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Get started with Linux - part 1

Jul 02, 2009, 18:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Smith)

"We will use a version of Linux called Ubuntu, one of the most popular versions of Linux as it is very easy to use. You will need to download a copy of Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition from the Computeractive website. Advertisement

"The download is an ISO image file that contains everything found on the Ubuntu CD. The download is quite large at around 700MB, so it is suitable for broadband users only.

"If you don't have broadband you can get an Ubuntu CD at little cost. Our very own Ultimate Guide to Linux comes with a CD on the cover, so you can order a copy by going to the link above.

"If you don't mind waiting a little longer, the company that produces Ubuntu will send out a CD for free. Create an account here and a CD will be sent to you."
When this was posted, the page order was mixed up and Page 1 was put on Page 2. --ed.

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