Ubuntu
Powerful Hacks and Customizations
By Neal Krawetz
Publisher: Wiley
Released: March 2010
Pages: 528

Hacks, tips, and tricks to put your OS into overdrive

Whether it's speed, glitz, sounds, or security, you want to get the most out of your Ubuntu Linux system. This book shows you how to do just that. You'll find out how to customize the user interface, implement networking tools, optimize video, and more. You'll then be able to build on these hacks to further tune, tweak, and customize Ubuntu to meet all your needs. The basic Ubuntu system is good, but with a few modifications, it can be made great.

This book is packed with techniques that will help you:

  • Choose the right options when installing Ubuntu onto a Netbook, server, or other system

  • Install files for interoperability and collaborate with non-Linux systems

  • Tune the operating system for optimal performance

  • Enhance your graphics to take them to the next level

  • Navigate the desktop, manage windows, and multitask between applications

  • Check for vulnerabilities and prevent undesirable access

  • Learn tricks to safely opening up the system with external network services

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