Linux: the ultimate beginners guide
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to j00p34 for this link.
"But I'm drifting. The real thing I wanted to do was
wright a little instruction for people trying to use linux for the
first time. Because I'm sure there are also real people in this
world, who are not payed by a certain big company to try to find
weakpoints in linux netbooks, who do have real world problems with
If you want to do something, look for information first. Don't try
to install another linux version, because the version you have is
missing some very minimal function. Not before you searched the
internet for an easy solution. Linux is modular, and almost
everything is available for every distribution. If you search the
internet for installing programs in xandros. You'll find it's very
easy (easier than windows) to install a program to sync your ipod
(and get back mp3's from it, which itunes can't) for instance.
If you go to a forum and you find that the information is to
difficult for you, do what forums are made for, post a question.
But be aware, some people feel like there treated badly on forums.
They don't get nice responses on questions. Most of the time this
is not because it's an obvious question, but because it's a
question which has been answered a million times before."
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