Linux Forums: Starting Ubuntu

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]

“Welcome to part three of a series for beginners explaining what
Linux is, where it came from, where it’s going, how to use it and
why you should. Regular Linux users or Linux Forums gurus, are free
to add helpful comments and clarifications, but remember, you are
clarifying Linux for newbies, not seeking to score points over your
fellow gurus.

“Why bother with Linux? The worthy but boring answer is all to
do with freedom, human rights, privacy and security, but frankly I
use Linux because I like it…”