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The Resource Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac users, Nathan Haines, (electronic resource)

Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac users, Nathan Haines, (electronic resource)

Label
Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac users
Title
Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac users
Statement of responsibility
Nathan Haines
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac Users is your comprehensive guide to using Ubuntu. You already know how to use a computer running Windows or OS X, but learning a new operating system can feel daunting. If you've been afraid to try Ubuntu because you don't know where to start, this book will show you how to get the most out of Ubuntu for work, home, and play. You'll be introduced to a wide selection of software and settings that will make your computer ready to work for you. Ubuntu makes your computing life easy. Ubuntu's Software Updater keeps all of your software secure and up-to-date. Browsing the Internet becomes faster and safer. Creating documents and sharing with others is built right in. Enjoying your music and movie libraries helps you unwind. In addition to a tour of Ubuntu's modern and easy-to-use interface, you'll also learn how to: Understand the advantages of Ubuntu and its variants, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and more ; Install Ubuntu on its own or alongside your computer's existing operating system ; Search Ubuntu's catalog of thousands of applications all ready to install with a single click ; Work with files and disks that were created with Windows and OS X ; Run simple, interesting tasks and games using the command line ; Customize Ubuntu in powerful ways and get work done with virtual machines. Ubuntu is the world's third most popular operating system and powers desktop and laptop computers, servers, private and public clouds, phones and tablets, and embedded devices. There's never been a better time to install Ubuntu and move to an open source way of life. Get started with Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac Users today!
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haines, Nathan
Dewey number
005.4/32
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The expert's voice in open source
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operating systems (Computers)
  • Open source software
Label
Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac users, Nathan Haines, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Installing Ubuntu
  • Copy Audio CDs to Your Computer
  • Listen to Podcasts
  • Back Up and Create Music CDs Using Brasero
  • Backing Up a Music CD
  • Burning a Disc Image to Blank Media
  • Creating a Music CD
  • Create Video DVDs Using DeVeDe
  • Organize and Edit Your Photos Using Shotwell
  • Importing Photos
  • Managing Events
  • Beginning the Install
  • Working with Photos
  • Editing Photos
  • Sharing Photos
  • Advanced Photo Editing Using GIMP and Darktable
  • Record and Process Audio Using Audacity
  • Play MIDI Files
  • Explore the Universe Using Stellarium
  • Play Legacy PC Games
  • Purchase Legacy Games from GOG.com
  • Run DOS Games and Software Using DOSBox
  • Setting Regional Settings
  • Play Adventure Games Using ScummVM
  • Play Commercial Games Using Steam
  • Summary
  • ch. 5
  • Command-Line Tricks and Applications
  • Introduction to the Command Line
  • Accessing the Command Line
  • The Ubuntu Command Line
  • Working with Files and Directories (Folders)
  • Running Commands
  • Creating the Primary User Account
  • Redirecting Output
  • See What's Running on Your Computer
  • Multitask on the Command Line
  • Diagnose a Connection to a Server
  • View Information about the Operating System
  • Determine Your Distribution and Version
  • Determine your Architecture and Kernel Version
  • Add New Users via Command Line
  • Check Your Disk Space
  • Edit Text Files
  • Install Proprietary Graphics and Network Drivers
  • Read Email
  • Browse the Web
  • IRC
  • Connecting to a Server
  • IRC Etiquette
  • Play Text-Based Games
  • Summary
  • ch. 6
  • Power User Tools
  • Managing Running Processes
  • Manually Install AMD Graphics Drivers
  • Managing Disks and Thumb Drives
  • Using Multiple Workspaces
  • Installing Alternate Desktop Environments
  • Installing Software from the Command Line
  • Understanding Ubuntu's Software Collection
  • Keeping Software Up to Date
  • Searching for Software
  • Installing New Software
  • Removing Software
  • Expand Your Software Options
  • Manually Install Nvidia Graphics Drivers
  • Creating Application Launchers for Programs
  • Working with Virtual Machines
  • Creating a Virtual Machine
  • Running Your Virtual Machine
  • Installing Guest Additions
