The Ubuntu Manual Team has announced that the Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal
version of the Ubuntu Manual, "Getting Started with Ubuntu 12.10"
has been published.
The 143 page manual provides an introduction to Ubuntu covering topics
such as how to try out a LiveCD, how to install the distribution, using the Ubuntu desktop,
working with Ubuntu, managing hardware and peripherals,
managing software and updates, and offering pointers for further research and reading.
Published under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareALike 3.0 (CC By-SA 3.0) licence,
the Ubuntu Manual project is freely available for browsing, printing and redistribution.
The manual is also available for £5.00 plus shipping and tax from Lulu.
The Ubuntu Manual Project began in 2009,
and started tracking Ubuntu releases in 2010,
with the aim of developing free documentation for the Linux distribution.