Learn Linux in a Month of Lunches
By: Steven Ovadia (author)Paperback
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Windows or Mac OS X users are often daunted by the Linux operatingsystem. And yet learning Linux doesn't have to be hard and the payoffis great. Linux is secure, flexible, and free. It's less susceptible tomalicious attacks, and when it is, patches are available quickly. Andbest of all, Linux allows users access to different desktop interfacesand 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 anetwork, installing software, and securing your system. Written forreaders who are curious about Linux or have to get up and running fora job. This book concentrates on the tasks Linux users need to knowhow 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 topicslike installing software, customizing your desktop, printing, and evenbasic networking. Readers will find a road map to the commands andprocesses they need to be instantly productive. Key Features: * 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 AUDIENCEThis book is for anyone looking to learn how to use Linux ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGYLinux is a free, popular, widely supported, open-source operatingsystem based on UNIX.
Steven Ovadia is a Professor and Web Services Librarian at LaGuardiaCommunity College, CUNY. He curates The Linux Setup, a large collectionof interviews with desktop Linux users, and writes for assorted LibraryScience journals.
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