Getting Started with Ubuntu 10.04 released

Benjamin Humphrey humphreybc at
Thu Apr 29 01:13:29 BST 2010

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The Ubuntu Manual Team <> are proud to announce the
release of Getting Started with Ubuntu 10.04, a comprehensive beginner's
guide designed for the Ubuntu operating system. It is written under an open
source license and is free for you to download, read, modify, and share.
This manual will help you become familiar with everyday tasks such as
surfing the web, listening to music, and scanning documents. With an
emphasis on easy-to-follow instructions, it is suitable for all levels of


Easy to understand - our manual has step by step instructions and is
A picture is worth a thousand words - lots of screenshots to show you how to
do tasks
All in one place - conveniently located in one file, so you don’t have to
look all over the web for help
Progressive learning curve - start with the basics, and learn as you work
through each chapter
Dozens of languages - translated into more than 50 languages, including
localized screenshots
CC-BY-SA licensing - download, modify, reproduce and share as much as you
No cost - our documents are all written by Ubuntu community members and
there is no charge to use them
Printer friendly - we have a version optimized for printing to save the
Troubleshooting section - to help you solve common Ubuntu problems quickly

You can download the manual for free as a PDF, or buy a printed copy through
Lulu. All of the relevant information is on our website,

Don't forget to check out our plans for Maverick:

Benjamin Humphrey

Ubuntu Manual Team Lead
Dunedin, New Zealand
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