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6 Things That Ubuntu Does Better Than Windows

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We all love Windows, right? It’s a great operating system, there’s no doubt about that. However, what if I told you that Ubuntu was better? You may laugh and think that nothing could possibly be better than your beloved Windows, but in this article we’re going to look at 6 reasons why Ubuntu is better than Windows.
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Getting Started with Ubuntu 16.04 (PDF Guide)

Getting Started with Ubuntu 16.04 is a comprehensive beginners guide for the Ubuntu operating system.

Getting Started with Ubuntu 16.04 is not intended to be a comprehensive Ubuntu instruction manual. It is a quick-start guide that will get you doing the things you need to do with your computer easily, without getting bogged down with technical details. With the help of this guide, it should not take long before new users get used to the Unity desktop environment. Unity includes the Launcher, the Dash, the hud, indicators, and an on screen display notification system(osd). All these features will be explained in this guide.
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Linux BASH Programming Cookbook (PDF Guide)

Delve into the world of Linux BASH Programming with this compact cookbook that introduces common recipes for the BASH command line!

Bash is a Unix shell and command language written by Brian Fox for the GNU Project as a free software replacement for the Bourne shell. First released in 1989, it has been distributed widely as it is a default shell on the major Linux distributions and OS X.

In this ebook, we provide a compilation of BASH programming examples that will help you kick-start your own projects. We cover a wide range of topics, from user management and permissions setting, to specific commands like sed, tar, etc. With our straightforward tutorials, you will be able to get your own projects up and running in minimum time.

With this free eBook you will also receive weekly news, tips and special offers delivered to your inbox courtesy of System Code Geeks.

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Screenshots Tour

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is the latest stable version and Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS will be supported for 5 years for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Core, and Ubuntu Kylin. All other flavours will be supported for 3 years.
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Install Nvidia 367.27 Drivers in Ubuntu 16.04/15.10

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Nvidia designs graphics processing units (GPUs) for the gaming market, as well as system on a chip units (SOCs) for the mobile computing and automotive market. Nvidia’s primary GPU product line, labeled “GeForce”, is in direct competition with Advanced Micro Devices’ (AMD) “Radeon” products. Nvidia expanded its presence in the gaming industry with its handheld SHIELD Portable, SHIELD Tablet, and SHIELD Android TV.
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Linux All-in-One For Dummies (a $25.99 value) FREE!

Eight minibooks in one volume cover every important aspect of Linux and everything you need to know to pass level-1 certification.Linux All-in-One For Dummies explains everything you need to get up and running with the popular Linux operating system. Written in the friendly and accessible For Dummies style, the book ideal for new and intermediate Linux users, as well as anyone studying for level-1 Linux certification. The eight minibooks inside cover the basics of Linux, interacting with it, networking issues, Internet services, administration, security, scripting, and level-1 certification.
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Introduction to Docker

An introduction to Docker networking and its components.

In this guide, you’ll learn about the essential components of Docker networking, which have evolved from coupling simple Docker abstractions and powerful network components such as Linux bridges and Open vSwitch. We’ll also discuss the next generation of Docker networking, which is called libnetwork.
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10 Easy Ways to Restore Your Linux System

Reverting your operating system to a previous state without consequences sounds almost like magic. You can quickly return to your work as if nothing happened, even when you don’t know what caused the problem. That’s why the System Restore feature is among the top things ex-Windows users want from Linux.
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Install SMPlayer on ubuntu 15.10

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SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn’t need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you’ll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs.
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Old Computer, New Life: Restoring Old Hardware With Ubuntu

Marketing departments want us to believe that PCs, laptops and netbooks become obsolete after a couple of years, but it’s not true.
Long Description: The computer industry has evolved over the years more rapidly than any industry in contemporary history. Year after year engineers have worked valiantly to bring us, the end users, faster and more capable hardware without sacrificing reliability. Programmers and application developers have been equally quick to develop new software that puts to use the new hardware specifications. However, while striving to sell more and more products, marketing departments want us to believe that PCs, laptops and netbooks become obsolete after a couple of years, and not replacing them makes us luddites.
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