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The Official Ubuntu Book, Fifth Edition by Matthew Helmke, Corey Burger, Benjamin Mako Hill

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Chapter 1. Introducing Ubuntu

This chapter introduces the Ubuntu project, its distribution, its development processes, and some of the history that made it all possible. If you are looking to jump right in and get started with Ubuntu, turn right away to Chapter 2, Installing Ubuntu. If you are interested in first learning about where Ubuntu comes from and where it is going, this chapter provides a good introduction.

A Wild Ride

In April 2004 Mark Shuttleworth brought together a dozen developers from the Debian, GNOME, ...

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