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Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed
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 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.
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.
Category: Operating Systems/Linux
Covers: Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon"
User Level: Intermediate-Advanced
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 http://hudzilla.org.
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
Part III System Administration
10. Managing Users
11. Automating Tasks
12. System Resources
13. Backing up
15. Remote Access with SSH
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
Part V Programming Linux
25. Using Perl
26. Working with Python
27. Writing PHP scripts
28. C/C++ Programming
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