Linux Bible
Boot Up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 11 Other Distributions
By Christopher Negus
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: February 2008
Pages: 845

The perfect book to help you make the move to Linux

With Linux, you can start with a full-featured desktop computer and scale up to powerful corporate servers. Get the most out of Linux for your home, small business, school, or corporate computing needs with this comprehensive reference as your guide. You'll walk through 16 different Linux distributions, find step-by-step instructions, and see how other enterprising Linux do-it-yourselfers are creating powerful and inexpensive systems. This is the book you need to succeed with Linux.

  • Master Linux for desktops, servers, and workstations

  • Find, install, and use tons of free and open source software

  • Create your own cool apps with useful programming tools

  • Launch all your music, video, images, and documents in Linux

  • Browse, e-mail, or chat over the Internet from a Linux desktop

  • Set up your own e-mail and Web (LAMP) servers

  • Make safe connections with firewalls and other security tools

A total of 16 different Linux distributions are included on the DVD and CD-ROM.

  • To try out Linux, boot directly to KNOPPIX, openSUSE, Ubuntu, Gentoo, BackTrack, and other live Linux distributions
  • To keep Linux permanently, install Fedora, Ubuntu, openSUSE, Debian, Damn Small Linux, Slackware Linux, and other distributions to your hard disk

What's on the DVD and CD-ROM?

DVD Includes

  • Ubuntu Linux (live/install)

  • Fedora Linux (install)

  • openSUSE (live/install)

  • KNOPPIX (live)

  • Freespire (live/install)

  • Gentoo Linux (install)

  • Slackware® Linux (install)

  • BackTrack (live)

  • Mandriva One (live/install)

CD-ROM Includes

  • Debian GNU/Linux (install)

  • Damn Small Linux (live/install)

  • SLAX (live/install)

  • System Rescue CD (live)

  • INSERT (live)

  • Puppy Linux (live)

  • Gentoo Linux (install)

  • Coyote Linux (floppy firewall)

System Requirements:
All software built for x86 computers
See chapters on each distribution for system requirements

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