developerWorks: Windows-to-Linux Roadmap
Nov 17, 2003, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Walden)
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for this link. ]
"You're moving from Windows to Linux. You've decided you want
the stability, flexibility, and cost savings of Linux, but you have
many questions in your head. Isn't Linux like Unix? Isn't Unix
hard? Where do you begin to make sense of all of this? Is there a
map you can follow?
"This roadmap is designed to help you take the experience and
knowledge that you already have in computing and redirect it to
working in Linux. It's not the only reference you'll ever need, but
it will help you get past some of your first obstacles and adjust
to a new and, I think, exciting approach to computing. As you
follow this roadmap, you'll discover many new resources to help you
learn, troubleshoot, and manage Linux.
"We're assuming you already have Linux installed. If you don't,
go to Linux.org and learn which distributions would fit your needs.
You'll also find links to downloads there when you're ready to