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3. Productivity at Home and Work

Nathan Haines

(1)Lake Forest, California, USA

A fresh Ubuntu installation is reasonably complete. The applications and tools that are present form a comprehensive computer system that can be used for all basic daily computer use and more. But the Ubuntu software repositories are home to thousands more software packages that can transform your computer into a powerful tool to boost your productivity. The possibilities are nearly endless.

One of the strengths of the default software—from the Firefox Web browser to the Thunderbird email client to the LibreOffice office suite—is familiarity. This ...

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