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The Official Ubuntu Book, 6th Edition: The UbuntuStory
By Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke
Oct 10, 2011
This chapter brings the history of the Ubuntu Project to life, and through its history and looks to its future. If you are interested in first learning about where Ubuntu comes from and where it is going, this chapter provides a good introduction.
Ubuntu Community: LoCo Communities Explained
By Amber Graner
Aug 2, 2011
The Ubuntu Community would be incomplete without you, the user. Amber Graner shows you how to find out more about a LoCo (Local Community) Team in your area.
Ubuntu Unity: A GUI for Beginners and Experts
By Matthew Helmke
Jul 12, 2011
Ubuntu made headlines recently with its latest release, 11.04. Most noteworthy was its use of a new desktop shell called Unity. Matthew Helmke gives an overview of Unity and shares some tips sure to please the power user as well as the newcomer.
Using Ubuntu on the Desktop
By Matthew Helmke, Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Benjamin Hill
Jul 12, 2011
This chapters helps you get started with Unity, the default desktop for Ubuntu, and shows how you can use it to do the normal things you face every day with your computer and a few not-so-normal things.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: Welcome to the Command Line
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
May 6, 2011
This chapter explains the tools and techniques critical to the successful use of the Ubuntu command line.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: Introducing the Ubuntu Forums
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
May 5, 2011
This chapter introduces the Ubuntu Forums by describing what they are, why they exist, and some of the history and fun quirks that make them a place where people come for the tech support and end up staying for the community.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: Ubuntu-Related Projects
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
May 4, 2011
This chapter introduces some of the derivatives and variations of Ubuntu that are available.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: Mobile and Netbook Editions
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
May 3, 2011
Installing Ubuntu on a netbook is different from installing it on a typical laptop or a desktop. This chapter outlines how to create a bootable USB flash drive to help us get the Ubuntu Netbook Edition installed.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: The Ubuntu Community
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
May 3, 2011
This chapter provides a bird's-eye view of the venues and processes in which the Ubuntu community is active.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: More Applications for Ubuntu
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
May 2, 2011
This chapter shows just a few of the thousands of additional applications that you can install on your Ubuntu system.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: Using Kubuntu
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
May 2, 2011
This chapter covers information ranging from what exactly Kubuntu is to how to manage and keep your Kubuntu system up to date with the latest applications and fixes.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: The Ubuntu Server
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
Apr 29, 2011
The aim of this chapter is thus not to teach you how to be a system administrator, but to give you a quick crash course. It also highlights the specific details that set Ubuntu Server apart from other server platforms, offers tips on some of the most common server uses, and givespointers on where to find other relevant information.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: Gaining Greater Proficiency
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
Apr 28, 2011
Most users want to change their software, add and experiment with other software options, install and use hardware devices like printers, access remote files, use the terminal, and maybe even run some Windows programs. Ubuntu provides many ways to do each of these things, and this chapter gets you started with each of them and more.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: Installing Ubuntu
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
Apr 27, 2011
This chapter covers choosing your Ubuntu distribution and multiple methods of installation.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 5th Edition: Introducing Ubuntu
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
Apr 26, 2011
This chapter introduces the Ubuntu project, its distribution, its development processes, and some of the history that made it all possible.
Ubuntu Command Line Quickstart
By Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke, Paul Hudson, Ryan Troy
Feb 3, 2011
This chapter looks at some of the basic commands that you need to know to be productive at the Ubuntu command line.
Before You Open-Source Your Code
By Matthew Helmke
Dec 27, 2010
Matthew Helmke provides an overview of the issues that should be considered before contributing code to open source projects, and, as a result, helps interested companies and individuals know where and how to start the process of opening their code.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 4e: Welcome to the Command Line
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
Dec 21, 2010
Take advantage of the power of the Ubuntu command line with clear, easy-to-use examples in this brief primer.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 4e: Advanced Usage and Managing Ubuntu
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
Dec 13, 2010
Explore some of the advanced ways to use Ubuntu, including managing the system.
The Official Ubuntu Book, 4e: Introducing the Ubuntu Forums
By Benjamin Mako Hill, Corey Burger, Matthew Helmke
Dec 13, 2010

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