Best Free Linux Book: Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference

ubuntu pocket guide

Website www.ubuntupocketguide.com
Author Keir Thomas
Format PDF
Pages 152

This book is a concise companion for everyday Ubuntu use. It provides a good grounding in getting to grips with the Ubuntu 8.04 and 8.10 distributions.

Topics covered include:

  • Installing & Configuring Ubuntu
  • Learning how to use the desktop covering logging in, layout, virtual desktops, and useful applications
  • Understanding how user accounts and the filesystem work
  • Getting to grips with the command-line
  • Software management including an overview of Synaptic, working with repositories, and a basic overview of compiling from source code
  • Securing the system, including configuring a firewall, antivirus, and how to encrypt file and folders

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