Linux for Dummies

Linux for Dummies

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The day has finally arrived for you enter the users' paradise of open source computing. Now, you will no longer be a slave to proprietary source code as you take the bold leap into the brave new world of Linux.  It all starts with this book.

Want to start using Linux but aren't sure where to begin? This friendly guide walks you through Linux fundamentals and offers tons of savvy tips on how to make Linux work for you. In no time, you'll:

Get a handle on Linux and open source computing Install, configure, customize, and fine-tune Red Hat 7 on your PC Use dozens of cool Linux tools, editors, utilities, and applications Connect to the Internet Customize GNOME interface Get up to speed on Linux networking basics

Written in plain English for users of every level of experience, Linux For Dummies, 3rd Edition defines the terms and shows you all the ins and outs you need to master in order to build a smoothly functioning Linux system. Topics covered include:

Understanding where Linux comes from and what it can do for you Installing and configuring the Linux operating system Working with a Linux system to manage files, add devices, or add and configure software Networking a Linux system for LAN use and Internet access Customizing, tuning, and optimizing your Linux system Managing Linux system security and resources

On the bonus CD-ROM you'll find:

Red Hat Linux 7 GNOME and KDE desktops Netscape Communicator Apache Web server Networking tools Internet applications Text editor Graphics software Unix utilities

The time has come to join the open source revolution with Linux For Dummies, 3rd Edition .

Publisher: Foster City, Calif. : IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., [2001]
Edition: Third edition.
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780764507441
Branch Call Number: 005.4469 L492Li
QA76.76.O63 L42 2001
Characteristics: xxiv, 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 3 computer laser optical disks (4 3/4 in.).
Additional Contributors: Blomquist, Evan
Hoag, Melanie


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