How to do Everything Ubuntu

How to do Everything Ubuntu

Jeffrey Orloff

Language: English

Pages: 349

ISBN: 0071549366

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

How to Do Everything: Ubuntu leads you through the interface, the built-in applications, and the process of installing software and peripherals.

You'll get details on the full-featured productivity suite, as well as the fun side of Ubuntu, including graphics, photos, music, videos, and games.

Maximize the power of Ubuntu-on PCs or Macs-with help from this practical guide.

Remember if you do like what you've seen then do a web search and buy the book.

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claim or cause arises in contract, tort or otherwise. DOI: 10.1036/0071549366 This book is dedicated to my wife, Jackie, and my two children, Priscilla and Jeffrey. Thank you for the sacrifices you made while I was working on this book. You are what motivates me in everything I do. This page intentionally left blank Contents at a Glance PART I PART II PART III PART IV PART V Meet Ubuntu 1 Ubunt-Who? Get to Know Ubuntu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

lying in front of you, I have thought about ending the chapter here and seeing how much you have learned about using the Ubuntu community for support. However, I was warned that too much hate mail would surely bog down my e-mail account, so let’s learn how to put this thing back together. With the computer case opened up, you want to make sure that you (a) install the hardware device in the right place on the computer and (b) use the right cables to connect your new hardware to the motherboard.

about it. Viruses can destroy or alter data on the computer they infect. • Vulnerability A weakness in a computer system, procedures, or network defense that can be exploited by crackers to gain access. • Worm A piece of malware that can replicate itself to spread over computer networks. • Zombie A computer infected by a virus that allows someone else to control it. Chapter 8 Keep It Safe—Securing Ubuntu 95 If you have been spending time researching GNU/Linux and Ubuntu on the Internet, you

Changing Transitions Between Slides Earlier in this chapter, we mentioned the other options available in the Tasks window. Revisiting this window, as seen in Figure 11-5, you can see the Slide Transition menu at the bottom of the window. If you click on the arrow to expand the menu, the window changes to bring up all of the transition options available. In the Slide Transition menu, you can change the type of transition, or select no transition at all. You can also select the speed of the

shows how much better a report looks as compared with the output of a query. Databases are much more powerful than what we have covered in this introduction. Entire books actually are written on database design alone! While the open source community can offer you plenty of help when it comes to database design, many other resources can help take you from a novice database designer to someone who is creating large back-end databases for an interactive web site. 162 Part III Open the Door to

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