Chapter 3. Getting Started with Ubuntu

Getting Acquainted with Unity

Using Applications

Using Ubuntu in Your Language

Configuring a Printer

Keeping Your Computer Updated

Adding and Removing Programs and Packages

Upgrading to the Next Ubuntu Release

Ubuntu and Multimedia

Backing Up

Customizing Ubuntu’s Look and Feel


With ubuntu installed and ready to go, it’s time to get started using your new operating system. Unlike other operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X, Ubuntu includes everything you need to get started: an office suite, media tools, a Web browser, an e-mail client, and more. Now that the installation is complete, you are up and running without having to install any additional software. ...

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