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1. Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference

Website www.ubuntupocketguide.com


Author Keir Thomas
Format PDF
Pages 152

This book is a concise companion for everyday Ubuntu use. It provides a good grounding in getting to grips with the Ubuntu 8.04 and 8.10 distributions.

Topics covered include:

Installing & Configuring Ubuntu
Learning how to use the desktop covering logging in, layout, virtual desktops, and useful applications
Understanding how user accounts and the filesystem work
Getting to grips with the command-line
Software management including an overview of Synaptic, working with repositories, and a basic overview of compiling from source code
Securing the system, including configuring a firewall, antivirus, and how to encrypt file and folders
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2. Two Bits

Website twobits.net

Author Christopher M. Kelty
Format PDF
Pages 400

In Two Bits, the author investigates the history and cultural significance of Free Software, revealing the people and practices that have transformed not only software, but also music, film, science, and education.

The book focuses on three different areas:

Geeks, Recursive Publics, Protestant Reformers, Polymaths, and Transhumanists
Describes what Free Software is and where it came from, with five chapters detailing the historical narrative of a particular kind of practice: creating a movement, sharing source code, conceptualizing openness or open systems, writing copyright (and copyleft) licenses, and coordinating collaborations
Modulations
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3. The Linux Starter Pack

Website www.tuxradar.com/linuxstarterpack

Author Future Publishing
Format PDF
Pages 130

Here's a complete guide to using Linux, taking you from beginner level to an intermediate user with ease. This book shows users how to install Linux, navigate around the desktop, use common software, add more programs and fix any problems that may be encountered.

It offers sections on:

The Linux desktop including Compiz desktop effects
OpenOffice.org Writer, Calc, Impress Base
Photo editing
Playing games
Multimedia including using media codecs, media ripping, disc burning, creating disc inlays
Internet: Surfing the web, instant messaging, BitTorrent downloads
Adding software
Software recommendations
Printing documents
Account management
Security
Glossary of technical terms
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4. The Easiest Linux Guide You'll Ever Read

Website www.suseblog.com

Author Scott Morris
Format PDF
Pages 160

The target audience for this book are individuals who are competent with using Windows, who have never attempted to use Linux but are interested in giving it a try. The overall objective is to give people a bridge from what they already know to the powerful, fascinating world of the Linux operating system.

The book explains:

How to get Linux
Learn about the Desktop
How to install applications
The command line
Explains where Linux is similar to Windows
Explains the key differences between these two operating systems
Dispels many myths about Linux
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5. Producing Open Source Software

Website producingoss.com

Author Karl Fogel
Format PDF, XML, Single HTML page, Multiple HTML pages
Pages 192

Producing Open Source Software is a book about the human side of open source development. It describes how successful projects operate, the expectations of users and developers, and the culture of free software.

This book is meant for software developers and managers who are considering starting an open source project, or who have started one and are wondering what to do now.

Topics covered include:

General advice on starting a project: Choose a Good Name, Have a Clear Mission Statement, Make it clear the Project is Free, Scope the Project
Technical Infrastucture such as Mailing Lists, Version Control, Bug tracking, Web site
Social and Political Infrastructure
How to bring funding into a free software environment
The art of good communications
Packaging, Releasing and Daily Development
Managing Volunteers

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