From the Back Cover
Pick your favorite flavor and install Linux today!
Configure Linux, set up your Internet connection, and start getting things done
Get ready to explore the wonderful world of Linux! This plain-English guide covers six of the most popular Linux distributions — Fedora™ Core, SUSE™, Mandrake™, Xandros®, Linspire™, and Knoppix — and shows you how to install each of them. Secure your system, find your way around the Internet, manage your files, use cool multimedia tools and OpenOffice.org, and even go wireless!
Discover how to:
– Prep your computer and Install the six Linux distributions covered
– Work with the six most popular distributions
– Set up your Internet connection and get online
– Compare GNOME™ and KDE™ desktops
– Manipulate files and directories
About the Author
Dee-Ann LeBlanc, RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer), is a writer, course
developer, instructor, and trainer who specializes in Linux. She is the gaming
industry editor for LinuxWorld magazine, and the author of numerous books
on Linux and other computer topics. Dee-Ann is also a regular contributor to
Computer Power User magazine and the new Tux magazine dedicated to the
Linux desktop, among other publications. When Dee-Ann isn’t teaching in
person or online classes, developing course materials, writing technical nonfiction or fantasy fiction, chatting about Linux online or at conferences, or
trying in one way or another to save the world, she hikes with her dogs and
experiments on her husband Rob with new recipes. See the latest that Dee-
Ann’s up to and join her readers’ mailing list at www.Dee-AnnLeBlanc.com.
(Contact Dee-Ann at [email protected])