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The Ubuntu Book

The Ubuntu Book


The Ubuntu Book

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Many people making the move from Windows to a Linux distribution choose Ubuntu as their first step. The reasons for this are clear, as it provides a clean, attractive GUI with Unity, and usability by the bucket-load. In this book, you’ll discover the best features of Ubuntu’s default software, and the best FOSS apps for you to download from the Software Centre. We’ll even suggest some re-spins of Ubuntu to try, should you want to go beyond the basic Unity interface.

In this bookazine...

The ultimate handbook for all Ubuntu users

Ubuntu essentials
- Make sure you have your system set up covered with handy tips

Ubuntu apps
- Get to know the standard software packaged with Ubuntu

Supercharge Ubuntu
- Use these more advanced tricks to get more from your system

Beyond Ubuntu
- Explore different spins on Ubuntu and find your perfect desktop environment

Also inside...
- Dual boot with Ubuntu
- Customising the desktop
- Discover System Settings
- Tweak Security Settings
- Find your way around Dash
- Manage drives with Disks
- Get to grips with the command line
- Secure files with Deja Dup
- Explore the Software Centre
- Browse with Firefox
- Manage emails with Thunderbird
- Communicate with Empathy
- Explore LibreOffice Writer
- Unlock LibreOffice Calc tricks
- 20 LibreOffice tips & tricks
- Text editing with Gedit
- Create discs with Brasero
- Manage images with Shotwell
- Listen to songs with RhythmBox
- Touch up photos with GIMP
- Discover PulseAudio
- Best free software
- Partition with GParted
- Remote control workstations with Remmina
- BitTorrent with Transmission
- Visualise data with Chart.js
- Develop with Python
- Elementary Freya
- Netrunner 17 ‘Horizon’
- LXLE 14.04.3
- Deepin Linux 2014.3

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