- Linux For Dummies,6th Edition, shows first-time Linux desktop users how to install and use Linux on the desktop in the For Dummies’ friendly, easy-to-understand style. This edition focuses on the latest versions of six of the most popular Linux distributions: Fedora Core, SuSE, Mandrake, Xandros, Linspire (formerly Lindows), and Knoppix. It includes distribution-specific installation instructions. It has one chapter devoted exclusively to installing Fedora Core, the most popular distribution, and another chapter with individual sections for installing each of the remaining distributions. Other topics covered include prepping your computer for Linux; booting and stopping Linux; connecting to the Internet; surfing the Web; using email; using cool Internet tools; and manipulating files and directories. In addition, this revised edition includes the following new material:
1.Coverage of the Xandros, Linspire (formerly Lindows), and Knoppix distributions;
2. Coverage of the wireless Internet connection;
3. Coverage of the new SELinux infrastructure, an important new security feature; and
4. Updated GNOME and KDE coverage.
- Series features: Linux For Dummies, 6th Edition, is written in the friendly, humorous, and easy-to-understand style that is the hallmark of the For Dummies brand.