The Definitive consultant to Ubuntu--Covers Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Maximize the strong beneficial properties of Ubuntu with professional advice, information, and methods from bestselling Linux writer Richard Petersen. full of transparent motives and exact examples, this accomplished quantity indicates you the way to get off the floor with Ubuntu, organize and net connections, and use the newest method and community management utilities.

Ubuntu: the whole Reference covers the computers, shells, and management instruments for clients, printers, prone, and networks. Get complete info at the most modern Ubuntu-compatible workplace, mail, net, and multimedia software program, besides distant entry (Vinagre), virtualization (KVM and Xen) and repair managment (Upstart).You'll additionally find out how to interoperate with home windows networks and install trustworthy protection utilizing PolicyKit, Seahorse, AppArmor, SELinux, netfilter, and the safe Shell.

  • Install Ubuntu utilizing reside CDs, the set up DVD, or Wubi home windows digital disk
  • Configure printers, units, and community connections
  • Access Linux utilizing GNOME, KDE, KDE4, and XFce desktops
  • Manage software program with Synaptic package deal supervisor and APT
  • Work with the BASH  shell command, configuration, and dossier administration capabilities
  • Use place of work, internet (Firefox 3), mail, and multimedia functions (PulseAudio)
  • Manage dossier platforms together with RAID and LVM
  • Secure Ubuntu utilizing PolicyKit authentication, Seahorse encryption, SSH and Kerberos safeguard, AppArmor entry controls, and Firestarter and UFW firewalls
  • Use SAMBA and NFS to proportion community resources

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