Things To Know Before Using Linux
Aug 18, 2008, 02:01 (6 Talkback[s])
"Using Linux is easy ! Its becoming more and more user friendly
with the introduction of new software and technologies, and with
the support of huge companies like Intel, AMD , Adobe, Goggle , I
am sure Linux will surpass other OS in terms of software/driver
base and usability.. Though there are certain points you must know
"Linux is not windows..
Do no panic.. Yes most people mess things by taking restless
.exe files will not work in Linux.
Filesystem/Partitions do not need fragmentation as Linux file
system do not allow fragmentation of files while copying ..
Every partition in Windows are detected/displayed as separate
Medium that's why its easy to name the disk, while in Linux
partitions are displayed as sub-directories thats why its sometimes
hard to recall the partition .. You can re-name partitions using
ntfsprog for NTFS, e2label for ext2/3, jfs_tune for jfs, xfs_admin
Till date there are no Viruses for Linux therefore you don't have
to install any Anti Virus software in Linux"