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The Official Ubuntu Book, 7th Edition: Becoming an Ubuntu Power User
This chapter looks at a variety of advanced subjects related to running and managing your Ubuntu system, including. installation, removal, and upgrade of software using the Ubuntu Software Center as well as hardware installation.
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By Benjamin Mako Hill, Jono Bacon, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke, Kyle RankinJun 22, 2014
The Official Ubuntu Book, 7th Edition: Customizing Ubuntu for Performance, Accessibility, and Fun
This chapter shows how you can customize your Ubuntu experience by changing the Unity desktop from its default settings to fit a number of user types.
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By Benjamin Mako Hill, Jono Bacon, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke, Kyle RankinJun 22, 2014
The Official Ubuntu Book, 7th Edition: Getting Started with Ubuntu
This chapter shows how to start using the core features of your new Ubuntu desktop. These concepts should allow you to perform most of the day-to-day tasks when using your computer and provide a base from which to explore the other applications installed on your system.
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By Benjamin Mako Hill, Jono Bacon, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke, Kyle RankinJun 22, 2014
The Official Ubuntu Book, 7th Edition: Installing Ubuntu
This chapter explains how to choose a version of Ubuntu and then how to install your chosen version.
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By Benjamin Mako Hill, Jono Bacon, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke, Kyle RankinJun 22, 2014

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Emily NaveThe IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [7/25/14]

With today's "connected life" running 24/7, we recognize it's hard to keep up with all your favorite websites and tech resources. The IT List is here to help you cut through the noise. Check back each Friday for a quick digest of articles, resources, promotions, and other goodies worth a first or second look on InformIT.

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By Emily NaveCommentsJuly 25, 2014
Topics: Home & Office Computing,Information Technology,Software Development & Management,Programming,Open Source,Web Services,Graphics & Web Design,Networking,Engineering,Web Development,Certification,Data,Mobile Application Development & Programming,Security,Hardware,Operating Systems, Server,Process Improvement,Business & Management
Brad YaleWhy Open Source Matters: Musings from OSCON

With OSCON taking place in Oregon from 7/20/2014 – 7/24/2014, the Open Source community will come together to discuss everything new in the Open Source world. From OSS to Java, Python to PHP, Cloud Computing to Perl and emerging programming languages to mobile platforms, the Open Source community has a lot to chat about.

This said, I wanted to take the time to discuss why the Open Source initiative matters by highlighting a few key elements of the protocol which help to make it so powerful.

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By Brad YaleCommentsJuly 22, 2014
Topics: Other Applications,Home & Office Computing,Python,MySQL,PHP,Information Technology,Python,Programming,Open Source,Ruby/Ruby on Rails,Web Services,Graphics & Web Design,Perl,Web Development,Data,Mobile Application Development & Programming,Perl,Android,Ajax & JavaScript,Linux/UNIX/Open Source,PHP,Linux/UNIX/Open Source Operating Systems,HTML5 & Web Standards,Operating Systems, Server
Brad YaleFive Reasons to Advance Your Developer and Programming Skills

Much to the opposite of everything you told your mom for years, you don’t know everything. Knowledge is power. As a programmer, as a developer, as a new coding student or a seen it all hacker, you can always beef up your dev skills. For that reason, here at the top five reasons why you should advance your programming skills with the InformIT 50% Off Developer Video Training event. 

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By Brad YaleCommentsJuly 17, 2014
Topics: Ruby,Programming,Java,Open Source,C#,Ruby/Ruby on Rails,C/C++,Web Development,Mobile Application Development & Programming,Ajax & JavaScript,PHP,HTML5/CSS/Blend,HTML/CSS,JavaScript
Emily NaveThe IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [7/11/14]

With today's "connected life" running 24/7, we recognize it's hard to keep up with all your favorite websites and tech resources. The IT List is here to help you cut through the noise. Check back each Friday for a quick digest of articles, resources, promotions, and other goodies worth a first or second look on InformIT.

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By Emily NaveCommentsJuly 11, 2014
Topics: Home & Office Computing,Information Technology,Software Development & Management,Programming,Open Source,Web Services,Graphics & Web Design,Networking,Engineering,Web Development,Certification,Data,Mobile Application Development & Programming,Security,Hardware,Process Improvement,Business & Management

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