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Ubuntu Linux: Server and desktop

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Distribution: Ubuntu

Exploring different Linux distributions? Check out Ubuntu, a Debian-based Linux distribution whose name is derived from a Zulu word meaning "humanity towards others." In this guide, you'll find definitions, chapter downloads, industry news and community websites. email us!

Getting started:


Chapter downloads:

Industry news

Community links

  • Ubuntu forums
    Get started in Ubuntu from the ground up. Whether you're an absolute beginner or an expert Ubuntu user, this site offers help on installations, hardware, upgrades and more.

  • Unofficial Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake) Starter Guide
    Questions and answers covering installation, server and desktop use of Ubuntu 6.06, the latest version of Ubuntu.

  • Kubuntu community website
    Kubuntu is a user friendly operating system based on KDE, the K Desktop Environment.

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This was first published in October 2006

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