By Jonathan Oxer, Kyle Rankin
Ubuntu Linux--the most well-liked Linux distribution at the planet--preserves the spirit embodied within the old African note "ubuntu," this means that either "humanity to others" and "I am what i'm due to who all of us are." Ubuntu received the "Linux magazine" Reader's selection Award for most sensible Linux distribution and is continually the top-ranked Linux variation on DistroWatch.com. the explanation this distribution is so largely well known is that Ubuntu is designed to be beneficial, usable, customizable, and continuously to be had at no cost around the world.
Ubuntu Hacks is your one-stop resource for all the group wisdom you want to get the main out of Ubuntu: a suite of a hundred suggestions and instruments to aid new and skilled Linux clients set up, configure, and customise Ubuntu. With this set of hacks, you may get Ubuntu Linux operating precisely the means you would like it to. how to: set up and test-drive Ubuntu Linux. continue your process operating easily flip Ubuntu right into a multimedia powerhouse: rip and burn discs, watch movies, take heed to tune, and extra Take Ubuntu at the street with wireless instant networking, Bluetooth, and so forth. Hook up a number of screens and allow your video card's three-D acceleration Run Ubuntu with virtualization expertise resembling Xen and VMware Tighten your system's safeguard organize an Ubuntu-powered server
Ubuntu Hacks won't purely assist you to get every little thing operating well suited, additionally, you will have a good time doing it as you discover the robust beneficial properties lurking inside of Ubuntu.
""Put in a nutshell, this publication is a set of round a hundred counsel and methods which the authors decide to name hacks, which clarify how one can accomplish numerous projects in Ubuntu Linux. The so referred to as hacks diversity from downright traditional to the opposite finish of the spectrum of doing specialized things...More over, every tip during this publication has been verified by means of the authors at the most recent model of Ubuntu (Dapper Drake) and is bound to paintings. In penning this publication, it's transparent that the authors have installed loads of exertions in masking all features of configuring this well known Linux distribution which makes this booklet a value whereas buy.""
-- Ravi Kumar, Slashdot.org