Windows or Mac OS X users are often daunted by the Linux operating
system. And yet learning Linux doesn't have to be hard and the payoff
is great. Linux is secure, flexible, and free. It's less susceptible to
malicious attacks, and when it is, patches are available quickly. And
best of all, Linux allows users access to different desktop interfaces
and loads of software, almost all of it completely free.
Learn Linux in a Month of Lunches shows readers how to install anduse Linux for all the things they need to do, like connecting to a
network, installing software, and securing your system. Written for
readers who are curious about Linux or have to get up and running for
a job. This book concentrates on the tasks Linux users need to know
how to do. In easy-to-follow lessons designed to take an hour or less,
readers learn how to use the command line, along with practical topics
like installing software, customizing your desktop, printing, and even
basic networking. Readers will find a road map to the commands and
processes they need to be instantly productive.
* Go from Linux novice to expert in just one month
* Short, easy-to-follow lessons
* Teaches the must-know commands and processes
* Covers the most useful Linux topics
This book is for anyone looking to learn how to use Linux
ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY
Linux is a free, popular, widely supported, open-source operating
system based on UNIX.
Steven Ovadia is a Professor and Web Services Librarian at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY. He curates The Linux Setup, a large collection of interviews with desktop Linux users, and writes for assorted Library Science journals.