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

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Chapter 11. Introducing the Ubuntu Forums

What Are the Ubuntu Forums?

A Brief History of the Ubuntu Forums

How May I Participate?

Questions, Locations, Conversations, and Activities

Key People in the Forums

Fun Stuff

The Foundation of the Ubuntu Forums

Summary

THIS CHAPTER INTRODUCES THE Ubuntu Forums by describing what they are, why they exist, and some of the history and fun quirks that make them a place where people come for the tech support and end up staying for the community. Whether you have used Internet forums in the past or not, this chapter will give you a good introduction to an official Ubuntu presence on the Web, a place that is helpful, welcoming, and an enjoyable community in which to participate.

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