Linux All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies: Edition 2

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  • Eight minibooks spanning over 850 pages deliver the scoop on the latest versions of seven leading Linux distributions: Fedora Core, SUSE, Debian, Xandros, SimplyMEPIS, Knoppix, and Ubuntu
  • The DVD includes the full Fedora Core and Knoppix distributions plus ISO images of the other distributions covered, saving hours of downloading time
  • This new edition includes all-new coverage of the SimplyMEPIS and Ubuntdistributions, an added section on the Skype Internet telephone system, and expanded coverage of Firefox, SELinux, and OpenOffice.org applications
  • The eight minibooks cover Linux basics, desktops, networking, the Internet, administration, security, Internet servers, and programming
  • The Linux share of the operating system market is expected to grow from three to 11 percent in the next four years

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Naba Barkakati is an electrical engineer and a successful computer-book author who has experience in a wide variety of systems, ranging from MS-DOS and Windows to UNIX and Linux. He bought his first personal computer — an IBM PC-AT — in 1984 after graduating with a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. While pursuing a full-time career in engineering, Naba dreamed of writing software for the emerging PC software market. As luck would have it, instead of building a software empire like Microsoft, he ended up writing successful computer books. Currently, Naba is a Senior Level Technologist at the Center for Technology and Engineering in the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Over the past 15 years, Naba has written over 25 computer books on a number of topics, ranging from Windows programming with C++ to Linux. He has authored several best-selling titles, such as The Waite Group’s Turbo C++ Bible, Object-Oriented Programming in C++, X Window System Programming, Visual C++ Developer’s Guide, Borland C++ 4 Developer’s Guide, and Linux Secrets. His books have been translated into many languages, including Spanish, French, Polish, Greek, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Naba’s most recent book is Red Hat Fedora Linux Secrets, also published by Wiley Publishing, Inc.
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John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Mar 27, 2006
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Pages
803
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ISBN
9780471793137
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English
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Genres
Computers / Operating Systems / General
Computers / Operating Systems / Linux
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