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Ubuntu Unleashed 2008 Edition: Covering 8.04 and 8.10, 4th Edition

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  • Copyright 2009
  • Edition: 4th
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  • ISBN-10: 0-672-32993-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32993-7

Ubuntu Unleashed 2008 Edition presents comprehensive coverage of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. Windows users, Mac users, and Linux enthusiasts have been increasingly turning to Ubuntu for a user-friendly, easy-to-use Linux distribution.

This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering Ubuntu. You will learn how to set up a workstation or a server, and you will find complete details on Ubuntu’s easy-to-use desktop and productivity software.

Ubuntu Unleashed 2008 Edition includes a range of coverage: From the software you need in your everyday work, such as the OpenOffice.org productivity suite, to how to configure your Linux desktop to run smoothly using multiple printers, shell scripts, and more.

For the hardcore Linux enthusiast, there is complete coverage of the X Window system, Linux programming, web server administration, and network administration.

Includes a DVD with a full Ubuntu Linux distribution, plus a free upgrade to Ubuntu Linux 8.10 once it is released

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Table of Contents

Part I Installation and Configuration

1. Installing Ubuntu

2. Ubuntu Quickstart

Part II Desktop Ubuntu

3. Working with Gnome

4. Command-line Quickstart

5. On the Internet

6. Productivity Applications

7. Multimedia Applications

8. Printing with Ubuntu

9. Games

Part III System Administration

10. Managing Users

11. Automating Tasks

12. System Resources

13. Backing up

14. Networking

15. Remote Access with SSH

16. Xen

Part IV Ubuntu as a Server

17. Apache Web Server

18. Administering Database Services

19. File and Print

20. Remote file serving with FTP

21. Handling Electronic Mail

22. Setting up a Proxy Server

23. Managing DNS

24. LDAP

Part V Programming Linux

25. Using Perl

26. Working with Python

27. Writing PHP scripts

28. C/C++ Programming

29. Mono

Part VI Ubuntu Housekeeping

30. Securing Your Machines

31. Performance Tuning

32. Command-line Masterclass

33. Shell scripting

34. Advanced Software Management

35. Managing the File System

36. Kernel and Module Management

Part VII Appendixes

Appendix A: The History of Ubuntu

Appendix B: Planning your installation

Appendix C: Ubuntu Resource


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