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Get started with Linux

http://www.itweek.co.uk

Don’t get lost with a Linux computer. We’ll show you how to get on the web, send emails and organise your digital photos

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What Is Linux?

http://linuxiseasy.blogspot.com

Linux (pronunced: /ˈlɪnʊks/, lin-uks) is an operating system that was initially created as a hobby by a young student, Linus Torvalds, at the University of Helsinki in Finland. Linus had an interest in Minix, a small UNIX system, and decided to develop a system that exceeded the Minix standards. He began his work in 1991 when he released version 0.02 and worked steadily until 1994 when version 1.0 of the Linux Kernel was released.

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What to do before switching from Windows to Linux

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There are many of you out there who are looking to make a change from your current Windows operating system to the Linux operating system. Some of you may have doubts, many of you most likely have questions before taking the plunge. I’ll try to point you in the right directions before you switch from Windows to Linux.

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OLPC XO vs. Asus Eee PC 701

http://laptopmag.com

Two highly touted, kid-friendly, low-priced laptops slug it out to become king of the ultraportables.

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File permissions in Linux

http://polishlinux.org

In our “Advanced Console Tricks” series we have already covered subjects like Getting help and Processes management. Now it’s time to understand how the file permissions work. In this article we’re going to cover topics such as the basics of Linux file access rights, useful commands that allow you to manage file permissions, as well as numerical and special access modes.

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How to make Firefox look and feel like IE, Safari, or Opera

http://www.linux.com

One of the biggest complaints a Firefox evangelist encounters is "it doesn't act or feel like browser X." Internet Explorer users complain that Firefox doesn't look like what they're used to. Opera, Safari, and Netscape users complain that it's missing many of their favorite features. And the social networking gurus point to the powerful social networking features Flock boasts and Firefox lacks.

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Bash tips and tricks

http://richbradshaw.wordpress.com

"...So, there are a few tips to get your bash history more managable - if you have any extra tips, add them to the comments and I’ll add them to the main article! ..."

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Does Ubuntu’s documentation stink?

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

...there’s apparently some concern over Gutsy Gibbon’s documentation. Gibbon is the latest release of Ubuntu, version 7.10, which came out last month to the usual fanfare associated with new Ubuntu releases...

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Howto Tweak Ubuntu

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This tool is for ubuntu which makes it easy to change hidden system and desktop settings.Ubuntu Tweak is only for GNOME desktop environment.This is still under heavy development and very good utility for ubuntu users.

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A guide to common Linux file and system commands for new users

http://www.raiden.net

The primary reason for writing this is to help new users develop an understanding of the Linux file system commands. Not all of them, just some of the more common ones. Let's look at what they do and why I would need to use them, what not to do, what each thing means and what it's for.

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Freedomware Gamefest 2007 presents: Armagetron Advanced

http://www.freedomware-gamefest.com

For a while an unlikely entry in this year's FPS-dominated Freedomware Gamefest, Armagetron Advanced is coming up strong! It is the most unique of all games we have a tournament for. New players could mistake it for "snake in 3D", but it is so much more.

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Bootcamp 501: Put a Puppy in your PC

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

It is every computer owner's worst nightmare. You switch on your PC and Windows stubbornly refuses to start. Inevitably it happens on the day that you have complete and send off a vitally important job, and there's no one on hand to fix it, so what do you do?

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Emacs Tutorial at DeveloperWorks

http://stefan.arentz.nl

"Some people don’t understand why I still write most of my (non-Java) code in GNU Emacs. Here are seven good reasons..."

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Tip of the Trade: AppArmor

http://www.serverwatch.com

SELinux wants to touch every file on your system. But is this necessary?

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Ubuntu — The "Other" Windows

http://www.cfnews13.com

Bill Gates will not like this — it's the "other" version of Windows — and it's free. An unexpected cat fight is about to happen in the tech world. You've got this huge guy — Bill Gates — who for years has dominated the face of computers with his Windows operating system.

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