphics? Create a spreadsheet? Manage groups? Set up an NFS server? You'll learn it all and more with the expert guidance, tips, and techniques in this first-ever soup-to-nuts book on Ubuntu. From the basics for newcomers to enterprise management for system administrators, it's what you need to succeed with Ubuntu.
Master the fundamentals for desktop and networks
Send e-mail, share files, edit text, and print
Download music, watch DVDs, and play games
Use Ubuntu on laptops, go wireless, or synch it with your PDA
Set up Web, mail, print, DNS, DHCP, and other servers
Manage groups and secure your network
What's on the CD-ROM?
Test-drive Ubuntu on your computer without changing a thing using the bootable Ubuntu Desktop Live CD included with this book. If you decide to install it permanently, a simple, easy-to-use installer is provided. Also on the CD, you'll find:
Popular open-source software for Microsoft® Windows®, such as AbiWord, Firefox®, GIMP, and more
An easy-to-use application that simplifies installing these programs on your Microsoft Windows system
System Requirements: Please see the "About the CD-ROM Appendix" for details and complete system requirements.