About This Book
- Learn to use Linux Mint like a pro, starting with the installation and going all the way through maintaining your system
- Covers everything you need to know in order to be productive, including browsing the Internet, creating documents, and installing software
- Hands-on activities reinforce your knowledge
Who This Book Is For
If you are starting out with Linux from a different platform or are well versed with Linux Mint and want a guide that shows you how to exploit certain functionality, this book is for you. No previous Linux experience is assumed.
What You Will Learn
- Explore Linux Mint's functions
- Configure and install the distribution
- Discover the Cinnamon user interface
- Manage user permissions
- Understand how to launch programs
- Learn how to use shell commands
- Set up Mint Firewall to prevent attacks and explore disaster recovery
- Play music and videos
- Manage digital camera photos
- Troubleshoot your Mint system
Linux Mint is one of the most popular and proven distributions for beginners and advanced users alike. Out of the box hardware and multimedia support makes Mint your go-to choice for general computing. Its ease of use has transformed it into a celebrated Linux distribution.
This is an all-inclusive guide to Linux Mint, and will teach you everything you need to know in order to use a Linux Mint system. The book starts with the installation process and covers task-oriented topics such as browsing the Internet and installing software as well as shell commands. This guide walks the reader through installing and maintaining Linux Mint on a personal computer.
Using task-oriented examples, readers will journey through understanding what sets Mint apart from the competition, how to maintain it, and how to use it. Topics covered in the book include getting acquainted with Cinnamon, navigating the filesystem, software management, an introduction to the terminal, and more!
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Jay LaCroix is a Linux Administrator with over 12 years of experience and nine certifications. He is a technologist who enjoys all things tech, including (but not limited to) hardware, software, servers, networking, and development. When Jay is not buried in a plethora of computer books, he enjoys photography, music, gaming, and writing. Jay is passionate about open source software, especially Linux, and its longterm adoption. Jay is also the proud author of the selfpublished Scifinovel, Escape to Planet 55.