P A R T  1


Introducing the World of Linux

C H A P T E R  1


Meet Ubuntu Linux

Because you're holding this book in your hands, there is a good chance that you have heard of Ubuntu Linux before. Maybe someone suggested it to you or you have read about it in the media. Anyway, we will try to show you how you can use it to make your life easier. First we point out ten (though there are certainly more) good reasons why you should give it a try. Then we talk about Ubuntu Linux in more detail, showing what it is and what it is like to work with.

We will ...

Get Beginning Ubuntu Linux, Fifth Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.