Linux Bible 2011 Edition, 7th Edition
Boot up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 13 Other Distributions
By Christopher Negus
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: December 2010
Pages: 744

Try out 18 different Linux distributions to see which is right for you

Inside many stock exchanges, mobile phones, and Internet servers is an operating system that many people haven't even heard of—it's called Linux. Today, you can run this open-source software on your personal desktop, on an Internet server, or as a programming workstation. In this complete guide from Linux expert Christopher Negus are all the instructions and software you need to install, set up, and use Linux.

  • Install, set up, and use the latest Linux systems for desktops and servers

  • Configure the perfect Linux desktop system for you

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

  • Set up your own print, file, e-mail, and Web servers

  • Get a stable and secure system using Linux security tools

  • Create your own cool apps with useful programming tools

A total of 18 different Linux distributions are included on the DVD!

  • To try out Linux, boot directly Ubuntu, openSUSE, KNOPPIX, Fedora, PCLinuxOS, Gentoo, BackTrack, and other live Linux distributions

  • To keep Linux permanently, install those and other distributions to your hard disk

What's on the DVD?

  • Ubuntu Linux (live/install)

  • Fedora Linux (install)

  • openSUSE (live/install)

  • KNOPPIX (live/install)

  • Gentoo Linux (live/install)

  • Slackware® Linux (install)

  • PCLinuxOS (live/install)

  • BackTrack (live)

  • AntiX (live/install)

  • INSERT (live)

  • Puppy Linux (live/install)

  • Debian GNU/Linux (live/install)

  • Damn Small Linux (live/install)

  • SLAX (live)

  • System Rescue CD (live)

  • Coyote Linux (floppy firewall)

  • TinyCore (live)

  • CentOS Linux (live/install)

System Requirements:

  • All software built for x86 computers

  • See chapters on each distribution for system requirements

Turn your PC into a Linux desktop system

Learn to use Linux as a system administrator

Find and install loads of free software apps

Product Details
Recommended for You
Customer Reviews
Buy 2 Get 1 Free Free Shipping Guarantee
Buying Options
Immediate Access - Go Digital what's this?
Ebook:  $49.99
Formats:  ePub, Mobi, PDF