Get started with Ubuntu Linux distribution using Packt's new eBook

October 2013 | Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Instant Ubuntu, a short, fast, focused guide that takes readers through the steps required to begin using the Ubuntu Linux distribution on your desktop or laptop. The eBook, which is available in ePub, Kindle and PDF formats, is priced at $8.49.

About the author:

Christer Edwards began his career as a professional Linux instructor and avid technical blogger, publishing regular tutorials on using and improving Ubuntu systems. His love for teaching soon led him to a part-time instructor position at the University of Utah, where he has taught a variety of topics. In his day job, he currently works as a System Administrator for a large international company maintaining thousands of servers worldwide. He currently lives in Utah, where he enjoys exploring the outdoors. 

Ubuntu is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and the Linux distribution Debian, with Unity as its default desktop environment. It is distributed as free and open source software. 

Instant Ubuntu provides a guided tour of the installation, followed by an overview of the desktop environment, and an introduction to all of the top applications. Starting with detailed instructions on the installation, this book will take readers through the basics of getting started with Ubuntu. Once the software is up and running, the book covers a full tour of the Ubuntu Dash and Launcher, followed by an outline of the top applications and features. 

Instant Ubuntu is aimed at beginners. This book is for anyone who has a very basic understanding of computing.


Instant Ubuntu
Your complete guide for making the switch to Ubuntu

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