i need to learn more about computers and to to be active in the community.

Asked by top jcan on 2011-05-29

i need to learn more about ubuntu and other linux systems. i have been using computers for a long time now, and would like to expand my knowledge as much as possible.

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marcus aurelius (adbiz) said : #1

there are lots of books available in the local library you can you check out and read.
also, there are lots of magazines covering linux and ubuntu.
as well, you might want to join one of the local linux clubs in your area.

top jcan (topjcan) said : #2

sorry but non of that will help. i live in Belize. not a place to find a linux club or magazines on software. any knowledge i gain will have to be over the internet

peter b (b1pete) said : #3

start with

http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Natty

I hope that you have ubuntu installed and can practice and see live its inner workings.

top jcan (topjcan) said : #4

thank you very much. this is a very good start. yes i do have ubuntu 11.04 natty installed.

New to Ubuntu: read the Ubuntu Manual, it's very informative:
http://ubuntu-manual.org/
Click on the "download Button" to download the latest PDF version.
The online help https://help.ubuntu.com/10.10/index.html

Ubuntu guide (For learning more about command lines)
http://www.ubuntupocketguide.com/index_main.html

Need help with 11.04 Unity interface:
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/natty/#what
http://theravingrick.blogspot.com/2011/04/my-effort-at-writing-help-for-unity.html

Relax and fun:
http://planet.ubuntu.com/ and Full Circle Magazine
http://fullcirclemagazine.org/

top jcan (topjcan) said : #6

thanks a lot guys.