Who This Book Is For

This book varies its coverage from deep to shallow over its wide range of topics. This is intentional. There are some topics that are Ubuntu-specific and are not covered by any other book, and so deserve deep coverage here. There are some topics that every power user really must master. There are other topics that power users should know about, so that they understand some history, know some other options, or simply have what they need to be able to listen and participate in further discussions with other technical people without being completely confused.

Some topics, like using the Linux command line, receive deep and extensive coverage because I believe that information to be vital to anyone who wants to be a power user ...

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