  • Recommended Uses
  • Summary
  • Appendix A
  • Ubuntu Releases
  • Release Schedule
  • Additional Ubuntu Flavors
  • Long-Term Support
  • List of Ubuntu Releases
  • Appendix B
  • The Future of Ubuntu
  • Phones
  • Snappy
  • Ubuntu Personal
  • Summary
  • Installing Kubuntu
  • System Requirements
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Preparing to Install Kubuntu
  • Using Kubuntu
  • Installing Xubuntu
  • System Requirements
  • Preparing to Install Xubuntu
  • Using Xubuntu
  • Installing Lubuntu
  • System Requirements
  • Preparing to Install Lubuntu
  • Using Lubuntu
  • ch. 1
  • Installing Ubuntu GNOME
  • System Requirements
  • Preparing to Install Ubuntu GNOME
  • Using Ubuntu GNOME
  • Installing Ubuntu Server
  • System Requirements
  • Installing Ubuntu Server
  • Using Ubuntu Server
  • Installing a Minimal Ubuntu System
  • System Requirements
  • Installing Ubuntu
  • Installing a Minimal System
  • Using a Minimal Ubuntu System
  • Multiple Operating Systems
  • Dual-Boot with Ubuntu and Windows
  • Dual-Boot with Ubuntu and OS X
  • Summary
  • ch. 2
  • Getting Started with Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Desktop
  • Unity Launcher
  • Preparing to Install Ubuntu
  • Unity Dash
  • Unity Menu Bar and Indicators
  • Unity HUD
  • Managing Windows
  • Installing and Updating Software
  • Ubuntu Software Center
  • Updating Ubuntu
  • Upgrading Ubuntu
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Guest Access
  • System Requirements
  • Finding Things in Ubuntu Instead of Windows
  • Finding Things in Ubuntu Instead of OS X
  • Connecting to a Windows Desktop Remotely
  • Running Windows Applications
  • Connecting to Windows Shared Folders and Printers
  • Sharing Files and Printers with Other Computers
  • Sharing Printers between Computers
  • Sharing Office Documents with Others
  • Sharing Photos and Graphics with Others
  • Formatting Disks to Work with Other Operating Systems
  • Creating an Ubuntu DVD
  • Summary
  • ch. 3
  • Productivity at Home and Work
  • Writing Documents without Distractions Using FocusWriter
  • Managing your Personal Finances Using HomeBank
  • Managing Your Professional Email, Contacts, and Calendar Using Evolution
  • Managing Your Calendar with Thunderbird Using Lightning
  • Integrating Your Online Accounts with Ubuntu
  • Chatting Online with Friends
  • Organizing Your Thoughts with Mind-Mapping Software Using Freemind
  • Creating a Bootable Ubuntu USB Drive
  • Personal Wiki Note Taking Software Using Tomboy
  • Installing Additional Language Support
  • Configuring Language Support
  • Configuring Your Text Entry Settings
  • Adjusting Keyboard Settings
  • Installing Language Fonts
  • Keeping Track of Your Personal Time Management Using Hamster
  • Organizing Collections of Books, Movies, Games, and More Using Tellico
  • Managing your Ebook Library Using Calibre
  • Printing Labels and Cards Using gLabels
  • Booting into Ubuntu
  • Backing Up and Restoring Personal Files Using Deja Dup
  • Restoring Files
  • Capturing Screenshots and Recording Your Desktop Using GNOME Screenshot and Kazam
  • GNOME Screenshot
  • Kazam
  • Summary
  • ch. 4
  • Enjoying Media and Other Entertainment
  • Play DVDs and Media Files
  • Organize Your CD and Digital Music Collection Using Rhythmbox
Control code
ocn922071981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781484206089
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4842-0608-9
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000665
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)922071981
Label
Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac users, Nathan Haines, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Installing Ubuntu
  • Copy Audio CDs to Your Computer
  • Listen to Podcasts
  • Back Up and Create Music CDs Using Brasero
  • Backing Up a Music CD
  • Burning a Disc Image to Blank Media
  • Creating a Music CD
  • Create Video DVDs Using DeVeDe
  • Organize and Edit Your Photos Using Shotwell
  • Importing Photos
  • Managing Events
  • Beginning the Install
  • Working with Photos
  • Editing Photos
  • Sharing Photos
  • Advanced Photo Editing Using GIMP and Darktable
  • Record and Process Audio Using Audacity
  • Play MIDI Files
  • Explore the Universe Using Stellarium
  • Play Legacy PC Games
  • Purchase Legacy Games from GOG.com
  • Run DOS Games and Software Using DOSBox
  • Setting Regional Settings
  • Play Adventure Games Using ScummVM
  • Play Commercial Games Using Steam
  • Summary
  • ch. 5
  • Command-Line Tricks and Applications
  • Introduction to the Command Line
  • Accessing the Command Line
  • The Ubuntu Command Line
  • Working with Files and Directories (Folders)
  • Running Commands
  • Creating the Primary User Account
  • Redirecting Output
