Linux for Your Laptop

Linux for Your Laptop

by Bill Ball
     
 

Laptops present unique challenges for Linux users. They use additional hardware and drivers, are used in changing environments, and require special security strategies. Linux for Your Laptop takes on these challenges and gives you hints for selecting the best notebook for your needs, successfully installing Linux on your laptop, optimizing Linux performance, and…  See more details below

Overview

Laptops present unique challenges for Linux users. They use additional hardware and drivers, are used in changing environments, and require special security strategies. Linux for Your Laptop takes on these challenges and gives you hints for selecting the best notebook for your needs, successfully installing Linux on your laptop, optimizing Linux performance, and troubleshooting problems that occur on the road. For the intermediate Linux user, this book is geared toward people who are familiar with Linux software because they use it on their desktops, but who are facing the challenge of running it smoothly on their laptop computers. It will be a valuable tool for companies and individuals alike.

Editorial Reviews

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Aiming for comprehensiveness, this guide provides step-by-step directions to guide users in the intricacies of installing and configuring Linux for the notebook computer. Linuxcare bootable business card for Intel-based Linux systems includes a bootable rescue disk, recovery disk, files to create a Linux boot diskette, diagnostics and testing tools, and other features. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761528166
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
467
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.17(h) x 1.09(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Ball is the author of a number of bestselling books about Linux. He has been using Linux since kernel version 0.99 and is an advocate of the Open-Source movement. He is a member of the Northern Virginia Linux Users Group (NOVALUG).

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