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Linux Hardware Handbook

Linux Hardware Handbook

by Rod Smith
     
 
Linux Hardware Handbook shows you how to make purchasing and installation decisions concerning hardware for Linux computers. Don't wade through scattered documentation to determine what products work and what products don't—this book provides general guidance and information on what will help you and what to avoid. This book helps you gain a greater

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Linux Hardware Handbook shows you how to make purchasing and installation decisions concerning hardware for Linux computers. Don't wade through scattered documentation to determine what products work and what products don't—this book provides general guidance and information on what will help you and what to avoid. This book helps you gain a greater understanding of the issues surrounding Linux and make more informed purchase decisions. Get the knowledge you need to decide whether to even attempt installing Linux on a given computer. Topics covered include core systems, storage disks, input/output devices, notebooks, and audio/video cards.

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A guide for those considering using Linux or buying new hardware for an existing Linux system, with sections on core systems, storage, audio/video, input/output, and prebuilt systems. Appendices offer information on drivers and list hardware manufacturers. Information is geared toward typical Linux consumers rather than hardware professionals. Smith has written for several computer magazines, including , maintains several Web pages devoted to Linux, and has written three other computing books. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672319181
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/21/2000
Pages:
700
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.59(d)

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