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Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition: Covering 10.10 and 11.04 (6th Edition) is a book written by Matthew Helmke, Andrew Hudson and Paul Hudson. With over 700 pages, The 2011 Edition is the perfect Ubuntu manual and it covers Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04 from A to Z, including installing, configuring, desktop applications, system administration, games, Ubuntu as a server, programming in Ubuntu.


The table of contents for 2011 Edition:

  • Part I: Installing and Configuration
    • Installing Ubuntu
    • Post-Installation Configuration
    • Working with GNOME
    • Command Line Quickstart
  • Part II: Desktop Ubuntu
    • On the Internet
    • Productivity Applications
    • Multimedia Applications
    • Other Ubuntu Desktops
    • Games
  • Part III: System Administration
    • Managing Users
    • Automating Tasks
    • System-Monitoring Tools
    • Backing Up
    • Networking
    • Remote Access with SSH and Telnet
  • Part IV: Ubuntu as a Server
    • File and Print
    • Apache Web Server Management
    • Remote File Serving with FTP
    • Handling Email
    • Proxying and Reverse Proxying
    • Administering Database Services
    • LDAP
    • Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP)
    • Ubuntu in the Cloud
  • Part V: Programming Linux
    • Opportunistic Development
    • Helping with Ubuntu Testing and QA
    • Using Perl
    • Working with Python
    • Writing PHP Scripts
    • C/C++ Programming Tools for Ubuntu
    • Mono
  • Part VI: Ubuntu Housekeeping
    • Managing Software
    • Securing Your Machines
    • Performance Tuning
    • Command Line Masterclass
    • Kernel and Module Management
  • Part VII: Appendixes
    • A. Ubuntu Under the Hood
    • B. Ubuntu and Linux Internet Resources

You can buy it from Amazon.com using the link below for $29.99:

According to the description in the book:

  • Matthew Helmke is an active member of the Ubuntu community, an administrator for UbuntuForums.org, and chariman of the UbuntuForums council.
  • Andrew Hudson is a freelance journalist who specializes in writing about Linux, with significant experience in Red Hat and Debian-based Linux distributions
  • Paul Hudson is a recognized expert in open-source technologies. He is a professional developer and full-time journalist for Future Publishing, with articles that appeared in Mac Format, PC Answers, PC Format, PC Plus and Linux Format.

The book also ships with the Ubuntu 10.10 DVD.

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Thank you for the kind words about the book. I’m thrilled you liked it.

Craciun Dan says:

You’re welcome and thanks. I didn’t read it all though :)

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