Ubuntu Linux Essentials

Ubuntu Linux Essentials

Ubuntu Linux Essentials is an online book designed to provide everything a user needs to know to install, use and administer an Ubuntu Linux system.


The purpose of this ebook is to provide an overview of the essential knowledge required to install, use and maintain an Ubuntu Linux system. From the basics of installation, configuring the desktop and setting up networking through to tasks such as configuring firewalls, setting up a web server and providing remote desktop access via an SSH tunnel, Ubuntu Essentials takes a step by step approach to installing, using and administering Ubuntu Linux.

Table of Contents

  • The History of Ubuntu Linux
  • How to Try Ubuntu Linux
  • Performing a Clean Ubuntu Linux Installation
  • Installing Ubuntu Linux on a Windows System (Dual booting)
  • Installing Ubuntu on a Windows Disk with Wubi
  • Allocating a Windows Partition to Ubuntu Linux
  • Configuring Ubuntu Linux Wireless Networking
  • Configuring the Ubuntu GNOME Desktop Background and Themes
  • Customizing the Ubuntu GNOME Desktop Panels
  • Configuring Ubuntu Linux Printers
  • Connecting an Ubuntu Linux System to a DSL Modem
  • Updating Ubuntu Linux
  • Basic Ubuntu Linux Firewall Configuration
  • Using Firestarter to Configure an Ubuntu Linux Firewall
  • Managing Ubuntu Linux Users and Groups
  • Configuring Ubuntu Linux Remote Access using SSH
  • Remote Access to the Ubuntu Linux Desktop
  • Displaying Ubuntu Linux Applications Remotely (X11 Forwarding)
  • Configuring an Ubuntu Linux Based Web Server
  • Sharing Ubuntu Linux Folders with Remote Linux and UNIX Systems
  • Sharing Ubuntu Linux Folders with Remote Windows Systems
  • Adding a New Disk Drive to an Ubuntu Linux System

Book Details

Author(s): Techotopia
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 228
Link: Read online.

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