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Ubuntu Unity: An Evolving GUI
By Matthew Helmke
Sep 26, 2012
Check out this quick description of the great features in Ubuntu's Unity interface to see why Matthew Helmke regards it as interesting, powerful, and maybe the future of graphical interaction for Linux.
Finding and Installing Ubuntu Applications
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Jono Bacon, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke, Kyle Rankin
Aug 16, 2012
This chapter discusses some of the useful programs available for your Ubuntu system, how to find more, and how to install them.
Capsicum: Lightweight Isolation for FreeBSD Processes
By David Chisnall
Jul 9, 2012
David Chisnall looks at Capsicum, a new capability-oriented security model in FreeBSD 9, and how it can be used to implement reduced and separated privilege with small modifications to existing applications.
VirtualBox: Making the Most of Any Operating System You Choose
By John Traenkenschuh
Mar 7, 2012
John Traenkenschuh demonstrates how a free tool like VirtualBox can allow you to run multiple Operating Systems (OS) on a lot of PCs — including his MacBook Pro.
Making New Linux Workstations from Old Windows Machines
By John Traenkenschuh
Feb 29, 2012
John Traenkenschuh helps you consider new uses for older computer equipment running the latest Linux distros.
Ubuntu Command-Line Quickstart (2012 Edition)
By Matthew Helmke
Feb 20, 2012
This chapter looks at some of the basic commands that you need to know to be productive at the command line
Remote Control Software Solves "Friends and Family" Support Issues
By Ed Tittel
Jan 10, 2012
In this lively autobiographical article, Ed Tittel describes his long-distance quest to help his father diagnose and fix computer issues.
David Chisnall Presents a Developer's Reading List
By David Chisnall
Jan 4, 2012
Expert programmer David Chisnall provides a list of the 5 books he believes every programmer should read.
Secure Your Linux Workstation Now!
By John Traenkenschuh
Dec 12, 2011
Security writer John "Tränk" Traenkenschuh, CISSP-ISSAP, explores several easy-to-use security improvements you can make to your Linux workstation, using two very popular distributions as models: Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 15.
Ubuntu Unleashed 2012 Edition: Command Line Quickstart
By Matthew Helmke
Nov 29, 2011
This chapter looks at some of the basic commands that you need to know to be productive at the command line. You will find out how to get to the command line, and learn some of the commands used to navigate the file system and perform basic operations with files, directories and users.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: Ubuntu-Related Projects
By Benjamin Hill, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Nov 15, 2011
This chapter provides an overview of some Ubuntu's officially supported derivatives, recognized derivatives, and other projects that are part of the international Ubuntu ecosystem.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: Introducing Ubuntu One
By Benjamin Hill, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 21, 2011
This chapter introduces you to Ubuntu One, a cloud storage solution created and managed by Canonical.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: Welcome to the Command Line
By Benjamin Hill, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 21, 2011
This chapter explains how the command line will speed up your work and increase your ability to do exactly what you want to do with your computer with greater efficiency.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: GNOME 3, GNOME Shell, and More
By Benjamin Hill, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 19, 2011
This chapter provides and introduction to GNOME 3, including installation and exploration.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: Using Kubuntu
By Benjamin Hill, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 18, 2011
This chapter covers information ranging from what exactly Kubuntu is to how to manage and keep your Kubuntu system up to date with the latest applications and fixes.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: The Ubuntu Community
By Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 17, 2011
This chapter provides a bird's-eye view of the venues and processes in which the Ubuntu community is active.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: More Applications for Ubuntu
By Benjamin Hill, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 14, 2011
This chapter shows you just a few of the thousands of additional applications that you can install on your Ubuntu system.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: The Ubuntu Server
By Benjamin Hill, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 13, 2011
The aim of this chapter is to give you a quick crash course in how to be an Ubuntu system administrator.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: Gaining Greater Proficiency
By Benjamin Hill, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 12, 2011
This chapter gets you started with topics such as changing software, adding and experimenting with other software options available in Ubuntu, installing and using hardware devices like printers, accessing remote files, using the terminal, and running Windows programs.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: Installing Ubuntu
By Benjamin Hill, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 11, 2011
This chapter explains how to choose a version of Ubuntu and then how to install your chosen version.

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