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

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Chapter 3. Using Ubuntu on the Desktop

With ubuntu installed and ready to go, it’s time to get started using your new desktop. The stock install of Ubuntu provides a very complete and flexible system. Unlike other operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X, Ubuntu includes everything you need to get started: an office suite, media tools, a Web browser, an e-mail client, and more. Once the installation is complete, you are up and running right away without ...

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