ASUS Eee PC For Dummies by Joel McNamara

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What can you do with your Eee PC? Find out how to get the most from this mini-laptop with Asus Eee PC For Dummies. It shows you how to get things done—using the Linux operating system and applications, navigating the tabbed desktop, adding hardware and software, backing up and restoring the Eee PC, and more.

You’ll learn how to set up Windows, take advantage of all the pre-installed software, ensure that your computer is secure, and even run your Eee PC on solar power. You’ll find tips for configuring printers and changing touchpad settings, techniques for making Skype phone calls and listening to Internet radio, and advice for adding storage and peripherals. It also helps you:Take full advantage of this exciting, ultra-portable “netbook” PCSet up your wireless connectionMake free Skype phone calls and video callsUse, Thunderbird e-mail, Mozilla Firefox, and other included applicationsUse the versatile OpenOffice productivity suite, including Writer for word processing, Calc for spreadsheets, and Impress for presentationsCompare the advantages of Windows vs. LinuxDiscover the science, language, math, and art functions that kids can enjoy on the EeeEnjoy built-in games, watch videos, play music, organize and view photos, and moreBoost storage and memory with SD cards and USB drives, go Bluetooth, and add a GPSGet the scoop on backups, explore the advanced desktop, and customize the user interface

The Eee PC makes it simple to surf the Web, play games, work, and more. Asus Eee PC For Dummies makes it easier!


About Joel McNamara

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Joel McNamara is a technology consultant and author. He first worked with LANDSAT satellite data during an earlier career as an archaeologist, and has used digital mapping and GPS in search-and-rescue missions, wild land firefighting, disaster response and planning, and outdoor recreation activities.
Published January 6, 2009 by For Dummies. 384 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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