The Resource Linux all-in-one desk reference for dummies, by Naba Barkakati, (electronic resource)

Linux all-in-one desk reference for dummies, by Naba Barkakati, (electronic resource)

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Linux all-in-one desk reference for dummies
Title
Linux all-in-one desk reference for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Naba Barkakati
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Organized into eight task-oriented minibooks, this comprehensive 816-page guide shows beginning-to-intermediate users how to get up and running with today's top five Linux distributions: Fedora Core, SUSE, Debian, Xandros, and Knoppix The companion DVD features the full installable versions of Fedora Core 3 and Knoppix and the ISO images (saving hours of downloading time) for the following distributions: SUSE live, Debian full version, and Xandros Open Circulation version.Features step-by-step installation instructions for each distributionThe minibooks offer humorous, easy-
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1956-
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Barkakati, Nabajyoti
Dewey number
  • 005.4/32
  • 005.446
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QA76.76.O63
LC item number
B3655 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
--For dummies
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Operating systems (Computers)
Label
Linux all-in-one desk reference for dummies, by Naba Barkakati, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • About the Author; Dedication; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You Don't Have to Read; Who Are You?; How This Book Is Organized; What's on the DVD?; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Book I: Linux Basics; Contents at a Glance; Chapter 1: Introducing Linux; What Is Linux?; What a Linux Distribution Includes; What Linux Helps You Manage; Getting Started; Chapter 2: Installing Linux; Following the Installation Steps; Burning CDs from ISO Images; Checking Your PC's Hardware
  • Setting Aside Space for Linux Trying Out Knoppix Live CD; Installing Debian GNU/Linux; Installing Fedora Core; Installing SUSE Linux; Installing Xandros Desktop; Chapter 3: Troubleshooting and Configuring Linux; Using Text Mode Installation; Disabling Hardware Probing in Fedora; Troubleshooting X; Resolving Other Installation Problems; Setting Up Printers; Managing DVDs and CD-ROMs; Installing Other Software; Chapter 4: Trying Out Linux; Starting Linux; Exploring GUI Desktops; Playing with the Shell; Shutting Down; Book II: Linux Desktops; Contents at a Glance
  • Chapter 1: Introducing the GUI Desktops Getting to Know the Common Features of the GUIs; Introducing Debian's KDE Desktop; Introducing Fedora Core's GNOME Desktop; Introducing the Knoppix Desktop; Introducing the SUSE Desktop; Introducing the Xandros Desktop; Chapter 2: Commanding the Shell; Opening Terminal Windows and Virtual Consoles; Using the Bash Shell; Discovering and Using Linux Commands; Writing Shell Scripts; Chapter 3: Navigating the Linux File System; Understanding the Linux File System; Using GUI File Managers; Navigating the File System with Linux Commands
  • Chapter 4: Introducing Linux Applications Taking Stock of Linux Applications; Office Applications and Tools; Databases; Multimedia Applications; Graphics and Imaging; Chapter 5: Using Text Editors; Using GUI Text Editors; Text Editing with ed and vi; Book III: Networking; Contents at a Glance; Chapter 1: Connecting to the Internet; Understanding the Internet; Deciding How to Connect to the Internet; Connecting with DSL; Connecting with a Cable Modem; Setting Up Dialup Networking; Chapter 2: Setting Up a Local Area Network; Understanding TCP/IP; Setting Up an Ethernet LAN
  • Configuring TCP/IP Networking Connecting Your LAN to the Internet; Chapter 3: Adding a Wireless Ethernet LAN; Understanding Wireless Ethernet Networks; Setting Up the Wireless Hardware; Configuring Wireless Networking; Chapter 4: Managing the Network; Discovering the TCP/IP Configuration Files; Checking Out TCP/IP Networks; Configuring Networks at Boot Time; Book IV: Internet; Contents at a Glance; Chapter 1: E-Mailing and IMing in Linux; Understanding Electronic Mail; Taking Stock of Mail Readers and IM Clients in Linux; E-Mailing in Linux; Instant Messaging in Linux
  • Chapter 2: Browsing the Web
Extent
1 online resource (817 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780764588853
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000244131
  • (EBL)221323
  • (OCoLC)58563837
  • (SSID)ssj0000192761
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11196886
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000192761
  • (PQKBWorkID)10215588
  • (PQKB)11008958
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC221323
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000244131
Label
Linux all-in-one desk reference for dummies, by Naba Barkakati, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • About the Author; Dedication; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You Don't Have to Read; Who Are You?; How This Book Is Organized; What's on the DVD?; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Book I: Linux Basics; Contents at a Glance; Chapter 1: Introducing Linux; What Is Linux?; What a Linux Distribution Includes; What Linux Helps You Manage; Getting Started; Chapter 2: Installing Linux; Following the Installation Steps; Burning CDs from ISO Images; Checking Your PC's Hardware
  • Setting Aside Space for Linux Trying Out Knoppix Live CD; Installing Debian GNU/Linux; Installing Fedora Core; Installing SUSE Linux; Installing Xandros Desktop; Chapter 3: Troubleshooting and Configuring Linux; Using Text Mode Installation; Disabling Hardware Probing in Fedora; Troubleshooting X; Resolving Other Installation Problems; Setting Up Printers; Managing DVDs and CD-ROMs; Installing Other Software; Chapter 4: Trying Out Linux; Starting Linux; Exploring GUI Desktops; Playing with the Shell; Shutting Down; Book II: Linux Desktops; Contents at a Glance
  • Chapter 1: Introducing the GUI Desktops Getting to Know the Common Features of the GUIs; Introducing Debian's KDE Desktop; Introducing Fedora Core's GNOME Desktop; Introducing the Knoppix Desktop; Introducing the SUSE Desktop; Introducing the Xandros Desktop; Chapter 2: Commanding the Shell; Opening Terminal Windows and Virtual Consoles; Using the Bash Shell; Discovering and Using Linux Commands; Writing Shell Scripts; Chapter 3: Navigating the Linux File System; Understanding the Linux File System; Using GUI File Managers; Navigating the File System with Linux Commands
  • Chapter 4: Introducing Linux Applications Taking Stock of Linux Applications; Office Applications and Tools; Databases; Multimedia Applications; Graphics and Imaging; Chapter 5: Using Text Editors; Using GUI Text Editors; Text Editing with ed and vi; Book III: Networking; Contents at a Glance; Chapter 1: Connecting to the Internet; Understanding the Internet; Deciding How to Connect to the Internet; Connecting with DSL; Connecting with a Cable Modem; Setting Up Dialup Networking; Chapter 2: Setting Up a Local Area Network; Understanding TCP/IP; Setting Up an Ethernet LAN
  • Configuring TCP/IP Networking Connecting Your LAN to the Internet; Chapter 3: Adding a Wireless Ethernet LAN; Understanding Wireless Ethernet Networks; Setting Up the Wireless Hardware; Configuring Wireless Networking; Chapter 4: Managing the Network; Discovering the TCP/IP Configuration Files; Checking Out TCP/IP Networks; Configuring Networks at Boot Time; Book IV: Internet; Contents at a Glance; Chapter 1: E-Mailing and IMing in Linux; Understanding Electronic Mail; Taking Stock of Mail Readers and IM Clients in Linux; E-Mailing in Linux; Instant Messaging in Linux
  • Chapter 2: Browsing the Web
Extent
1 online resource (817 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780764588853
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000244131
  • (EBL)221323
  • (OCoLC)58563837
  • (SSID)ssj0000192761
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11196886
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000192761
  • (PQKBWorkID)10215588
  • (PQKB)11008958
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC221323
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000244131

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