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Some Ubuntu resources for beginners

Some Ubuntu resources for beginners
I’ve already done a post on Some Linux Resources for Beginners so I thought I’d round up some great resources specifically for those starting out with Ubuntu. I haven’t included many blogs here where posts are put up regularly, only if they’ve mentioned a good Ubuntu resource in a blog post. Mostly these are just Ubuntu reference/resource sites with tutorials, guides, how-tos, forums, etc. General Ubuntu resources Going Ubuntu: Getting Started Ubuntu Guide Ubuntu Documentation Ubuntu Linux Resources Hardware Support UbuntuHCL: Ubuntu Hardware Compatibility List Gnome-Look: Eye Candy for your GNOME desktop Ubuntu Brainstorm: submit your ideas for inclusion in future Ubuntu versions Ubuntu FAQ Guide Ubuntu Installation Guide: One of the most comprehensive guides on installing Ubuntu I’ve seen Ubuntu: search resources Ubuntu Search Engine Ubuntu Search UbuntuWire Search Ubuntu cheatsheets and shortcuts Ubuntu Linux Cheatsheet Useful Shortcut Keys in Ubuntu Ubuntu ebooks Ubuntu Linux Bible Ubuntu forums Ubun2

10 Must Have Ubuntu Resources If you've enjoyed this blog, please consider picking up a copy of my Ubuntu book, Instant Ubuntu. Thanks for visiting! One of you recently contacted me and wondered what some of my must-read pages are. There really are tons of great sites out there, probably too many to count. I do have a list of must-have resources for any Ubuntu user. 20 major Ubuntu sites you should know about - Kimchikid Author: kimchikid Filed under: Linux, Ubuntu SundayApr 13,2008 Official distro sites The main homepage for Ubuntu – the standard and most popular Ubuntu distro, using the gnome desktop environment. The home for Kubuntu – a linux distro with the poular KDE desktop environment. The homepage for Edubuntu – a linux distribution aimed at classroom and educational usage.

HOW TO: Ubuntu Linux for Novices Ubuntu, a popular distribution of the Linux operating system, has acquired a wildly growing user base and today I have joined them. Described as being Linux for Human Beings, Ubuntu is somewhere in between Mandriva (formerly Mandrake) and Fedora Core in terms of ease of use. It is far from Gentoo (my personal favorite because of the emerge package manager), which should be pleasing to novice users that want a more versatile Linux installation. Ubuntu has recently been awarded Best Distribution. Downloading & Burning

Glossary Ubuntu and other Linux distributions often use a number of terms that are unfamiliar to Windows or Mac users. This glossary is a concise guide to this terminology for new Ubuntu users. If you quote external content, please add a suitable reference. 3D - Having three dimensions; height, width and depth. See also: Wikipedia 3D disambiguation page, with many 3D related articles. Ubuntu Linux Resources This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. What is this?What is Ubuntu?

How Linux works: the ultimate guide Ever wanted to learn how the internals of your Linux desktop work? Yes, we've already published detailed "how it works" articles about things like sound, the kernel, LVM, PAM and filesystems, but in this article we're going to take a wider view and explain how everything in a modern Linux distro works, start to finish. We've opted for a top-down view, tackling each stratum of Linux technology from the desktop to the kernel as it appears to the average user. This way, you can descend from your desktop comfort zone into the underworld of Linux archaeology, where we'll find plenty of relics from the bygone era of multi-user systems, dumb terminals, remote connections and geeks gone by. We're also going to be showing you some commands you can use to poke around on your own system, because where's the point of learning stuff you can't use?

My Effort at Writing Help for Unity I told the kind folks in #ubuntu-doc that I'd give it go, writing up some documentation for Unity. Here's a first draft of my best effort. I'm hopeful that the real pros at this can mine this material for making nice official documentation. I'm hoping that thay can cut and paste from here into their docs, or at least can edit the content to something they like, but maybe get going a little faster since there is something to change, rather than having to start fresh. I don't believe myself to be a particularly good writer, but, here without further a do ...

Ubuntu Linux Resources This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. What is this?What is Ubuntu?Who are you?Why did you make this? 12 Things I did After Installing New Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal released, reviewed. Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal beta is already here and in a few days time, the final release will happen. We have already reviewed the latest Ubuntu 11.04 and we think it is ready for prime time, well, almost. We did encounter some amount of instability in the new Ubuntu Unity mostly because of Compiz, but overall we believe Ubuntu 11.04 is going to be a release to look forward for. Leaving all that aside for now, let's just concentrate on things you could do after installing Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal. Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal), Reviewed In Depth : Introduction Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) has arrived, and we have the scoop on everything you need to know about Canonical's latest Linux, along with the usual review and benchmarks. Is this the change we've been waiting for, or is the Natty Narwhal a fail whale? A couple of weeks ago, Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, launched Ubuntu 11.04 'Natty Narwhal', one of the most highly anticipated and controversial desktop Linux distributions ever introduced. What makes Natty a landmark release is the inclusion of the brand new Canonical-developed Unity user interface. Unity replaces the GNOME 2 shell that served as Ubuntu's default UI since the distribution's inception.

17 Essential Linux Resources That You Shouldn’t Miss Technology, Software, Tips and Tricks, Downloads and a bit of fun A New Morning 17 Essential Linux Resources That You Shouldn’t Miss by Umar on May 25th, 2009 · 11 Comments Linux is one of our favorite topics, have covered some nifty topics on linux in the past. HowToMD5SUM When one has downloaded an ISO file for installing or trying Ubuntu, it is recommended to test that the file is correct and safe to use. The MD5 calculation gives a checksum (called a hash value), which must equal the MD5 value of a correct ISO. The program is designed to verify data integrity using the MD5 (Message-Digest algorithm 5) 128-bit cryptographic hash. MD5 hashes used properly can confirm both file integrity and authenticity. In terms of integrity, an MD5 hash comparison detects changes in files that would cause errors.