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Mandrake.Tips: Learning GNU/Linux

Jul 10, 2003, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to aRTee for this link. ]

"For those new to GNU/Linux and Free/Libre Open Source Software (OSS or FLOSS) and the associated communities, some explanations may be in order. How to be part of this community, how to find your way and how to make things work for you.

"This article starts with several aspects of the OSS community and OSS development, indicating what makes OSS developers tick. Then it explains how to deal with problems. The novice Linux user is invited to exchange the more common troubleshooting reflex (retry, reboot, reinstall) with a more OSS minded method (check, communicate, correct). The last section provides some more concrete starting points for those who want to learn more about their Linux system..."

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