Ubuntu Linux In A Nutshell: A Brief Intro Of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (TPE-UBUBK)

Ubuntu Linux In A Nutshell: A Brief Intro Of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (TPE-UBUBK)
Ubuntu Linux in a nutshell is a user guide aimed at new users. This book covers the latest long term support release: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Unlike other releases the long term support release is generally a good starting point for new GNU/Linux users. Long term support releases get security updates and new drivers, but see no major changes in the area of the desktop's user interface for longer periods, that is you only need to perform a major upgrade every 2-3 years as opposed to every six months to a year. This ensures plenty of accurate and up to date documentation and support.

Ubuntu in a nutshell includes information on the evolution of Linux-based operating systems, Ubuntu flavours, Ubuntu basics, installation of Ubuntu, and some basic commands. This book gives the step-by-step instructions with clear explanations that demystify Ubuntu. This book is for persons with little or no knowledge of Ubuntu. It takes you, step by step, through what you need to know to work with Ubuntu.

  • Covers the different flavours of Ubuntu

  • Covers the installation of Ubuntu

  • Includes an Introduction to the Ubuntu desktop

  • Covers a handful of basic GNU/Linux commands

Please note: For those outside the US depending on what you are ordering please be aware adding this book to your shopping cart will limit your shipping options to ones that may be much more expensive if not ordering it with a computer. This book is primarily intended for shipping to customers within the US and will ship via USPS media mail due to its weight and cost unless other goods are purchased alongside it. Media mail may take longer to deliver than our normal postal shipping options.

Picking up a book is a great first step to learning GNU/Linux! A great 2nd step is picking up an installation disk and plying your newfound skills. We include up to six months of installation support with the purchase of installation media.