UBUNTU LINUX FOR NON-GEEKS.
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Grant, Rickford.Ubuntu Linux for non-geeks : a pain-free, project-based, get-things-done guidebook / Rickford Grant.p. cm.Includes index.ISBN 1-59327-118-21. Linux. 2. Operating systems (Computers) I. Title. QA76.76.O63.G7246 2006005.4'32--dc222006015576