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The definitive guide to the basics of one of the most popularoperating systems in the world

Whether you're a first-time Linux user or you're migrating fromanother operating system, this book is an ideal introductory guidefor getting comfortable with the building-block nature of Linux.Written by bestselling author Christopher Negus, this guide ispacked with in-depth descriptions on the basics of Linux desktops,servers, and programming tools and gets you up to speed on all thenew and exciting features of the newest version: Linux 2010. Neguswalks you through transitioning from Windows or Mac and helps youfind the Linux distribution that best meets your needs.

You'll explore more than 18 Linux distributions, including thelatest versions of Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, OpenSUSE, Slackware,Knoppix, Gentoo, Mandriva, SLAX, and more. Plus, you'll discoverhow to set up secure, fully functioning Linux server systems andget up-to-date installation advice.

Topics Covered:

  • Getting off the Ground with Linux
  • Running a Linux Desktop
  • Learning System Administration Skills
  • Setting Up Linux Servers
  • Choosing and Installing Different Linux Distributions
  • Programming in Linux

Linux Bible 2010 Edition walks you through the details of thevarious Linux distributions and updates you on the latestnetworking, desktop, and server enhancements.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.

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