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FirstLinux.com: I've installed Linux: What Next ?

May 03, 2000, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Steve Emms for this link. ]

"This series of articles are a follow on to the Checklist for Newbies. They assume that you have installed one of the Linux distributions on your computer and are now raring to go. But wait, with all the hype that currently surrounds Linux, you've lost sight of the single most important question, what can I do now?"

"Each of the following articles indicate areas where you can make the most of Linux - some of the material may be a little technical and some of the applications a little rough around the edges - but overall we think you will agree that there's a lot that can be achieved both in the home and in business. Given this, and the fact that Linux is the fastest growing operating system on the planet, your journey is only just beginning ...

  • Email - read and send email on your Linux box
  • Web Browsing - surf the web using the latest browsers
  • Newsgroups - full of useful information on Linux and everything else too!
  • Spreadsheets - for boring financial types - just kidding :-)
  • Word Processing - write a few letters to the FirstLinux team
  • Databases - Arguably, the most important commercial application
  • Programming - Linux a great way to learn to program - and it's free !
  • Servers - currently this is the main application area for Linux
  • Graphics - be the next Leonardo"
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