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Author Dulaney, Emmett.
Title Linux all-in-one for dummies / by Emmett Dulaney.
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2014.
Edition 5th ed.

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Author Dulaney, Emmett.
Series --For dummies
--For dummies.
Subject Linux.
Operating systems (Computers)
Computer science.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource.
Edition 5th ed.
Note Includes index.
Contents At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Book I: Getting Started with Linux; Chapter 1: Introducing Linux; What Is Linux?; Contents of a Linux Distribution; Managing Your PC with Linux; Getting Started; Chapter 2: Installing Linux; Following the Installation Steps; Checking Your PC's Hardware; Setting Aside Space for Linux; Trying a Live CD; Installing Linux on a Flash Drive; Chapter 3: Troubleshooting and Configuring Linux; Using Text Mode Installation; Troubleshooting X.
Resolving Other Installation ProblemsSetting Up Printers; Managing DVDs, CD-ROMs, and Flash Drives; Installing Other Software; Chapter 4: Trying Out Linux; Starting Linux; Playing with the Shell; Shutting Down; Book II: Linux Desktops; Chapter 1: GNOME, Unity, Cinnamon, and MATE; Getting to Know the GNOME Desktop; Understanding the GNOME Panels; Looking at Unity; Looking at Cinnamon; Looking at MATE; Chapter 2: The KDE Desktop; Getting to Know the KDE Desktop; Understanding the KDE Panel; Configuring the KDE Bottom Panel; Configuring the KDE Desktop; Chapter 3: Commanding the Shell.
Opening Terminal Windows and Virtual ConsolesUsing the bash Shell; Discovering and Using Linux Commands; Writing Shell Scripts; Chapter 4: Navigating the Linux File System; Understanding the Linux File System; Navigating the File System with Linux Commands; Chapter 5: Introducing Linux Applications; Taking Stock of Linux Applications; Introducing Office Applications and Tools; Checking out Multimedia Applications; Using Graphics and Imaging Apps; Chapter 6: Using Text Editors; Using GUI Text Editors; Text Editing with ed and vi; Book III: Networking; Chapter 1: Connecting to the Internet.
Understanding the InternetDeciding How to Connect to the Internet; Connecting with DSL; Connecting with a Cable Modem; Chapter 2: Setting Up a Local Area Network; Understanding TCP/IP; Setting Up an Ethernet LAN; Configuring TCP/IP Networking; Connecting Your LAN to the Internet; Chapter 3: Going Wireless; Understanding Wireless Ethernet Networks; Setting Up Wireless Hardware; Configuring the Wireless Access Point; Configuring Wireless Networking; Chapter 4: Managing the Network; Discovering the TCP/IP Configuration Files; Checking Out TCP/IP Networks; Configuring Networks at Boot Time.
Book IV: The InternetChapter 1: Browsing the Web; Discovering the Web; Web Browsing in Linux; Chapter 2: Reading Newsgroups and RSS Feeds; Understanding Newsgroups; Reading Newsgroups from Your ISP; Reading and Searching Newsgroups at Websites; Reading RSS Feeds; Chapter 3: Using FTP; Using Graphical FTP Clients; Using the Command-Line FTP Client; Chapter 4: Hosting Internet Services; Understanding Internet Services; Using the Internet Super Server; Running Standalone Servers; Chapter 5: Managing Mail and News Servers; Installing the Mail Server; Installing the INN Server.
Summary Eight minibooks in one volume cover every important aspect of Linux and everything you need to know to pass level-1 certification Linux All-in-One For Dummies explains everything you need to get up and running with the popular Linux operating system. Written in the friendly and accessible For Dummies style, the book ideal for new and intermediate Linux users, as well as anyone studying for level-1 Linux certification. The eight minibooks inside cover the basics of Linux, interacting with it, networking issues, Internet services, administration, security, scripting, and level-1.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781118844328 (electronic bk.)
1118844327 (electronic bk.)
1306892880 (electronic bk.)
9781306892889 (electronic bk.)
9781118844311 (electronic bk.)
1118844319 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 881840028
Additional Format Print version: Dulaney, Emmett. Linux all-in-one for dummies. For Dummies 2014 9781118844359