Chapter 1 describes the philosophy behind Ubuntu and what Ubuntu is. In this part, I describe how to start using Ubuntu out of the box.
Chapter 2 shows how to boot your computer — or any computer! — directly from the companion Ubuntu CD‐ROM.
Chapter 3 describes how to prepare a Windows computer to install Ubuntu alongside Windows in a dual‐boot configuration.
Chapter 4 shows how to install Ubuntu on a computer with or without Windows.
The final chapter of Part I shows how to do some basic Linux computer tasks.