Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Enough for Newbies and Passable for Others..."

    November 17, 2009  |   By cwoodsp


    This is a handy and reasonably thorough guide with well-laid out chapters. It's not "Linux for Dummies" nor the excellent "Ubuntu For Non-Geeks". What it is, is a handy reference work to get you going: easy to follow while learning the basics.


    Not as comprehensive as the above mentioned tomes. BUT still OK as a reference-to-things-forgotten and guide-to-things-to-come.


    It doesn't weigh a tonne and is free. As a gentle introduction to basic Linux/Ubuntu concepts and terminology, this pocket-sized handbook suits a beginner/newbie demographic. Some users new to Linux and/or Ubuntu are, on occasion, seemingly overwhelmed by the obvious expertise of many of the Forum participants and hesitate to ask a 'stupid question' lest they be derided. For what it is, an excellent new resource which bodes well for future editions.

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