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Invasion
December 3rd, 2011, 09:11 PM
As I am new to Ubuntu I would like to get a book that covers most things. I wanted a book because I like having something I can flick through. my question is will some of the older books still apply to the current 11:10 ubuntu I have installed?

I was looking at this book in particular:
Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition: Covering 10.10 and 11.04

The Official Ubuntu Book 6th addition


many thanks ;)

haqking
December 3rd, 2011, 09:21 PM
As I am new to Ubuntu I would like to get a book that covers most things. I wanted a book because I like having something I can flick through. my question is will some of the older books still apply to the current 11:10 ubuntu I have installed?

I was looking at this book in particular:
Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition: Covering 10.10 and 11.04

The Official Ubuntu Book 6th addition


many thanks ;)

The underlying mechanism is pretty similar across Linux Distros so most books are of use.

There are some fundamental changes in 11.10 which wont be covered in there certainly interface related though 11.04 is Unity also.

However if you can wait and want a specific 11.10 book then http://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-Unleashed-2012-Covering-11-10/dp/0672335786/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1322943482&sr=8-1 is out ina few weeks and there are some others also.

http://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-11-10-Server-Administration-Reference/dp/1936280345/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322943576&sr=1-4 this is availabel but covers server (but will be useful)

However most of what you need to know is available online if you really need it or use one of the older book as a base and use online to find the differences etc.

not forgetting this forum ;-)

Invasion
December 3rd, 2011, 09:26 PM
The underlying mechanism is pretty similar across Linux Distros so most books are of use.

There are some fundamental changes in 11.10 which wont be covered in there certainly interface related though 11.04 is Unity also.

However if you can wait and want a specific 11.10 book then http://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-Unleashed-2012-Covering-11-10/dp/0672335786/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1322943482&sr=8-1 is out ina few weeks and there are some others also.

http://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-11-10-Server-Administration-Reference/dp/1936280345/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322943576&sr=1-4 this is availabel but covers server (but will be useful)

However most of what you need to know is available online if you really need it or use one of the older book as a base and use online to find the differences etc.

not forgetting this forum ;-)

Hi, thanks for your input on this :)
I think I may get the sixth edition ubuntu unleashed and then like you said use the forum;) etc to find the differences.
Thanks again