Linux Desktop Garage is the inside tips and tricks book that every desktopLinux user wishes they had when they got started. While most Linux booksconcentrate on information for administrators who are running servers, thereare now many users adopting Linux for use in every day tasks. This book givespractical advice and instruction for the growing legion of Linux users whodon't need to know how to run a web server, just how to use their OS.Rightnow, if you are presented with a Linux desktop in your office or decide to try itat home, where would you look for help? Open source software is a wonderfulthing, but programmers can be lax in creating documentation. This book willhelp those users by providing a pointed, well written, and easy to use resourceof useful tips, advice, and links to the best places to find more information.Linux Desktop Garage is the missing book on the shelf that can teach newLinux users without intimidation and show experienced Linux users the worldbeyond the terminal.
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Enter your Linux Desktop Garage
Don't just survive with Linux: thrive
Find tools & info to do practically everything, such as:
Ripping your CDs (&DVDs)
De-Spam-ifying your email
Capturing, editing, organizing your digital photos
Chatting with your Linux-deficient IM pals
Tracking your contacts, appointments, life
Transforming Firefox into easy blogware
Finding great substitutes for your Windows apps
Diving into a veritable plethora of games
Where you get the truth (unvarnished)
Where you get productive (quick)
Where Linux is fun (honest)
Your guide: Susan Matteson, real user, real expert
She reveals the fun stuff (from MP3s to desktop wallpaper)
Demystifies the essentials (from file management to passwords)
Simplifies the tasks they said were easy, but weren't (until now)
Where there's even more (plenty)
Step-by-step instructions for both Mandrake & Fedora Linux
Zero-hassle tips for managing & personalizing your PC
Gnoppix Linux on CD-ROM (run Linux without touching Windows)
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Susan Matteson is an avid Linux user, Web developer, and creative writer in Portland, Oregon. Susan has contributed to Cold Fusion Developer's Journal and designed hundreds of websites. If you ask her what she does for a living, she will tell you that she is a super secret agent spy for the government working to interpolate Linux into every element of society, but that is when we just smile and try to ignore her.
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Descrizione libro Prentice Hall PTR, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0131494198
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