Working with Linux Files Text Images Sound Productivity Networking
".......by far the most entertaining Unix book I¿ve ever read, and the only one I could recommend without reservations to people who already have basic Unix skills." --- Jeff Covey, Freshmeat.net
"If you plan on running any distribution of Linux, this book needs to be on your desk." --- E. Jonathan Hardy, Techweektv.com
The Linux Cookbook is encyclopedic in scope, but quick and easy to reference. No matter what your field or specialty, if you want to get the most out of Linux, you¿ll find its advice indispensable - from the basics that "every Linux user knows" to undocumented expert tricks.
This greatly expanded and revised edition includes support for all mayor Linux distribution, coverage of file conversion and advanced text manipulation, Emacs and Vi text editing, multimedia, Ogg Vorbis and MP3 audio, and hundreds of other improvements.
The Linux Cookbook is easy to flip through and fun to use. After reading a few pages to solve a problem, you¿ll realize that there are a lot of other things you could be doing with Linux - and that¿s the point!
Here¿s just some of what you¿ll find in the over 1,300 recipes in The Linux Cookbook. How to:
° Display, view, print, edit, and search text
° Go online, fax, email, chat, use the web effectively, read and post to newsgroups
° Produce professional-quality typset documents; create posters and large banners; edit and transform images
° Increase productivity with calendars, timers, and appointment and contact managers; schedule commands to run while you are away
° Play and record CDs; make your own high-quality audio recordings; apply audio effects
° Use DOS, Windows, and Macintosh disks; mount Windows and NT filesystems
° Set up hardware, manage software, and learn the basics of system administration