For Everyone

For Everyone

The most recent edition of The Official Ubuntu Book, (6th Edition) was written by expert, leading Ubuntu community members Benjamin Mako Hill, Matthew Helmke, Amber Graner and Corey Burger. This is the everything-you-need-to-know book for home users, business users, server administrators and programmers.

In this 432 page megabook, the authors explain Ubuntu from start to finish: installation, configuration, desktop productivity, games, management, support and much more. They cover standard Ubuntu along with Kubuntu, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu One cloud storage and the Unity desktop.

This complete guide also covers standard desktop applications, from word processing, spreadsheets, Web browsing, e-mail, instant messaging, music, video, and games to software development, databases, and server applications. In addition, you will

  • Learn how to customize Ubuntu for your particular environment
  • Learn how to quickly update Ubuntu to new release versions and upgraded applications
  • Find up-to-the-minute troubleshooting advice from Ubuntu users worldwide from forums and other means to get the help you need quickly
  • Learn Ubuntu Server installation and administration, including LVM and RAID implementation
  • Learn how to back up your files with cloud and purchase legal music with Ubuntu One

Includes a live DVD for installing Ubuntu, Kubuntu (with the KDE environment) and Ubuntu Server so you can get going right away!

Price: $ 34

Customer Reviews

  • Author: Reader and Ubuntu user
    This is a massive book. I got one for myself, but took it to the office and friends keep borrowing it. It gets my vote. I'll probalby end up getting another copy sooner or later when my copy doesn't come back. it's bound to happen sooner or later!
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