Linux Bible 2011 Edition: Boot up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 13 Other Distributions

Linux Bible 2011 Edition: Boot up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 13 Other Distributions

by Christopher Negus
     
 

The most up-to-date guide on the latest version of Linux

Linux is an excellent, low-cost alternative to more expensive operating systems and its popularity continues to remain on the rise. This comprehensive resource offers more than 100 pages of the most sought-after Linux commands, provides new tutorial chapters aimed specifically at Windows desktop

Overview

The most up-to-date guide on the latest version of Linux

Linux is an excellent, low-cost alternative to more expensive operating systems and its popularity continues to remain on the rise. This comprehensive resource offers more than 100 pages of the most sought-after Linux commands, provides new tutorial chapters aimed specifically at Windows desktop users and Windows administrators, and includes a new chapter on using Linux on gadgets. You’ll get up to speed with Linux so that you can install secure, fully functioning Linux server systems.

  • Shows you what Linux is capable of, how to install it, how to make the most of its features, and ways to make use of its commands
  • Provides step-by-step instructions for transitioning to Linux and explains how to choose which distribution is right for you, find and use the applications you need, set up the desktop to be the way you like it, and more
  • Walks you through transferring your stuff (music, documents, and images) from Windows to Linux

Whether you're making the transition from Windows or Macintosh and need to choose which distribution is right for you or you are already savvy with Linux and need a thoroughly up-to-date guide on its newest features, Linux Bible 2011 Edition is a must have!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470929988
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/04/2011
Series:
Bible Series , #677
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Chris Negus has written or co-written dozens of books on Linux and UNIX, including Red Hat Linux Bible (all editions), CentOS Bible, Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Bible, Linux Troubleshooting Bible, Linux Toys, and Linux Toys II. Recently, Chris co-authored several  books for the new Toolbox series for power users: Fedora Linux Toolbox, SUSE Linux Toolbox, Ubuntu Linux Toolbox, Mac OS X, and BSD UNIX Toolbox.

For eight years Chris worked with the organization at AT&T that developed UNIX before moving to Utah to help contribute to Novell’s UnixWare project in the early 1990s. When not writing about Linux, Chris enjoys playing soccer and just hanging out with his family.

Currently, Chris is employed by Red Hat, Inc. as a Linux instructor. He teaches classes and gives exams to those seeking Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certifications.

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