The Official Ubuntu Book (7th Edition) by Matthew Helmke

By Matthew Helmke

Matthew Helmke, Amber Graner, "The legitimate Ubuntu ebook, seventh Edition"
2012 | ISBN-10: 0133017605 | EPUB | 432 pages | 10 + 21 MB

Ubuntu is an entire, unfastened working method that emphasizes ease of use, neighborhood, and aid whereas bettering pace, energy, and suppleness. it truly is designed for everybody from laptop beginners to experts.

This identify serves a large viewers: beginners who simply are looking to attempt the waters and provides Ubuntu a test, intermediate clients, and those that are looking to take the next move towards changing into strength clients. it's not meant as a consultant to hugely technical makes use of like expert platforms management or programming, even though there's a few technical fabric right here; the focal point is on studying the landscape.

New during this version is deep assurance of the groundbreaking, user-experience-focused harmony laptop, an leading edge new type of human—computer interplay that has passed through large improvement and trying out to supply robust, industry-leading usability.

In addition, you will
Learn easy methods to use and customise Ubuntu for domestic, small company, institution, govt, and firm environments
Learn tips to quick replace Ubuntu to iteration models with upgraded applications
Find up to the moment troubleshooting suggestion from Ubuntu clients world wide to get the assistance you would like quickly
Learn Ubuntu Server deploy and management, together with LVM and RAID implementation

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The modalias file contains the module alias that tells the modprobe command which module should be loaded to control this device. The module alias is made up of a combination of device manufacturer, ID, class type, and other unique identifiers for that specific type of device. 12040 Page 52 Friday, December 1, 2006 10:03 AM support that is generated automatically by the list of devices the driver tells the kernel it supports. The modprobe looks through this list of devices by all drivers and tries to match it up with the alias it has.

The steps involved in adding a new kernel to each of these programs are different, so follow only the section that corresponds to the program you are using. lst file. lst file is to copy an existing entry. 16 root=/dev/sda2 vga=0x0305 The line starting with the word title defines a new kernel entry, so this file contains two entries. 11733 Page 33 Friday, December 1, 2006 10:00 AM Then, add the block to the end of the file, and edit the version number to contain the version number of the new kernel you just installed.

11580 Page 28 Friday, December 1, 2006 9:59 AM Different Architectures A very useful feature is building the kernel in a cross-compiled manner to allow a more powerful machine to build a kernel for a smaller embedded system, or just to check a build for a different architecture to ensure that a change to the source code did not break something unexpected. The kernel build system allows you to specify a different architecture from the current system with the ARCH= argument. The build system also allows you to specify the specific compiler that you wish to use for the build by using the CC= argument or a cross-compile toolchain with the CROSS_COMPILE argument.

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