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Beginning Fedora

From Novice to Professional

Authors: Thomas, Keir, Sharma, Jayant

  • Based on proven format and content: adapted from Keir Thomas' best-selling Beginning Ubuntu: From Novice to Professional and co-authored by Keir Thomas
  • The only book to cover the Fedora Linux distribution from the desktop perspective, showing users how to carry out everyday tasks such as playing MP3s and video, managing and editing photos, and performing office tasks
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Beginning Fedora: From Novice to Professional guides you through the tasks most new Linux users desire to perform, while explaining potentially confusing concepts along the way. It will steer you through system customization opportunities and common tasks like listening to audio CDs and MP3s, watching movies, and performing office- and Internet-related jobs. A large part of the book is dedicated to advanced command-line techniques necessary to maintain your system and become a true Linux master!

Highlights of this title include the following:

  • Provides an illustrated, step-by-step guide to Fedora installation and hardware configuration
  • Includes a DVD consisting of the latest Fedora operating system. Just place the disk into your drive and begin!
  • Eases the transition from the Windows to the Linux desktop by focusing on key everyday tasks such as file management, peripheral configuration, MP3/video playback, and office tasks

About the authors

Keir Thomas is an award-winning author who has written several best-selling beginning-level Linux titles for Apress. A former computer magazine editor, he has been writing about computers, operating systems, and software for a decade. He has also edited many computing titles and works as a full-time author. He lives on the side of a mountain in England, and his hobbies include hiking and playing musical instruments.

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eBook $29.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-0297-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-59059-855-9
  • book with DVD
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning Fedora
Book Subtitle
From Novice to Professional
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Apress
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0297-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0297-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-855-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 519
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