Linux: An Introduction

Linux: An Introduction

by Adele Hayward (Editor)




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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789480491
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Series: Essential Computers Series
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 6.96(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Brian Cooper has worked for a range of companies, from financial software houses to scientific research organizations. His IT-related specialties include Windows, multimedia, and the internet, and he has produced manuals, user guides, and CD-ROMs covering these areas. He now works as a writer, website designer, and associate consultant.

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