Ubuntu is a complete, free operating system that emphasizes community, support, and ease of use while refusing to compromise on speed, power, and flexibility. It's Linux for human beings--designed for everyone from computer novices to experts. Ubuntu is the most in-demand Linux distribution, and this official guide will get you up and running quickly.
Learn how to seamlessly install and customize Ubuntu for your home or small businesses. Its open source power can be used in schools, government, or by corporations, and is suitable for both desktop and server use. The Ubuntu community is built on the premise that software should be available free of charge, and that people should have the freedom to customize and alter their software in whatever way they see fit.
Written by leading Ubuntu community members, this is the only book that you need to become a savvy Ubuntu user.
This book comes with a version of Ubuntu that can run right off the DVD, as well as the complete set of supported packages for Ubuntu, including Kubuntu. Try out Ubuntu on the DVD. If you want to keep it, install it directly from your desktop.
Community Contributors: James Stanger, Jorge O. Castro, Matthew East, Quim Gil, Dennis Kaarsemaker, David Bain, Alan Barnard, David Clayton, Manu Cornet, Scott Dier, Oskar Jönefors, Jason LaPrade, Avinash Meetoo, Julien Rottenberg, Stephen Sandlin, David Symons, Paul van Genderen, Andrew Zajac
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"The Official Ubuntu Book was well written and covered all topics that is necessary for a new Ubuntu user who is either trying out Ubuntu for the first time or just got fed up of Windows. It was a great read and there were enough pictures to fully understand what the authors were trying to portray."--Michael Levy, Blogger, Gnuman.com
“Benjamin Mako Hill et al have produced an excellent book that speaks to everyone who uses or is considering using Ubuntu. The book is traditionally organized, easy to read, and provides consistently useful content. The book is a winner and belongs on the bookshelf of the Ubuntu newbie and veteran alike. As an Ubuntu user, I found it interesting and helpful on several occasions and I'm sure as my use of Ubuntu lengthens, I'll have more occasions to consult this text.”-- James Pyles, Reviewer, The Linux TutorialAbout the Author:
Benjamin Mako Hill is on the Ubuntu Community Council governance board, and on the founding Ubuntu team with the charge to help grow the Ubuntu development and user community during the first year. With the community off the ground, Mako returned to graduate school at the MIT Media Lab where he works on the One Laptop Per per Child project.
Jono Bacon is an Open Source consultant, speaker, and writer living in the United Kingdom. Jono spends his days helping people to move to Open Source and speaks at conferences around the world about Open Source and its community
Corey Burger is a member of the Ubuntu Documentation Team, the Laptop Testing Team, and has been involved with Ubuntu since December 2004. As leader of Ubuntu Canada, he works to promote Ubuntu to individuals and organizations across Canada.
Jonathan Jesse is a member of the Kubuntu Documents Team, works on bugs for the Kubuntu team, tests builds for the Laptop Testing Team, and helps out on the wiki as well.
Ivan Krstic is one of the Ubuntu Server Team administrators and has previously served as director of research at the Medical Informatics Laboratory at Zagreb Children's Hospital, where he depended on Ubuntu Server for mission-critical backend tasks. He is now developing software architecture for the One Laptop Per Child project
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