Powerful Hacks and Customizations
By Neal Krawetz
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: 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 getthe most out of your Ubuntu Linux system. This book shows you howto do just that. You'll find out how to customize the userinterface, 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 Ubuntusystem is good, but with a few modifications, it can be madegreat.

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 withnon-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 betweenapplications

  • Check for vulnerabilities and prevent undesirable access

  • Learn tricks to safely opening up the system with externalnetwork services

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