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IBM developerWorks: Transitioning from Windows to Linux

Jul 25, 2001, 05:00 (30 Talkback[s])

It's not our general practice to post links to PDF's, but this one from IBM, a fifty question FAQ, has a lot of useful information on a wide variety of issues from swap configuration to "getting settled on the desktop" end user tips:

Topics covered:
Answers are grouped by topic:
  • Installation
  • Migration from Windows
  • Configuration and setup
  • General usage
  • GUI/desktop
  • Command shell
  • Logging in/logging out/shutting down
  • Files and directories
  • Root/user accounts, groups, and permissions
  • Communications
  • Miscellaneous

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