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Hi my name is kgosi i live in south africa and i would like to learn more about ubuntu how to use it e.t.c. Can any1 refer any good books websites and tutorials. I would also like to learn about networks and embedded systems any good books websites e.t.c would be much appreciated

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See askubuntu.com/questions/594/… –  hexafraction Oct 5 '12 at 20:55
    
Ive got a pdf Beginning Ubuntu Linux - From Novice To Professional and i get confused with the instructions given since its a bit old and i wanted something that is more similar to my current ubuntu.I want to learn how to use the terminal and all the functionality of ubuntu i know absolutly nothing –  user87910 Oct 5 '12 at 20:57
    
thanx alot much appreciated –  user87910 Oct 5 '12 at 21:20

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That's a little hard to answer, there really isn't a comprehensive manual/information base for Ubuntu. However in most cases you can simply google specific things and find them with relative ease. That is personally what I do, any time I think of something I would like to do, such as add custom right click menu's or display all folder names in terminal (useful if you have a massive media library and want a comprehensive list, so you don't have to type it).

You just have to get out there and browse various websites that provide tutorials on things, the main ones I use are: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/ , http://www.techdrivein.com/ , http://www.webupd8.org/ , and lately: http://www.howtogeek.com/

If its basics you want the Ubuntu website covers nearly everything: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/ubuntu-help/index.html

Its just about finding things you want to learn in specific areas of the Ubuntu desktop. The sites I listed above not only cover useful tweaks but also news about Ubuntu, future releases of Ubuntu, and useful programs. I hope that helps you out.

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thanx weylin cant tell how much uve helped –  user87910 Oct 5 '12 at 21:22
    
No problem just glad I can help. –  Weylin Schreck Oct 6 '12 at 9:09

You can also go to www.linux.org, you've got basic tutorials to advanced tutorials which could help you a bit in your learning!

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