ExtremeTech: Everything You Wanted to Know about Linux (but were afraid to ask)
Oct 04, 2002, 13:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)
Red Hat, Suse, Mandrake and others are just starting to bless us
with a new round of desktop-oriented distributions--aka 'distros'.
If you're finally considering Linux as a desktop OS,
congratulations! And don't fret, we're here to help.
"We review the new distros themselves over the next few weeks,
but for now let's start with some answers to questions that you
"We've tried to cover the basics, but if we missed anything,
don't despair! Simply head over to our forum, and ask any
additional questions you have. We'll continue to update this
article with more questions and answers as time goes on. Just
remember as you enter the wonderful world of Linux that you're not