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Media: Brochure

Purpose: Awareness

Language: English

Derivative: Ubuntu

Release: Not Release Specific

Discover Ubuntu with this six page guide: illustrated in color. Designed for Linux User Groups (LUGs) or for other groups of free software users, this document contains everything the curious new user needs to know to start the Ubuntu Experience.

Topics Covered:
GNU/Linux, desktop environment, Linux distributions, Open Office, Firefox, comparisons of the technical requirements

This guide is not intended to replace the official documentation: it leads the reader to it through (printable) links and explanations to identify problems and how to proceed.
Printer friendly (3 A3 or 6 A4 pages). Written honestly, but enticingly.

This guide will be updated at each new Ubuntu release.

"Discover Ubuntu" was created with Scribus and is double licensed GNU/FDL and Creative Commons BY-SA.

Creative Commons License "Discover Ubuntu" by Paupoo is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License.
Translated from another material at SpreadUbuntu by Paupoo

Excellent work, needs some tweaking

This is a great material, and would be extremely thorough and understandable if the English translation were slightly more complete.

Some oddities that I noticed:
Page 2: "Why you risk being seduced by Ubuntu" - not improper at all, but sounds funny.
Page 5: "Your pictures like never before" - incomplete
Last page:
"512 Mo ou +" - still french
"... can generate savings and so reduce the digital divide" -> "can save money, reducing the digital divide"

Other problems:
Page 5: I think other systems use "l