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Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed by Andrew Hudson

A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 067232993X ISBN-13: 9780672329937

Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed

Andrew Hudson

Paul Hudson

DVD Includes

Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon"

Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed 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'll learn how to set up a workstation or a server, and you'll find complete details on Ubuntu's easy-to-use desktop and productivity software.

Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed includes a range of coverage: From the software you need in your everyday work, such as the 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.

  • Install and configure Ubuntu
  • Get all your system's devices and peripherals up and running
  • Configure and use the X Window System
  • Manage Linux services and users
  • Run a printer server
  • Connect to a local network and the Internet
  • Set up and administer a web server with Apache
  • Secure your machine and your network from intruders
  • Learn shell scripting
  • Share files with Windows users using Samba
  • Get productive with
  • Play games on Linux
  • Use Linux multimedia programs
  • Create and maintain a MySQL database
  • Configure a firewall
  • Set up an FTP server
  • Use Ubuntu's development and programming tools
  • Tune your Ubuntu system for maximum performance
  • Learn to manage and compile the kernel and modules

Andrew Hudson is a regular freelance contributor to Linux Format magazine, the UK's largest Linux magazine. He is the co-author of Fedora Unleashed.

Paul Hudson is a professional developer and full-time journalist for Future Publishing. His articles have appeared in Mac Format,PC Answers,PC Format,PC Plus, and Linux Format. He is the co-author of Fedora Unleashed.

DVD includes

  • The full Ubuntu 7.10 distribution for Intel x86 computers
  • The complete office suite
  • Hundreds of additional programs and utilities

Category: Operating Systems/Linux

Covers: Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon"

User Level: Intermediate-Advanced

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About Andrew Hudson

Andrew Hudson

is a freelance journalist who specializes in writing about Linux. He has significant experience in Red Hat and Debian-based Linux distributions and deployments and can often be found sitting at his keyboard tweaking various settings and config files just for the hell of it. He lives in Wiltshire, which is a county of England, along with his wife, Bernice, and their son, John. Andrew does not like Emacs. He can be reached at

Paul Hudson is a recognized expert in open-source technologies. He is also a professional developer and full-time journalist for Future Publishing. His articles have appeared in Mac Format, PC Answers, PC Format, PC Plus, and Linux Format. Paul is passionate about free software in all its forms and uses a mix of Linux and BSD to power his desktops and servers. Paul likes Emacs. Paul can be contacted through

Table of Contents

Part I Installation and Configuration

1. Installing Ubuntu

2. Fedora 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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Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed by Andrew Hudson
Andrew Hudson
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