Ubuntu 10.10 Essentials

Free Online Book: Ubuntu 10.10 Essentials

Free online book “Ubuntu 10.10 Essentials” by Techotopia. The purpose of this book is to provide an overview of the essential knowledge required to use and maintain an Ubuntu 10.10 system.


From the basics of installation, configuring the desktop and implementing wireless networking through to tasks such as configuring firewalls, setting up a web server, adding disk drives and swap space, configuring KVM based virtualization and providing remote desktop access via an SSH tunnel, Ubuntu Essentials takes a step by step approach to installing, using and administering Ubuntu 10.10.

Table of Contents

  • The History of Ubuntu
  • How to Download and Try Ubuntu
  • Performing a Clean Ubuntu Installation
  • Installing Ubuntu on a Windows System (Dual booting)
  • Installing Ubuntu 10.x on a Windows Disk with Wubi
  • Allocating a Windows Partition to Ubuntu 10.x
  • Logging into the Ubuntu 10.x GNOME Desktop
  • A Guided Tour of the Ubuntu 10.x GNOME Desktop
  • Ubuntu 10.x Screensaver, Desktop Lock and Power Management Configuration
  • Changing the Ubuntu 10.x GNOME Desktop Background
  • Installing and Customizing Ubuntu 10.x Desktop Themes
  • Configuring Ubuntu 10.x Desktop Fonts
  • Configuring the Ubuntu 10.x Desktop Panels
  • Configuring the Ubuntu 10.x Desktop Menu System
  • Ubuntu 10.x Desktop Visual Effects
  • Configuring Ubuntu 10.x Wireless Networking
  • Browsing My Computer, Files and Folders on the Ubuntu 10.x Desktop
  • Configuring the Ubuntu 10.x File Manager
  • Ubuntu 10.x Desktop – Starting Applications on Login
  • Ubuntu 10.x Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Configuring Ubuntu 10.x Printers
  • Connecting an Ubuntu 10.x System to a DSL Modem
  • Ubuntu 10.x Firewall Basics
  • Using Firestarter to Configure an Ubuntu 10.x Firewall
  • Managing Ubuntu 10.x Users and Groups
  • Configuring Ubuntu 10.x Remote Access using SSH
  • Remote Access to the Ubuntu 10.x Desktop
  • Displaying Ubuntu 10.x Applications Remotely (X11 Forwarding)
  • Configuring an Ubuntu 10.x Based Web Server
  • Sharing Ubuntu 10.x Folders with Remote Linux and UNIX Systems
  • Sharing Ubuntu 10.x Folders with Remote Windows Systems
  • Configuring an Ubuntu 10.x Mail Client (Evolution)
  • Sending and Receiving GMail Email on an Ubuntu 10.x System
  • Adding a New Disk Drive to an Ubuntu 10.x System
  • Adding and Managing Ubuntu 10.x Swap Space
  • Installing and Configuring Ubuntu 10.x KVM Virtualization
  • Creating an Ubuntu 10.x KVM Networked Bridge Interface
  • Installing an Ubuntu 10.x KVM Guest OS from the Command-line (virt-install and virsh)
  • Managing and Monitoring Ubuntu 10.x based KVM Guest Systems

Book Details

Author(s): Neil Smyth
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 250
Link: Read online.

2 Responses to “Ubuntu 10.10 Essentials”

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