The Linux Cookbook: Tips and Techniques for Everyday Use

The Linux Cookbook: Tips and Techniques for Everyday Use

The Linux Cookbook is a good guide for beginners who want to learn about the standard commands that are available on all systems. It is your guide to getting the most out of Linux.


Organized by general task (such as working with text, managing files, and manipulating graphics), each section contains a series of step-by-step recipes that help you to get your work done quickly and efficiently, most often from the command line. Nearly 50 percent larger than the first edition, this new edition includes hundreds of new recipes as well as new sections on package management; file conversion; multimedia; working with sound files (including OGG and MP3); Vi text editing; advanced text manipulation; and more. Perfect as an introduction to Linux, or as a desktop reference for the seasoned user. Covers the major Linux distributions.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • What Every Linux User Knows
  • The Shell
  • The X Window System
  • Files and Directories
  • Sharing Files
  • Finding Files
  • Managing Files
  • Viewing Text
  • Text Editing
  • Grammar and Reference
  • Analyzing Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Searching Text
  • Typesetting and Word Processing
  • Fonts
  • Viewing Images
  • Editing Images
  • Importing Images
  • PostScript
  • Sound Files
  • Audio Compact Discs
  • Editing Sound Files
  • Disk Storage
  • Printing
  • Cross-Platform Conversions
  • Reminders
  • Mathematics
  • Communications
  • Email
  • The World Wide Web
  • Other Internet Services
  • Administrative Issues

Book Details

Author(s): Michael Stutz
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 829
Link: Read online.

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