Getting Started With Ubuntu 14.04 (PDF Guide)

Become familiar with everyday tasks such as surfing the web, listening to music and scanning documents.

Enjoy this comprehensive beginners guide for the Ubuntu operating system. With easy-to-follow instructions, this guide is suitable for all levels of experience. Discover the potential of your Ubuntu system without getting bogged down with technical details.
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Ubuntu Linux Toolbox: 1000+ Commands for Power Users (PDF Guide)

This updated bestseller from Linux guru Chris Negus is packed with an array of new and revised material.

As a longstanding bestseller, Ubuntu Linux Toolbox has taught you how to get the most out Ubuntu, the world's most popular Linux distribution. With this anticipated new edition, Christopher Negus returns with a host of new and expanded coverage on tools for managing file systems, ways to connect to networks, techniques for securing Ubuntu systems, and a look at the latest Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu, all aimed at getting you up and running with Ubuntu Linux quickly.
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Improve system performance by moving your log files to RAM Using Ramlog

Ramlog act as a system daemon. On startup it creates ramdisk, it copies files from /var/log into ramdisk and mounts ramdisk as /var/log. All logs after that will be updated on ramdisk. Logs on harddrive are kept in folder /var/log.hdd which is updated when ramlog is restarted or stopped. On shutdown it saves log files back to harddisk so logs are consistent. Ramlog 2.x is using tmpfs by default, ramfs and kernel ramdisk are suppored as well. Program rsync is used for log synchronization.
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Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) Alpha 2 Released

The second alpha of the Vivid Vervet (to become 15.04) has now been released!

Pre-releases of the Vivid Vervet are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent breakage. They are, however, recommended for Ubuntu flavor developers and those who want to help in testing, reporting and fixing bugs as we work towards getting this release ready.
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