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8 mini books chock full of Linux! Inside, over 800 pages of Linux topics are organized into eight task-oriented mini books that help you understand all aspects of the latest OS distributions of the most popular open-source operating system in use today. Topics include getting up and running with basics, desktops, networking, internet services, administration, security, scripting, Linux certification, and more. This new edition of Linux All-in-One For Dummies has a unique focus on Ubuntu, while still including coverage of Debian, Red Hat, SuSE, and others. The market is looking for administrators, and part of the qualifications needed for job openings is the authentication of skills by vendor-neutral third parties (CompTIA/Linux Professional Institute)—and that’s something other books out there don’t address. Install and configure peripherals, software packages, and keep everything current Connect to the internet, set up a local area network (including a primer on TCP/IP, and managing a local area network using configuration tools and files) Browse the web securely and anonymously Get everything you need to pass your entry-level Linux certification exams This book is for anyone getting familiar with the Linux OS, and those looking for test-prep content as they study for the level-1 Linux certification!

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As a market-leading, free, open-source Linux operating system (OS), Fedora 10 is implemented in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and serves as an excellent OS for those who want more frequent updates. Bestselling author Christopher Negus offers an ideal companion resource for both new and advanced Linux users. He presents clear, thorough instructions so you can learn how to make Linux installation simple and painless, take advantage of the desktop interface, and use the Linux shell, file system, and text editor. He also describes key system administration skills, including setting up users, automating system tasks, backing up and restoring files, and understanding the latest security issues and threats. Included is both a DVD distribution of Fedora Linux 10 and a bootable Fedora LiveCD. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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More than a quarter of a million copies sold in previous editions! Freedom is a feature With Fedora's new Online Desktop, you are free to shape your desktop environment to include the services, applications, and online friends you desire. As always, Fedora's total dedication to freedom lets you draw on thousands of free software packages to create the exact desktop or server computer you need. Fedora puts together the software (provided here on CD and DVD). This book acts as a guide to everything from playing music and writing documents to configuring many powerful Web, file, print, DHCP, and database servers. Customize Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux to: Explore your computer or the Internet from GNOME®, KDE®, or Online Desktops Manage and use documents, spreadsheets, presentations, music, and images Try the new advanced PulseAudio sound server Draw from online software repositories with Package Manager and Package Updater Build an Internet server with e-mail, Web, DNS, FTP, and database services Secure your computer with firewalls, password protection, and SELinux Try out cutting-edge Fedora 8 features: Use Codeina to get legal software to play MP3, Windows media, and other audio/video formats Organize photos, music, friends, docs, and Web favorites in the new experimental Online Desktop Explore the latest in KVM and QEMU virtualization and AIGLX 3D-desktop What's on the DVD and CD-ROM? Install Fedora 8 (8GB) from DVD Boot Fedora 8 GNOME Live CD, and then install its contents to your hard drive System Requirements: Please see the Preface and Appendix A for details and complete system requirements. Open for more! Check out the new Online Desktop Find ten cool things to do with Fedora Run a Fedora 8 quick install Add pop and power with Online Desktop and 3D acceleration Organizing the people, places, and things you need on your desktop is now easier with the new GNOME Online Desktop. Get organized, then pile on some bling with 3D-accelerated desktop effects. Put friends, photos, and fun on your new Online Desktop Your favorite people and your online favorites are totally accessible from the new GNOME Online Desktop. Play with 3D desktop animations Continued improvements in 3D software let you rotate workspaces on a 3D cube, choose 3D minimize effects, and set 3D wobble effects.

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Welcome to the world of Windows 10! Are you ready to become the resident Windows 10 expert in your office? Look no further! This book is your one-stop shop for everything related to the latest updates to this popular operating system. With the help of this comprehensive resource, you'll be able to back up your data and ensure the security of your network, use Universal Apps to make your computer work smarter, and personalize your Windows 10 experience. Windows 10 powers more than 400 million devices worldwide—and now you can know how to make it work better for you with Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies. You’ll find out how to personalize Windows, use the universal apps, control your system, secure Windows 10, and so much more. Covers the most recent updates to this globally renowned operating system Shows you how to start out with Windows 10 Walks you through maintaining and enhancing the system Makes it easy to connect with universal and social apps If you’re a businessperson or Windows power-user looking to make this popular software program work for you, the buck stops here!

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Get up to speed on Windows 10 With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, getting familiar with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you're interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further. This book uses a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first-time Windows 10 users who are over-50, providing easy-to-understand language, large-print text, and an abundance of helpful images along the way! Work with Windows 10 on any device Upload, edit, and download pictures Play games and enjoy social media Keep your system secure Perform routine maintenance If you’ve just purchased your first computer or upgraded to a new model, Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies offers everything you need to make the transition as smooth as possible!

