New book helps users master Ubuntu

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A new book aimed at both new and experienced users of Ubuntu Linux is due out in August. The Official Ubuntu Book, from Prentice Hall ($34.99), covers all the important facets of the popular new Linux distribution, and features a foreword by Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth.

The book will show ordinary users how to install and use this free operating system, the publisher says. It demonstrates how to customize Ubuntu for personal and small business use, and sets the stage for using the distro's open-source power in schools, government, or businesses.

Written by Ubuntu community members, the volume:

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