  • See What's Running on Your Computer
  • Multitask on the Command Line
  • Diagnose a Connection to a Server
  • View Information about the Operating System
  • Determine Your Distribution and Version
  • Determine your Architecture and Kernel Version
  • Add New Users via Command Line
  • Check Your Disk Space
  • Edit Text Files
  • Install Proprietary Graphics and Network Drivers
  • Read Email
  • Browse the Web
  • IRC
  • Connecting to a Server
  • IRC Etiquette
  • Play Text-Based Games
  • Summary
  • ch. 6
  • Power User Tools
  • Managing Running Processes
  • Manually Install AMD Graphics Drivers
  • Managing Disks and Thumb Drives
  • Using Multiple Workspaces
  • Installing Alternate Desktop Environments
  • Installing Software from the Command Line
  • Understanding Ubuntu's Software Collection
  • Keeping Software Up to Date
  • Searching for Software
  • Installing New Software
  • Removing Software
  • Expand Your Software Options
  • Manually Install Nvidia Graphics Drivers
  • Creating Application Launchers for Programs
  • Working with Virtual Machines
  • Creating a Virtual Machine
  • Running Your Virtual Machine
  • Installing Guest Additions
  • Recommended Uses
  • Summary
  • Appendix A
  • Ubuntu Releases
  • Release Schedule
  • Additional Ubuntu Flavors
  • Long-Term Support
  • List of Ubuntu Releases
  • Appendix B
  • The Future of Ubuntu
  • Phones
  • Snappy
  • Ubuntu Personal
  • Summary
  • Installing Kubuntu
  • System Requirements
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Preparing to Install Kubuntu
  • Using Kubuntu
  • Installing Xubuntu
  • System Requirements
  • Preparing to Install Xubuntu
  • Using Xubuntu
  • Installing Lubuntu
  • System Requirements
  • Preparing to Install Lubuntu
  • Using Lubuntu
  • ch. 1
  • Installing Ubuntu GNOME
  • System Requirements
  • Preparing to Install Ubuntu GNOME
  • Using Ubuntu GNOME
  • Installing Ubuntu Server
  • System Requirements
  • Installing Ubuntu Server
  • Using Ubuntu Server
  • Installing a Minimal Ubuntu System
  • System Requirements
  • Installing Ubuntu
  • Installing a Minimal System
  • Using a Minimal Ubuntu System
  • Multiple Operating Systems
  • Dual-Boot with Ubuntu and Windows
  • Dual-Boot with Ubuntu and OS X
  • Summary
  • ch. 2
  • Getting Started with Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Desktop
  • Unity Launcher
  • Preparing to Install Ubuntu
  • Unity Dash
  • Unity Menu Bar and Indicators
  • Unity HUD
  • Managing Windows
  • Installing and Updating Software
  • Ubuntu Software Center
  • Updating Ubuntu
  • Upgrading Ubuntu
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Guest Access
  • System Requirements
  • Finding Things in Ubuntu Instead of Windows
  • Finding Things in Ubuntu Instead of OS X
  • Connecting to a Windows Desktop Remotely
  • Running Windows Applications
  • Connecting to Windows Shared Folders and Printers
  • Sharing Files and Printers with Other Computers
  • Sharing Printers between Computers
  • Sharing Office Documents with Others
  • Sharing Photos and Graphics with Others
  • Formatting Disks to Work with Other Operating Systems
  • Creating an Ubuntu DVD
  • Summary
  • ch. 3
  • Productivity at Home and Work
  • Writing Documents without Distractions Using FocusWriter
  • Managing your Personal Finances Using HomeBank
  • Managing Your Professional Email, Contacts, and Calendar Using Evolution
  • Managing Your Calendar with Thunderbird Using Lightning
  • Integrating Your Online Accounts with Ubuntu
  • Chatting Online with Friends
  • Organizing Your Thoughts with Mind-Mapping Software Using Freemind
  • Creating a Bootable Ubuntu USB Drive
  • Personal Wiki Note Taking Software Using Tomboy
  • Installing Additional Language Support
  • Configuring Language Support
  • Configuring Your Text Entry Settings
  • Adjusting Keyboard Settings
  • Installing Language Fonts
  • Keeping Track of Your Personal Time Management Using Hamster
  • Organizing Collections of Books, Movies, Games, and More Using Tellico
  • Managing your Ebook Library Using Calibre
  • Printing Labels and Cards Using gLabels
  • Booting into Ubuntu
  • Backing Up and Restoring Personal Files Using Deja Dup
  • Restoring Files
  • Capturing Screenshots and Recording Your Desktop Using GNOME Screenshot and Kazam
  • GNOME Screenshot
  • Kazam
  • Summary
  • ch. 4
  • Enjoying Media and Other Entertainment
  • Play DVDs and Media Files
  • Organize Your CD and Digital Music Collection Using Rhythmbox
Control code
ocn922071981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781484206089
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4842-0608-9
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000665
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)922071981

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