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Old 08-21-2007, 03:28 PM   #1
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My son recently installed a newer Ubuntu version of Linux on a brand new computer for me. I was using an older version of Linux on an old computer for basic internet surfing and digital photography storage. What I need now is a book written in an easy to understand format so I can learn more about my new computer system. The books I reviewed on this forum do not appear to cover basics that I can understand. Is there an up to date publication that includes an explanation of basic terminology for a newbie like me? Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

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Old 08-22-2007, 05:15 PM   #2
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Question moved to Linux-Newbie where it fits better.

Could you say us what more-or-less the difference in hardware and software is? And, do you have special preferences, needs? That would allow to choose resources better.
 
Old 08-22-2007, 05:34 PM   #3
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You could use www.google.com/linux to look up and download the following:
Rute Users Tutorial
Linux Administration Made Easy
 
Old 08-26-2007, 10:36 AM   #4
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I personally like "Running Linux" published by O'Reilly. "Linux In A Nutshell" is another if you want a command line reference.
 
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The Ubuntu Bible (published by Wiley).
 
  


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