"Ubuntu: An Absolute Beginner's Guide", by author Courtney Loo, is the latest free guide from MakeUseOf and will teach you everything you need to know about Ubuntu in easy-to-understand language.
Ubuntu is a free/libre, open-source computer operating system with 20 million users worldwide. But it's also so much more than that: it is an ethos, a collaborative project and, first and foremost, Ubuntu is a community of people
Migrating to a new operating system can be daunting, especially when faced with unfamiliar words like 'FLOSS', 'command line interface' and 'kernel'. Many people are intimidated by the technical jargon of a non-commercial operating system and believe it's too advanced for them. Well, that is simply not true. Ubuntu is easy to install and simple to use. Best of all: it's completely FREE!