Computer Hardware: Installation, Interfacing, Troubleshooting and Maintenance is a comprehensive and well-organised book that provides sufficient guidelines and proper directions for assembling and upgrading the computer systems, interfacing the computers with peripheral devices as well as for installing the new devices. Apart from this, the book also covers various preventive and corrective steps required for the regular maintenance of computer system as well as the steps that are to be followed for troubleshooting. The text highlights different specification parameters associated with the computer and its peripherals. Also, an understanding of the technical jargon is conveyed by this book. Special coverage of laptops, printers and scanners makes this book highly modernised. The book is designed with a practice-oriented approach supported with sufficient photographs and it covers even the minute aspects of the concepts. Following a simple and engaging style, this book is designed for the undergraduate students of Computer Science and Computer Maintenance. In addition to this, the book is also very useful for the students pursuing Diploma courses in Computer Engineering, Hardware and Troubleshooting as well as for the students of Postgraduate Diploma in Hardware Technology and Application. Key Features • Quick and easy approach to learn the theoretical concepts and practical skills related with the computer hardware. • Comprehensive with enough illustrations to facilitate an easy under-standing. • Detailed solutions provided by the experts for certain common problems to make better interaction with the learner. • An exclusive section Common Problems and Solutions to help in self resolving the general hardware related issues.
This book aims at providing a thorough understanding of the essentials and the workings of Linux Operating System (OS). It explores the technicalities of this free and open source OS so as to enable readers to harness the full power of Linux. The text gives a methodical insight into Linux. Beginning with an introduction to Linux, the book discusses its salient features, different stages of its development, its basic operations and installation steps, and then describes the desktop environments, file management, administration, and basic Linux commands. In addition, chapters are written on different applications of Linux such as graphics, audio/video, gaming and internet, along with their usage details. Presented in a simple and engaging style, the book is ideal for all computer courses covering the fundamentals of the Linux Operating System, or where Linux forms the core subject. It is ideally suited for self-learning by beginners who can acquire skills in Linux OS in their own desktop environment at home. KEY FEATURES : 1. Gives a comprehensive understanding and working details of Linux. 2. Devotes exclusive chapters on Gimp Image Editor and OpenOffice.org Applications. 3. Provides step-by-step instructions on essential applications used in Linux to help gain hands-on experience.
In this new era, the Internet has changed the ways of doing business activities, learning methods, teaching strategy, communication styles and social networking. This book attempts to answer and solve all the mysteries entangled with the Web world. Now in its second edition, the book discusses all the updated topics related to the Internet. Beginning with an overview of the Internet, the book sails through the evolution and growth of the Internet, its working, hardware and software requirements, protocols used, e-mail techniques, various Internet security threats and the methods of using and configuring different security solutions, file transfer methods and several other Internet services with all the details illustrated through live screenshots. Presented in a simple yet engaging style and cogent language, this book will be useful for any course introducing students to the Internet or where the Internet is a part of the curriculum. It will also immensely benefit all those who are interested in developing the necessary skills to use the Internet. WHAT IS NEW TO THIS EDITION : Chapters on Internet Telephony and Web Conferencing, Blogs and Social Networking Inclusion of topics such as Web 2.0, Web 3.0 technologies, IPv6, VoIP, Wikis, SMS and Blogs Detailed features of the newest Internet tools and software applications including open-source, free and cross-platform types Comprehensive and updated Internet dictionary acquainting with the Web world terminologies