Linux Journal Press Announces the Release of "The Linux Cookbook"
The Linux Cookbook's step-by-step format makes it easy for readers to find what they need fast. In over 1,500 "recipes", author Michael Stutz shows readers how to accomplish everyday tasks using all the free, Open Source software that comes with Linux. Readers learn how to:
Connect to the Internet, manage email and chat online
Produce professional-quality typeset documents and create posters and large banners
Schedule automated reminders for appointments
Browse the Web, archive entire Web sites, and write HTML with powerful Linux tools
Send and receive faxes, prepare print files, and read and write data across platforms
Use spelling and grammar checkers, word counters, and powerful dictionary tools
Scan images, extract PhotoCD graphics, and capture screen shots
Record and play sound, apply sound effects, make MP3 files, and run audio CDs
Available in bookstores or from Linux Journal Press (http://store.linuxjournal.com), The Linux Cookbook is the all-in-one introductory guide and desktop reference for using Linux.
About the AuthorAs a technology correspondent with Wired News, Michael Stutz was one of the first journalists to write about Linux and the Open Source movement in the mainstream press. He has contributed to the GNU Project and the Linux Documentation Project, and has created the Design Science License (DSL), a generalized "copyleft" license designed to fit any work. Applicable to The Linux Cookbook, the DSL permits unrestricted redistribution and modification, provided that all copies and derivatives retain the same permissions. Find more information at the author's Web site (http://www.dsl.org).
About Linux Journal PressLinux Journal Press publishes books on cutting-edge Linux topics that help to advance the acceptance and usability of Linux. An imprint of No Starch Press (http://www.nostarch.com), Linux Journal Press titles are developed in partnership with Linux Journal (http://www.linuxjournal.com).
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