Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition: Covering 10.10 and 11.04 (6th Edition)

By Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke, Ryan Troy

Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition provides complex insurance of the preferred Ubuntu distribution of Linux. home windows clients, Mac clients, and Linux fans were more and more turning to Ubuntu for a uncomplicated and easy-to-use Linux distribution that continues to be priceless to strength users.

This booklet offers precise details on fitting, utilizing, and administering Ubuntu. you are going to how one can manage a notebook or a server, info on Ubuntu’s easy-to-use laptop and productiveness software program, and you'll find issues of curiosity to either informal and critical developers.

Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition contains a variety of insurance: From the software program you would like daily for productiveness and pleasure, to how you can configure your Linux machine to run easily, to complicated issues like structures management and software program improvement, and masses extra.

Some books excel at supporting newbies take child steps. there's a few starting fabric in Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 version. despite the fact that, this booklet is meant for someone who desires to circulation past the fundamentals of utilizing Ubuntu into the world of an intermediate or complex user.

* set up and configure Ubuntu
* Get all of your system’s units and peripherals up and running
* Configure and customise your image person interface
* deal with Linux prone and users
* safe your computer and your community from intruders
* Configure a firewall
* proportion records with home windows clients utilizing Samba
* Get efficient with workplace tools
* Use multimedia programs
* Play games
* arrange and run a variety of kinds of servers
* research the fundamentals of numerous programming languages
* the right way to write a software program program quickly
* perform Ubuntu QA testing
* track your method for max performance
* discover ways to deal with and assemble the kernel and modules

Ubuntu 10.10 on DVD
DVD contains the entire Ubuntu 10.10 distribution for Intel x86 desktops in addition to the full OpenOffice.org place of work suite and 1000s of extra courses and utilities.
unfastened Upgrade!
buy this e-book every time in 2011 and obtain a loose Ubuntu 11.04 improve package by way of mail (U.S. or Canada simply) after Ubuntu 11.04 is released.
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Category: Operating Systems/Linux
Covers: Ubuntu 10.10
User Level: Intermediate—Advanced

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Forty three operating with GNOME forty-one The GNOME laptop atmosphere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty two Eye sweet for the loads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty three easy X options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty four utilizing X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty five components of the xorg. conf dossier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty six Configuring X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty one beginning X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty two utilizing a show supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty two Configuring Your Login display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty three altering Window Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty four Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty five four Command Line Quickstart fifty seven what's the Command Line? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty seven Navigating during the dossier method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty two dealing with documents with the Shell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty five operating with Compressed records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty six crucial instructions from the /bin and /sbin Directories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty seven utilizing and enhancing documents within the /etc listing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty seven retaining the Contents of consumer Directories—/home. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty eight utilizing the Contents of the /proc listing to have interaction with the Kernel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty eight operating with Shared info within the /usr listing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 transitority dossier garage within the /tmp listing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 having access to Variable info documents within the /var listing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Logging In to and dealing with Linux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Text-Based Console Login . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy one Logging Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy one Logging out and in from a distant laptop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy one utilizing setting Variables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy two Contents vii utilizing the textual content Editors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy six operating with vi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy six operating with emacs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy seven operating with Permissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy nine Assigning Permissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty listing Permissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty one realizing Set person identity and Set workforce identification Permissions .

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