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Ubuntu Netbooks

The Path to Low-Cost Computing

By Sander van Vugt

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Written by Linux expert author Sander van Vugt, Ubuntu Netbooks: The Path to Low-Cost Computing shows you everything you need to make the best of your netbook with Ubuntu. You'll speed up your netbook, connect to the Internet using 3G, make calls using Skype, use multimedia and cloud applications, and much more.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-2441-9
  • User Level: Beginner
  • Publication Date: November 30, 2009
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $24.99
  • eBook Price: $17.99
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Welcome to the cloud for users, where the speed of Ubuntu and the ease of cloud applications unite. You can now speed up your netbook, connect to the world using 3G modems, or make calls using Skype with Ubuntu. You can even change your desktop altogether without having to worry about netbook screen real estate. Now, you will never have to worry about the lack of documentation for your netbook again.

  • Install and configure Ubuntu on a netbook.
  • Connect and secure Ubuntu on your netbook.
  • Tune Ubuntu and cloud applications to run on your netbook.

What you’ll learn

  • Install Ubuntu on a netbook
  • Connect to the Internet via 3G modems
  • Trick out Ubuntu with new applications
  • Work with multimedia
  • Optimize Ubuntu for your netbook

Who this book is for

Every netbook user who is using Linux on netbooks or wants to replace XP with Linux.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Installing Ubuntu on a Netbook
  2. Starting to Use Ubuntu Netbook Remix
  3. Getting Connected
  4. Netbook Online
  5. Creating Office Files
  6. Working with Media
  7. Optimizing Netbook Settings
  8. Netbook Management
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