Moving From Windows to Linux / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
Moving from Windows to Linux, Second Edition is a step-by-step walk through the transition from Windows to Linux. This completely updated version of the best-selling book teaches Windows users how to make their PC a Linux PC. It covers the latest in Linux distributions, and provides Windows users with the information they need to choose the one that will best suit their needs. From there, the book works through the transition from Windows to SuSE Linux 9.3, leveraging what Windows users already know, and applying that knowledge to Linux. The transition from applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop to their Linux counterparts KWord, Open Office, and GIMP are treated thoroughly and made easy. Real-world, hands-on examples and troubleshooting problems are also included. After reading through the book, any knowledgeable user of Windows will be able to set up, maintain, and utilize all aspects of a Linux PC.
|Series:||Charles River Media Networking and Security Series|
|Edition description:||2ND BK&DVD|
|Product dimensions:||7.46(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.33(d)|
|Age Range:||3 Months|
About the Author
Chuck Easttom is the author of 13 computer science books, including the popular MOVING FROM WINDOWS TO LINUX. He was one of the experts who helped to create the CompTIA Linux+ certification, and he teaches Linux+ certification courses. He also holds a host of other IT certifications, including MCP, MCSA,MCSE, MCAD,MCTS (Windows 7,Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, and Visual Studio 2010), MCITP (Windows 7 and SQL Server 2008), MCDBA, MCT, A+, Network+, Linux+, iNet+, Server+, CEH, CHFI, ECSA, CISSP, and ISSAP. He currently has seven provisional patents, all related to computer science.
Bryan Hoff (Surrey, BC) is a freelance Web designer, digital artist and animator whose credits include movie and television effects, online games, 3D corporate animation, Flash and traditional Web site design. He has written articles for Element K Journals, LinuxWorld Magazine, and InformIT.com. In addition, he has also written e-books on blogging, created Web sites, and regularly teaches classes for Element K online.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1 Linux Fundamentals Chapter 1 Making the Move from Windows to Linux Chapter 2 Linux Distributions Chapter 3 Installing Linux Chapter 4 Basics of the Linux Operating System Part II The Linux Graphical User Interface Chapter 5 System Configuration in KDE Chapter 6 Using KDE for Everything You Used to Do in Windows Chapter 7 Linux Administration from KDE Chapter 8 The GNOME Interface Part III Moving from Microsoft Office to Open Office Chapter 9 Moving from Microsoft Word to Open Office Writer Chapter 10 Spreadsheets with Open Office Calc Chapter 11 Moving from Microsoft PowerPoint to Open Office Impress Chapter 12 Other Open Office Applications Part IV Important Linux Applications Chapter 13 Web Browsers, Email, and Internet Applications Chapter 14 Moving from Adobe Photoshop to GIMP Chapter 15 Miscellaneous Linux Applications Chapter 16 Web Servers in Linux Chapter 17 Fun and Games in Linux Chapter 18 Linux Shell Commands Chapter 19 System Admnistration from the Shell Chapter 20 Basic Shell Scripting Chapter 21 Advanced Shell Functions Chapter 22 Samba, Printing, and More Appendix A About the DVD-ROM Appendix B Other Resources Appendix C Glossary of Linux and Operating System Terms Appendix D Answers to Review Questions Appendix E PC Hardware Index