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Written by:
Alexio
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Format: eBook

 Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference


The ultimate Ubuntu book!

Written by award-winning author Keir Thomas, Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference is a totally unique and concise guide for everyday Ubuntu use.

Click here to download the PDF Edition of Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference

Contents:

  • A brief introduction:
    • What is Ubuntu?
    • What makes Ubuntu special
    • What Ubuntu offers
    • How to read this book
  1. Installing Ubuntu:
    • Types of installation
    • Preparing your PC for Ubuntu
    • Getting Ubuntu
    • Creating an install CD
    • Step-by-step: Installing Ubuntu
  2. Configuring Ubuntu:
    • Getting started
    • Keyboard and mouse/trackpad
    • Graphics
    • Sound
    • Getting online
    • Printers
    • Removable storage
    • Scanners
    • Bluetooth
  3. Getting to grips with the desktop:
    • Logging in
    • The layout of the desktop
    • Virtual desktops
    • Personalizing
    • Useful applications
    • Cutting, copying, and pasting
    • Desktop search
    • Deskbar
    • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Adding new users
    • Making programs start automatically
    • Dealing with crashed programs
    • Changing the time & date
    • Rebooting and shutting down
  4. Users and the filesystem:
    • How Ubuntu handles files
    • Understanding users
    • Nautilus: An overview
    • Day-to-day file management
    • File compression
  5. Hands-on at the command-line:
    • All about the shell
    • Understanding the prompt
    • How commands work
    • Complex filenames
    • Relative and absolute paths
    • Running programs
  6. Software management:
    • All about package management
    • Synaptic: An overview
    • Typical tasks
    • Command-line software management
    • Working with repositories
    • Compiling from source code
  7. Securing the system:
    • System updates
    • Configuring the firewall
    • Installing antivirus
    • Encrypting files and folders
    • Enhancing web browser security

Appendix:

  • Glossary of terms
  • Learning more and getting help:
    • Books and magazines
    • Online help
    • Built-in documentation

Tags: Ubuntu guide reference
Created: 7 years ago.
Last edited: 7 years ago.
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7 years ago

clem
@Alexio: Please fix the layout in the table of contents.  

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