For those of you just getting started with Ubuntu Linux (and for you seasoned veterans as well), don’t miss this opportunity to get your hands on a FREE pocket guide (PDF).
Alternate download link (in case the original is unavailable)
Written by Keir Thomas (author of the venerable Ubuntu Kung Fu), the 170-page Ubuntu Pocket Guide is aimed particularly at Windows users curious about the Ubuntu operating system. It covers everything from installation and configuration to security and command-line tricks.
Here’s the Table of Contents:
- Installing Ubuntu
- Configuring Ubuntu
- Getting to grips with the desktop
- Users and the filesystem
- Hands-on at the command-line
- Software management
- Securing the system
- Appendix A: Glossary of terms
- Appendix B: Learning more and getting help
Don’t feel like reading 170 pages on a computer screen? I don’t blame you. A print edition is available for a mere $10 (Amazon link).
This is definitely a handy resource to keep near your desk, whether you’re installing Ubuntu for the first time or just need a refresher on some CLI magic.