How to do Everything Ubuntu

How to do Everything Ubuntu

Jeffrey Orloff

Language: English

Pages: 349

ISBN: 0071549366

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

How to Do Everything: Ubuntu leads you through the interface, the built-in applications, and the process of installing software and peripherals.

You'll get details on the full-featured productivity suite, as well as the fun side of Ubuntu, including graphics, photos, music, videos, and games.

Maximize the power of Ubuntu-on PCs or Macs-with help from this practical guide.

Remember if you do like what you've seen then do a web search and buy the book.
















is a stunning enhancement to any desktop environment in GNU/Linux. Since Beryl is so visually stunning, it takes quite a bit of computing power and specific video cards to work. If you are interested in installing Beryl on your Ubuntu system, make sure that your computer has at least 512MB of RAM, although 1GB RAM is recommended. Likewise, the Visual Effects tab allows you to enhance the visual effects of the GNOME desktop environment. Although many people opt for the most visually pleasing

make sure this software and all other applications are updated frequently. Most importantly, it is up to you to use these security applications. Installing Firestarter No, we are not installing a copy of Drew Barrymore’s early work. We are installing one of the most essential parts of a sound computer security plan, the firewall. Over the years, the term “firewall” has been misunderstood by some. It is sometimes defined as a tool that restricts access to certain web sites. Although some

taken back to the spreadsheet. To select data, use your mouse to select a series by choosing the first cell, and then dragging the mouse over the other cells while holding down the left mouse button. When you release the mouse button, Calc will bring you back to the wizard, as shown next. 136 Part III Open the Door to OpenOffice FIGURE 10-8 Spreadsheet with a Chart When you click Next, you will be asked to select the categories. This can be done the same way you selected your data in the

Save As. As with all other applications, you can select the file type to match Microsoft PowerPoint or keep it as an .odp file that is native to Impress. Nowadays, the World Wide Web is one of the most widely used methods of displaying information. To accommodate this, Impress allows you to export your presentation to be displayed on the Web. To do this, select File | Export, and the Export window will open. Here you have the option to export your slide show presentation as an HTML

by an e-mail that read, “Linus likes penguins.” The name Tux has been rumored to be an acronym for “Torvalds’ UniX,” but many state that the name is simply short for “Tuxedo.” Tux appears on most web sites dedicated to Linux and has been dressed in many different costumes by users who freely manipulate the artwork. One of the biggest projects to come out of Stallman’s free software movement was an operating system that he and other programmers wrote in 1990 called GNU, a recursive acronym for

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