[ubuntu-uk] Good general book on Ubuntu/Linux?

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Oct 3 15:38:57 UTC 2012

Is the Ubuntu Manual http://ubuntu-manual.org/ too basic for you?

On 3 October 2012 15:21, Gordon Burgess-Parker <gbplinux at gmail.com> wrote:

>  I'm a reasonable user of Ubuntu - both on my netbook and dual-booting
> with Windows 7 on my main laptop.
> I'm looking for a book on either Ubuntu or Linux in general in the
> "Windows inside out" type of format, i.e. from simple through to fairly
> technical, suitable for a general user - me!
> I'm slightly concerned about forking out £34 for the current Ubuntu 12.04
> bible published by Sams  as the interface could possibly change again in
> 14.04!
> Can anyone suggest a good general book, or should I buy a general Linux
> book and if so what would be the recommendations for that, or should I just
> look for on-line information, and if so where's the best place to look
> for the most topics in one place? (I do like big books!)
> Cheers
> Gordon
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