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Try out 18 different Linux distributions to see which one is right for you
Many Internet sites you visit or gadgets you use are run by Linux systems. Now you can try out Linux on your own PC! Run Linux live or install it side by side with your Windows or Mac OS system. This book includes step-by-step instructions and software to use Linux as a desktop, server, or programmer's workstation. Move to software freedom and find the right Linux for your home, school, small business, or enterprise.
Install and use the latest Linux systems for desktops and servers
Access free and open source software for e-mail, Web browsing, and games
Launch all your music, video, images, and documents in Linux
Set up your own print, file, e-mail, and Web servers
Get a stable and secure system using Linux firewall and security tools
Create your own cool apps with useful programming tools
A total of 18 different Linux distributions are included on the DVD and CD-ROM.
To try out Linux, boot directly Ubuntu, openSUSE, KNOPPIX, Fedora, PCLinuxOS, Gentoo, BackTrack, and other live Linux distributions
To keep Linux permanently, install those and other distributions to your hard disk
What's on the DVD and CD-ROM?
Ubuntu Linux (live/install)
Fedora Linux (live/install)
Gentoo Linux (live/install)
Slackware® Linux (install)
Mandriva One (live/install)
Puppy Linux (live/install)
Debian GNU/Linux(network install)
Damn Small Linux (live/install)
Coyote Linux (floppy firewall)
Tiny Core (live)
All software built for x86 computers
See chapters on each distribution for system requirements
Good book as it has most teckie needs. However, now everything is online and we don't need book in paper versionPublished 19 months ago by OC_Mango
Linux moves in leaps and bounds, and while I bought this book when it came out almost everything contained in it is outdated. Read morePublished on June 4, 2011 by Eric Sebasta
This book is not Linux bible in any way. Like another reviewer stated, it is a fluff volume of mostly useless writing bundled with outdated Linux versions. Read morePublished on March 15, 2011 by Lalice
My interest and selection of this book is because I am taking a course on UNIX/LINUX in college. I wanted a good overview of what was available, and the opportunity to play with... Read morePublished on December 22, 2010 by Michael Reeves
I won't say the book was bad but it covered zero new material for me. I was just really disappointed, a book titled the linux BIBLE i would have thought it was more detailed... Read morePublished on July 25, 2010 by mike
nice book for the beginner, I can get information all variant of Linux & choose which better for me, CD&DVD contains complete distro as live or boot CDPublished on June 13, 2010 by Redy Wibisono
Christopher Negus is the guru of Linux. He's written widely on the subject and I've learned from everything of his that I have read. Read morePublished on March 5, 2010 by Jerry Saperstein
Nací a la programación con UNIX pero soy un Microsoft Solutions Provider. Read more