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

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Chapter 4. Advanced Usage and Managing Ubuntu

Adding and Removing Programs and Packages

Keeping Your Computer Updated

Moving to the Next Ubuntu Release

Using and Abusing Devices and Media

Configuring a Printer in Ubuntu

Graphically Accessing Remote Files

The Terminal

Backup Stategies

Working with Windows

Summary

AS YOU’VE SEEN SO FAR, Ubuntu is relatively straightforward to set up and use for the common day-to-day tasks. With time, though, most users want to change their software, add and experiment with other software options available in Ubuntu, install and use hardware devices like printers, access remote files, use the famous (and sometimes feared) terminal, and maybe even run some Windows programs. Ubuntu provides many ...

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