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venom104
October 30th, 2011, 08:53 PM
I took a linux course a while ago and we used a book my sobell. Later, when I was running ubuntu 8.10, I read though this book http://www.amazon.com/Practical-Guide-Ubuntu-Versions-ebook/dp/B001SMSBEG/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1320003980&sr=8-4. There is a third edition of this book out, but it is already almost outdated, it covers (10.04 LTS).

I am currently running the newest version of ubuntu (11.10) and I'm having trouble doing some of the things that I used to be able to do easily. I would like a book like sobells, that is constantly updated.

Is there something like this available? I like to be as informed as possible, and I dislike having to search though forums and man pages to find something that I want to learn (often times, I end up having to search though multiple sources to find some information that I need).

Please include the IBSN if this is possible.

Paqman
October 30th, 2011, 09:03 PM
I don't think you'll find a book that supports very recent versions of Ubuntu. Your best bet is asking here, or searching at askubuntu.com, which is an excellent resource for information on accomplishing specific tasks.

haqking
October 30th, 2011, 09:10 PM
http://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-Unleashed-2012-Covering-11-10/dp/0672335786/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1320005268&sr=1-1

The unleashed series stays upto date.

Also so does Apress currently on 11.04 though

http://www.apress.com/9781430236269

philinux
October 30th, 2011, 09:11 PM
I took a linux course a while ago and we used a book my sobell. Later, when I was running ubuntu 8.10, I read though this book http://www.amazon.com/Practical-Guide-Ubuntu-Versions-ebook/dp/B001SMSBEG/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1320003980&sr=8-4. There is a third edition of this book out, but it is already almost outdated, it covers (10.04 LTS).

I am currently running the newest version of ubuntu (11.10) and I'm having trouble doing some of the things that I used to be able to do easily. I would like a book like sobells, that is constantly updated.

Is there something like this available? I like to be as informed as possible, and I dislike having to search though forums and man pages to find something that I want to learn (often times, I end up having to search though multiple sources to find some information that I need).

Please include the IBSN if this is possible.

Better to start a thread for each individual problem or query you have.
There is this http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Oneiric

And askubuntu and omgubuntu websites.

carl1234567890
October 30th, 2011, 10:47 PM
hi there i have just bought a book called linux and it has the latest version of ubuntu 11.04.I bought it from whsmiths for 7.99 and it as a disk with it in the back cover. it is called the complete manual .I have already down loaded ubuntu off the net before i had seen this book which gives you step by step workshop hope this is help full. ps good look.

carl1234567890
October 30th, 2011, 10:56 PM
hi there there is a book for sale in whs.smiths for 7.99 called linux the complete manual complete with 11.04 disc in the back cover loaded with the latest version of ubuntu. hope this helps ,:)

mebomechanicno1
October 31st, 2011, 05:00 PM
Is this a bit too basic for you http://ubuntu-manual.org/ ?

or the Ubuntu documentation site https://help.ubuntu.com/ ?