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Linux for Dummies

3.14  ·  Rating Details ·  70 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
One of the fastest ways to learn Linux is with this perennial favorite Eight previous top-selling editions of Linux For Dummies can't be wrong. If you've been wanting to migrate to Linux, this book is the best way to get there. Written in easy-to-follow, everyday terms, Linux For Dummies 9th Edition gets you started by concentrating on two distributions of Linux that begin ...more
ebook, 456 pages
Published July 17th 2009 by For Dummies (first published May 29th 2007)
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Petr Polovodov
Jun 19, 2016 Petr Polovodov rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Bonne référence sur comment installer des systèmes sur Linux et des logiciel alternative essentielles. Des nombreux exemples sont donnés pour Ubuntu et Fedora. Il y a des commentaires sur les autres systèmes en bref. Plusieurs façons de les installer sont proposées. Le commun de partitionner du disque dure. Ou utiliser Wubi : installer Ubuntu comme l’application de Windows. Ça permet de l'avoir deux systèmes, mais les fichiers de Ubuntu sont visibles sur Windows c’est moins sécurisé. Ou créer un ...more
Aug 02, 2010 Benjamin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Some (but not all) Linux newbies.
Shelves: read-2010-08
Eh. Not particularly well-written, in my opinion. Could have used a lot more in terms of helping the user with everyday tasks rather than trying to shove everything up to and including CLI system administration in such a short book. It's okay, but not the first book I would hand someone to learn Linux.
Apr 11, 2011 Asaga rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
*[ Ok, it is the first time I ever read a book about linux, mostly I used GUI and read manuals for the little knowledge I have, it was about time to start with some shell.- ]
Nov 26, 2007 Sabrina rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Not helpful. This is for people uninitiated in Ubuntu. I suppose my main gripe is that I need something on a more intermediate level than neophyte.
Was the more useful of the first two Linux books I read
Sep 30, 2010 D rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good to get started with linux.
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