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Ubuntu Vancouver is constantly looking for '''free''', '''Ubuntu-specific''', '''current''', and '''very-high quality''' materials that will be helpful to our local community in Vancouver.
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Ubuntu Vancouver is constantly looking for '''free''' and '''very-high quality''' materials that will be helpful to the community. Here is our current list. The best resources present Ubuntu clearly and concisely. They respect the Ubuntu ethos. In other words, the word "Dummy", "newbie" or other derogatory language shouldn't appear anywhere in the book. In the world of Ubuntu, every person is a member of the community and has equal standing.
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= Reading List =
== Books ==
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'''We will be adding items here shortly.''' In the meantime please send an email to the Ubuntu Vancouver Mailing List if you have a suggestion for something we might want to include. ||{{attachment:UbuntuPocketGuide.png}}||
||Website: http://www.ubuntupocketguide.com ||
||A concise companion book for everyday Ubuntu use. Covers Ubuntu 8.04 and 8.10. Topics covered: covered include: Installation & configuration, desktop use, applications, software, security.||
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= Suggest an Item = == Presentations and Meeting Materials ==
We have a collection of '''fantastic''' presentations, quick-reference cards, and other tips-and-tricks here: http://www.meetup.com/ubuntuvancouver/files/

== Other Materials ==
Kim (our Fearless Founder) gave a "Lightning Talk" at the July 2009 General Meeting entitled:
"Free Linux and Ubuntu Books"
 * Kim carries lots of free books around on his laptop. You are invited to bring a flash drive to a General Meeting for copies.
 * Article with 20 free books is here: http://www.linuxlinks.com/article/20090405061458383/20oftheBestFreeLinuxBooks-Part1.html
 * Try a Google search for free Ubuntu books http://www.google.com/cse?cx=partner-pub2070091971271392%3Aougxymc6y19&ie=UTF-8&q=free+ubuntu+books&sa=Search
 * Ubuntu Vancouver belongs to the O`Reilly User Group Program: http://ug.oreilly.com/ Please come to a meeting for more information. Our meetings are posted here: http://meetup.com/ubuntuvancouver
 * Lots of books in Usenet: alt.binaries.e-book.technica (not an endorsement, just an observation).
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Please send an email the Ubuntu Vancouver Mailing List if you have a suggestion for something we might want to include. Please send an email the Ubuntu Vancouver Mailing List if you have a suggestion for something we should include.
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Ubuntu Vancouver is constantly looking for free, Ubuntu-specific, current, and very-high quality materials that will be helpful to our local community in Vancouver.

The best resources present Ubuntu clearly and concisely. They respect the Ubuntu ethos. In other words, the word "Dummy", "newbie" or other derogatory language shouldn't appear anywhere in the book. In the world of Ubuntu, every person is a member of the community and has equal standing.

This is our current list.


Books

UbuntuPocketGuide.png

Website: http://www.ubuntupocketguide.com

A concise companion book for everyday Ubuntu use. Covers Ubuntu 8.04 and 8.10. Topics covered: covered include: Installation & configuration, desktop use, applications, software, security.

Presentations and Meeting Materials

We have a collection of fantastic presentations, quick-reference cards, and other tips-and-tricks here: http://www.meetup.com/ubuntuvancouver/files/

Other Materials

Kim (our Fearless Founder) gave a "Lightning Talk" at the July 2009 General Meeting entitled: "Free Linux and Ubuntu Books"


Suggest an Item

Please send an email the Ubuntu Vancouver Mailing List if you have a suggestion for something we should include.


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