From the Back Cover
Packed with valuable advice and secrets on every aspect of the Ubuntu Linux Distribution, this comprehensive guide delivers in-depth information on the Ubuntu workstation, server, and applications, and provides detailed coverage of Ubuntu Linux as a software development platform. The featured tips and tricks delve into the underlying applications and features of the Ubuntu Linux system so that you can get the most out of every application and system feature.
The Insider's Guide to:
Handling Files and File Properties (see Chapter 5)
Understanding the OpenOffice Suite (see Chapter 7)
Watching Web Clips and Editing Videos (see Chapter 12)
Connecting to the Network (see Chapter 14)
Working with Ubuntu Web Servers (see Chapter 21)
Programming in Python® (see Chapter 26)
Working with Ruby Code (see Chapter 29)
About the Author
Richard Blum has worked in the IT industry for nearly two decades as both a systems and network administrator. During this time he has administered UNIX, Linux, Novell, and Microsoft servers, and has helped design and maintain a 3,500-user network utilizing Cisco switches and routers. He is the author of several Linux books, including Professional Linux Programming, Linux For Dummies, 8th Edition, and Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible.