From the Back Cover
"I'm Ubuntu. Want to be friends?"
You've just gotta love Ubuntu; it's an irresistible package of usability, security, and support features. But a power user like you is just itching to teach it some new tricks. Show it how to play nicely with other systems. Develop its multitasking and communication skills. Free its inner video nd graphics talents. And make sure that when it ventures into the wild and wooly world of wireless, it keeps its doors locked.
Here's how to do all that and more.
Things you can do with Ubuntu
Step-by-step directions for all this and lots of other fun stuff
- Create an awesome interface
Expand your desktop across monitors or other computers
Add VoIP and instant messaging
Discover the joys of emulators
Focus on cameras and scanners
Customize application windows
Configure wireless networks
Boost boot-up efficiency
Tune kernel parameters
About the Author
Neal Krawetz, PhD, has been active in the security community for more than 15 years. He is skilled in computer forensics, profiling, cryptography and cryptanalysis, artificial intelligence, and software solutions, and often assists law enforcement. Neal enjoys a novel hobby—he collects operating systems. He's currently running RedHat, Ubuntu, Mac OS X, OpenBSD, Microsoft Windows, OS/2, Solaris, and HP-UX, among others.