This newbie's guide to Ubuntu - now updated for Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn), the latest Ubuntu release, which puts the spotlight on multimedia enablement and desktop effects - lets readers learn by doing. Using immersion-learning techniques favored by language courses, step-by-step projects build upon earlier tutorial concepts, stimulating the brain and increasing the reader's understanding.
Ubuntu for Non-Geeks, 2nd Edition covers all the topics likely to be of interest to an average desktop user. Inside, you'll learn to:
# Download and install free applications, games, and utilities
# Connect to the Internet and wireless networks
# Configure your hardware, including printers, scanners, and removable storage devices
# Watch DVDs, listen to music, and even sync your iPod
# Download photos and videos from your digital camera, then edit and share them
# Tackle more advanced tasks as soon as you're ready
Full of tips, tricks, and helpful pointers, Ubuntu for Non-Geeks, 2nd Edition is a hands-on, project-based, take-it slow guidebook intended for those interested in-but nervous about-switching to the Linux operating system. Step-by-step projects build upon earlier tutorial concepts, helping you absorb and apply what you've learned.
Publisher: No Starch Press
Date: 15 June, 2007
Author: Rickford Grant