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If you’re curious, but hesitant, about finding your way around Microsoft’s new Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 For Dummies is the book for you. This friendly reference shows you everything you need to know – from installation and deployment to building and running a Windows Server 2008 network. Server-based networking really is a big deal, and this 100% plain-English guide helps you make the most of it. You’ll find out about Windows Server 2008’s important functions, capabilities and requirements; develop a network implementation plan; take a step-by-step walkthrough of the installation process; and get valuable tips on how to boost your bandwidth beyond belief! Before you know it, you’ll be configuring connections to the Universe, working with active directory, and treating domains and controllers like old pals. Discover how to: Build and connect your network Install and configure Windows Server 2008 Set up and manage directory services Manage users and groups Install and manage print servers Secure your network Troubleshoot active networks Plan for installing Active Directory Proclaim and manage your own domain Resolve names between TCP/IP and NetBIOS Manage shares, permissions, and more Develop and implement a regular backup protocol Windows Server 2008 For Dummies may be easy-going, but it’s simply packed with need-to-know stuff that will send you diving into Windows Server 2008 experience just for the fun of it. So start now!

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Take a guided tour of macOS High Sierra and discover just how much your Mac can do Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra is the perfect introduction to Apple's operating system. With clear, step-by-step instructions and plenty of rich visuals, it walks you through the new macOS High Sierra and demonstrates the essential tasks you need to know. You'll learn how to manipulate Preferences to customize your experience, make the most of your digital media, and streamline your workflow while having a little fun. You'll tour Photos, Messages, and Notifications, and get acquainted with Mission Control, the App Store, and Siri. New Mac users will appreciate the straightforward instruction, while veteran users will enjoy getting up to speed on the latest features introduced or upgraded in macOS High Sierra. macOS High Sierra is the latest incarnation of Apple's macOS, boasting elegant new visuals, several new features, and more seamless integration of Mac and iOS devices. If you use a Mac, you're going to want a guided tour that shows you just what macOS can do for you. Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra is your go-to guide, from the fundamentals to the neat little tricks that make the Mac experience something far beyond computing. • Edit and enhance photos with the powerful new tools on the Photos app • Browse the web safely with Safari's new privacy features • Share files quickly and easily using iCloud Drive • Use Siri to accomplish more in less time Like any computer, your Mac is a tool. And like any tool, the more you know about it, the more you get out of it. Discover the beauty, simplicity, and sheer functionality that millions already enjoy—and get ready to master your Mac with Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS High Sierra.

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A comprehensive guide to all aspects of Mac's newest operating system, OS X Lion The latest Mac operating system takes full advantage of the latest multi-touch trackpads, the new App Store for the desktop, and a host of upgrades that incorporate some of the best elements of the iPad experience. This book covers every new feature as well as all the basic Mac information for every level of expertise. Beginners will learn all about Mac OS X Lion and how to use it, while more advanced users can delve into tips, tricks, and higher-end professional information. Looks at Mac OS X Lion, the latest version of the Mac operating system, and its features that bring Mac power together with iPad convenience Offers comprehensive coverage of all the new features in depth, including multi-touch trackpad gestures, the App Store for Mac, Mission Control, and more Includes basic coverage to give beginners a thorough understanding of the Mac OS, plus advanced information for those who want professional tips, tricks, guidance, and much more Written by a recognized Apple expert and frequent contributor to Macworld Mac OS X Lion Bible gives beginners a sound foundation in the new Mac operating system and provides experienced users with the information to take their skills to the next level.

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Symbian OS continues to be the top operating system for smartphones across the world, with the number of Symbian OS phones sold now well beyond the 100 million mark. As more and more developers realize the huge opportunities available designing with Symbian OS, one of the first major obstacles they face is the sheer length of time it takes to start producing functional C++ applications for Symbian OS phones. «Quick Recipes on Symbian OS» provides easy-to-use recipes for mastering common development tasks. The book's structured, time-focused approach to becoming familiar with the basics allows readers to get up and running quickly. From the Author This book is meant as an entry point into the Symbian OS C++ development ecosystem. Our goal is to allow you to create a working prototype of your application for Symbian OS withing 2 weeks, using only this book, a computer, an internet connection and a Symbian phone. Inside, you will find reusable modules implementing the most common tasks developers usually have to labour on, along with enough information for you to understand them and integrate them into your own application. This book can be used in several ways: – as a learning exercise. – to complement a university course. – as a reference to keep on your desk.

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Many problems encountered by engineers developing code for specialized Symbian subsystems boil down to a lack of understanding of the core Symbian programming concepts. Developing Software for Symbian OS remedies this problem as it provides a comprehensive coverage of all the key concepts. Numerous examples and descriptions are also included, which focus on the concepts the author has seen developers struggle with the most. The book covers development ranging from low-level system programming to end user GUI applications. It also covers the development and packaging tools, as well as providing some detailed reference and examples for key APIs. The new edition includes a completely new chapter on platform security. The overall goal of the book is to provide introductory coverage of Symbian OS v9 and help developers with little or no knowledge of Symbian OS to develop as quickly as possible. There are few people with long Symbian development experience compared to demand, due to the rapid growth of Symbian in recent years, and developing software for new generation wireless devices requires knowledge and experience of OS concepts. This book will use many comparisons between Symbian OS and other OSes to help in that transition. Get yourself ahead with the perfect introduction to developing software for Symbian OS.