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Linux is a Unix-like and POSIX-compliant computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open source software development and distribution. The defining component of Linux is the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on 5 October 1991 by Linus Torvalds.
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The Pocket Linux Guide is for anyone interested in learning the techniques of building a GNU/Linux system from source code. Each chapter explores a small piece of the overall system explaining how it works, why it is needed and how to build it.
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Introduction to the desktop capabilities of Linux and the KDE graphical user interface. The book includes information on how to perform general office-related tasks, how to use email and surf the Internet, work with the command line, and more.
by Gerard Beekmans - Iuniverse Inc
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