How To Do Everything

How To Do Everything

by Jeffrey T. Orloff

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Overview

How To Do Everything by Jeffrey T. Orloff

Your hands-on guide to Ubuntu

Now it's easier than ever to get the most out of this wildly popular version of Linux. How to Do Everything: Ubuntu leads you through the interface, the built-in applications, and the process of installing software and peripherals. You'll get details on the full-featured OpenOffice.org productivity suite, as well as the fun side of Ubuntu, including graphics, photos, music, videos, and games. Maximize the power of Ubuntu-on PCs or Macs-with help from this practical guide.

  • Install Ubuntu and navigate the GNOME desktop
  • Add hardware, software, and peripheral devices
  • Secure your computer with Firestarter, anti-virus programs, and backup/restore software
  • Use the OpenOffice.org suite components-Writer, Calc, Base, Impress, Math, and Draw
  • Set up a network and connect to the Internet via Firefox
  • Create and publish your own website
  • Use Windows applications in Ubuntu
  • Play games and enjoy multimedia applications
  • Work with Linux shell commands
  • Learn to use the vi and Emacs text editors

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071549363
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/18/2008
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey T. Orloff is a founding member of SafeWave.org and serves as the director of technology. He has also taught post-secondary classes in Windows Server, IT Security, and Linux and has worked in educational technology for more than 13 years.

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