Linux Journal Readers‚Äô Choice Awards 2008 Favorite Linux Book, Honorable Mention. http://www.linuxjournal.com
‚Äú. . . this one (Ubuntu Linux book) is at the head of the pack for getting started with your penguin experience. . . .‚Äù
‚ÄúBenjamin Mako Hill et al. have produced an excellent book that speaks to everyone who uses or is considering using Ubuntu.‚Äù
‚ÄîJames Pyles, Reviewer, ‚ÄúThe Linux Tutorial‚Äù
‚ÄúWell written in an easy-to-follow format. Full of information for folks new to Linux or just new to Ubuntu. Even nontechnical users would find this a very helpful resource.‚Äù
‚ÄîBen Gerber, Arsgeek.com
‚ÄúI‚Äôd recommend picking it up if you are running Ubuntu.‚Äù
‚ÄîTony Lawrence, owner of aplawrence.com
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