Essential Linux fast

  • Ian┬áChivers

Part of the Essential Series book series (ES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  16. Back Matter
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About this book


Linux has become increasingly popular as an alternative operating system to Microsoft Windows as its ease of installation and use has improved. This, combined with an ever growing range of applications, makes it an attractive alternative to Windows for many people.
Essential Linux fast covers areas such as:
- The essential preliminaries that should be carried out before installing Linux
- Installing a Linux system
- Configuring peripherals
- Using X windows
- Basic and intermediate Unix commands
- Using the Internet with Linux
- Using Linux for document preparation
- Using Linux for programming
If you want to make the switch from Windows, this is the book you need. Ian Chivers tells you how to get and install Linux and explains why Linux is becoming the hottest operating system of the millennium.


Administration GNU Installation KDE Linux Red Hat TCP/IP X-Window database file system network administration operating system programming server system administration

Authors and affiliations

  • Ian┬áChivers
    • 1
  1. 1.The Computer CentreKings CollegeLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-85233-408-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-0301-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1439-975X
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