As the Dell Ubuntu machines roll out, No Starch Press re-releases “Ubuntu for non-geeks.
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To that end, No Starch Press is releasing the second edition of Rickford Grant's Ubtuntu for Non-Geeks, a task-based books which promises to get new Linux users up and runningand productiveon Ubuntu quickly and painlessly. The book takes users through setting up networking; downloading and installing available open source applications, games, and utilities; getting those pesky printers, scanners, and digital cameras to connect properly; watch movies; and even manage an iPod. The book packs in tricks and time-saving tips while guiding users through everyday tasks and projects, and includes a companion CD that lets users try out Ubuntu on their own system (assuming it wasn't pre-installed of course) without making any changes to their current setup.