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The Official Ubuntu Book, Third Edition by Jono Bacon, Jonathan Jesse, Corey Burger, Benjamin Mako Hill

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Chapter 3. Using Ubuntu on the Desktop

WITH UBUNTU INSTALLED and ready to go, it’s time to get started using your new desktop. The stock install of Ubuntu provides a very complete and flexible system. Unlike other operating systems, Microsoft Windows for example, Ubuntu includes everything you need to get started, such as an office suite, media tools, a Web browser, a graphics package, an e-mail client, and more. With the installation complete, you are up and running right away.

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