Essential skills for the information age. Master state-of-the-art computer skills quickly and confidently with the Essential Computers series. These clear and concise step-by-step visual guides are designed to help beginners acquire all the techniques necessary to use today's information technology, from word processing and desktop publishing to computer games and the internet. Linux: An Introduction helps you to master the basics of running a completely different operating system on your PC, and includes: Finding out where to obtain Linux, Learning about Distributions, Establishing hardware requirements, Choosing software applications, Using essential keyboard shortcuts, Accessing other drives, Creating symlinks, Using The GIMP, Installing capplets, and Getting online with Linux.
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