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Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference

AuthorKeir Thomas Entered2009-05-10 10:24:19 by bcrowell
Editedit data record FreedomCopyrighted, doesn't cost money to read, but otherwise not free (disclaimer)
SubjectQ.A - Mathematics. Computer science (operating systems)
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seems decent
by Ben Crowell (crowell09 at stopspam.lightandmatter.com (change 09 to current year)) on 2009-05-10 17:22:46, review #525
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This seems like a reasonable introduction to Ubuntu. If someone was really trying to get started from scratch with Ubuntu, it might be too much in some ways and too little in others. In the section on security, for instance, it suggests installing ClamAV, but it doesn't give the user enough information to understand in general how to avoid getting viruses; automated scanning for viruses wouldn't even be in my own top 10 list of things to tell a newbie about as a way of keeping a Linux box secure.

Information wants to be free, so make some free information.


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