Because Linux offers so many options, this book helps you narrow them down by giving you five popular Linux distributions on a DVD— Debian GNU/Linux, Fedora, openSUSE Linux, Ubuntu, and Xandros. You get everything you need to test-drive all five, including the instructions to install and use any of them. But that’s just the beginning! Linux All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies includes eight individual minibooks, each devoted to a specific aspect of Linux:
- Linux Basics
- Linux Desktops
- Internet Servers
You’ll find out how to:
- Understand the Linux kernel
- Create a network and connect a Linux PC to the Internet
- Use Internet services including Web, Mail, News, FTP, NFS, and DNS.
- Set up a Windows server using Samba
- Use Perl, shell, and C programming with Linux
- Manage system and network security and administration
- Work with the OpenOffice.org productivity tools and other applications that come with Linux
So what are you waiting for? Linux All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies is like having a guided tour of the wonderful world of Linux!