5 things new users should do with Ubuntu Linux
Nov 03, 2010, 00:04 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Ubuntu 10.10, or Maverick Meerkat, is proving to be one of the
best, most user friendly distributions of the Linux operating
system ever seen, so it's no wonder that businesses and individuals
are adopting the new operating system in growing numbers every
"Though Ubuntu is now right up there with Mac OS X and Windows
in terms of usability, it is still a bit different from those
proprietary counterparts. Besides watching out for a few missteps
common among first timers, there are a few things newcomers should
do to maximise their enjoyment of Ubuntu.
"Particularly if you're new to Linux, here are a few things you
should do first with your new operating system."