This book was developed and written using the standard install of Ubuntu from the CD. You can use the disc included with this book for your install or download your own copy, available as ISO9660 images (with filenames ending in .iso), and burn it onto a 700MB CD-R or a DVD. You can also order prepressed CDs directly from Ubuntu at http://shipit.ubuntu.com.
Along with the full distribution, you will get access to the complete source code to the Linux kernel and source for all software in the distributionmore than 55 million lines of C and nearly 5 million lines of C++ code. Browse to http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ to get started.
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