"If you're a newbie when it comes to Linux, the phrase "at a
loss" is probably a gross understatement. Most PC or Macintosh
users don't even know where to start. This is the first in a series
of articles aimed at helping the newest of the new discover
"It's easy to survive in the PC or Macintosh world without
knowing very much about your operating system. Before you get
started with Linux, however, it will be helpful to understand a few
aspects of its structure. If this sounds intimidating, don't worry
-- I'll compare the different parts of the operating system to the
parts of a car to make things easier. Like any analogy, this
comparison has its limits, but it gives a good starting point for
"Purists will have to allow me a little liberty -- this is an
intro. With that said, let's dive in...."
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