How to do Everything Ubuntu

How to do Everything Ubuntu

Jeffrey Orloff

Language: English

Pages: 349

ISBN: 0071549366

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

How to Do Everything: Ubuntu leads you through the interface, the built-in applications, and the process of installing software and peripherals.

You'll get details on the full-featured productivity suite, as well as the fun side of Ubuntu, including graphics, photos, music, videos, and games.

Maximize the power of Ubuntu-on PCs or Macs-with help from this practical guide.

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to the Debian Linux project, Shuttleworth first toyed with the idea of taking the reins of Debian to conform this already popular Linux distribution to his ideal operating system. In time, he realized that to accomplish what he truly wanted, he would have to start from scratch. His new operating system was to be focused on the cornerstones of time-based releases so the community would know when to expect updates, a strong Debian foundation on which to build, the GNOME desktop to give users a

different options that can be placed after the command. Some of these are –N Don’t execute any changes to the file system if errors are found, only show what should be done to fix it. –V Give back verbose output. Verbose output is very detailed and can take much longer to run this command. –a Automatically repair the file system without asking questions. –r Interactively repair the file system being checked. The following command would run fsck and repair any corruptions it may find. Keep

that if you plugged it into your computer, you want to install it. It also doesn’t give you every step of the process in a series of pop-ups. Remember, one of the mottos of Ubuntu is, “It Just Works.” However, once the device is installed, whether it be a printer, camera, or scanner, it will give you the opportunity to configure the device. Figure 5-6 shows you the various options you have available when configuring a printer in Ubuntu. FIGURE 5-6 Configuring a printer Chapter 5 Installing

cross hair will serve as your starting point. Once it is placed at the point of the canvas where you want your shape to be, left-click the mouse and drag the mouse until the shape is the size you would like. If the shape is too large or too small, it can be resized using the Pointer tool. With the Pointer tool, you can hover over one of the Points on the shape until the resize arrow appears. Now simply hold down the left mouse button to resize. Objects can be moved with the pointer tool as well,

feeling ignored, let’s change the line width. The line width refers to how thick the line is that Chapter 13 FIGURE 13-4 Drawn to Open Source 169 Preview of all changes surrounds a shape. Again, select the callout box with the Pointer, and then find the Line Width tool. It reads 0.08” and resides in the Lines And Fills toolbar (below the Standard toolbar’s Print icon). Using the up arrow button, make the line width read 0.12”. Now the line surrounding the callout box should be much thicker

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