- Paperback: 366 pages
- Publisher: Apress; 1st ed. edition (June 11, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1484213939
- ISBN-13: 978-1484213933
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.9 x 10 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,093,475 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Introducing Linux Distros 1st ed. Edition
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From the Back Cover
Teaches you the pros and the cons of the most frequently used Linux distributions in order to determine the one that works best for you. You will explore each distro, step by step, so that you don't have to endure hours of web surfing, countless downloads, confusion from foreign concepts and, at worst, reading complex and long-winded installation guides. You will benefit from the author's long-term experience of working hands-on with each Linux distro, enabling you to choose the best distro for your long-term needs.The first barrier that a new Linux user has to face is the overwhelming number of "flavors" of this operating system. These varieties are commonly known as distros (from distribution), and to date there are more than three hundred active Linux distros from which you may choose. So, how do you choose just one? You can choose the most popular at the moment, or take a friend or colleague’s advice. But are you sure that it is the one that you really need? Making the wrong decision will undeniably lead to a disappointing experience with this operating system. You need to choose the right Linux distro for you and your needs.
Start exploring the open source world today with Introducing Linux Distros.
About the Author
Jose Dieguez Castro is a senior systems administrator, currently working as a freelance consultant. Jose has worked on a wide range of projects, from small to large infrastructures in both the private and public sector. When he is asked about his specialty, he answers: "To get the job done." He also likes to think of himself as a developer who cares too much about free software. Photography, sports, music, and reading are the ways he frees his mind from work.
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