Announcing the Official Ubuntu Book

Canonical

on 30 August 2006

Now available from Prentice Hall, “The Offical Ubuntu Book” co-authored by Benjamin Mako Hill, Jono Bacon, Corey Burger, Jonathan Jesse, Ivan Krstic.

Written by leading Ubuntu community members, this is the only book that you need to become a savvy Ubuntu user.

  • Covers the latest version of Ubuntu–Ubuntu 6.06LTS

  • Covers every standard desktop application from word processing, spreadsheets, Web browsing, e-mail, instant messaging, music, video, and, of course, games, all the way to software development, databases, and other server applications

  • Includes real-world troubleshooting advice contributed by Ubuntu users from around the world

  • Learn about the extended Ubuntu community, which includes translators; software developers; teachers; people who love to hand out CDs and help friends try free software; artists; people who write documentation, tips, and guides; accountants; and even a lawyer or two.

  • Covers both Ubuntu and Kubuntu desktop systems

  • Explains Ubuntu Server installation and basic administration, complete with advanced installer features like LVM and RAID

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.

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