Hacking Ubuntu: Serious Hacks Mods and Customizations

Hacking Ubuntu: Serious Hacks Mods and Customizations

by Neal Krawetz
     
 
Ubuntu, an African word meaning “humanity to others,” is the hottest thing in Linux today. This down-and-dirty book shows you how they can blow away the default system settings and get Ubuntu to behave however you want. You’ll learn how to optimize its appearance, speed, usability, and security and get the low-down on hundreds of hacks such as

Overview

Ubuntu, an African word meaning “humanity to others,” is the hottest thing in Linux today. This down-and-dirty book shows you how they can blow away the default system settings and get Ubuntu to behave however you want. You’ll learn how to optimize its appearance, speed, usability, and security and get the low-down on hundreds of hacks such as running Ubuntu from a USB drive, installing it on a Mac, enabling multiple CPUs, and putting scripts in menus and panels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470108727
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/23/2007
Series:
ExtremeTech Series, #44
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.85(d)

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Meet the Author

Neal Krawetz, PhD, has been active in the security community for more than 15 years. He is skilled in computer forensics, profiling, cryptography and cryptanalysis, artificial intelligence, and software solutions, and often assists law enforcement. Neal enjoys a novel hobby—he collects operating systems. He's currently running RedHat, Ubuntu, Mac OS X, OpenBSD, Microsoft Windows, OS/2, Solaris, and HP-UX, among others.

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