9781936280520-1936280523-Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop: Applications and Administration

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop: Applications and Administration

ISBN-13: 9781936280520
ISBN-10: 1936280523
Author: Petersen, Richard
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Surfing Turtle Press
Format: Paperback 560 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781936280520
ISBN-10: 1936280523
Author: Petersen, Richard
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Surfing Turtle Press
Format: Paperback 560 pages

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Acknowledged authors Petersen, Richard wrote Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop: Applications and Administration comprising 560 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1936280523 and 9781936280520. Since then Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop: Applications and Administration textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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This book covers the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) release, focusing on applications and administrative tools. The emphasis here is on what users will face when using Ubuntu, covering topics like installation, applications, software management, the Ubuntu desktops (GNOME and KDE), shell commands, network connections, and system administration tasks. There are four parts: Getting Started, Applications, Desktops, and Administration. Part 1 focuses on getting started, covering Ubuntu information and resources, using Ubuntu Live DVD/USB discs, installing and setting up Ubuntu, upgrading Ubuntu, basic use of the desktop interface, and connecting to wired and wireless networks. Ubuntu Software and Synaptic Package manager, which provides easy and effective software management, are both discussed. Part 2 keys in on office, multimedia, mail, Internet, and social media applications. Part 3 covers the Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Cinnamon, Xubuntu, and Lubuntu desktops. as well as the BASH shell. The Ubuntu desktop with the GNOME interface is examined in detail. Ubuntu GNOME uses a Dock and a Dash (dashboard) to manage access to applications and devices. Part 4 deals with administration topics, first discussing system tools like the GNOME system monitor, the Disk Usage Analyzer, and Disk Utility (Udisks). Then a detailed chapter on Ubuntu system administration tools is presented, covering tasks such as managing users and file systems, Bluetooth setup, network folder sharing, backups, and printing. The network connections chapter covers a variety of network tasks, including manual configuration of wired and wireless connections, and firewalls (the Gufw and FirewallD).

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