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Better Than Beach Reading: A Linux Starter Kit

Aug 04, 2008, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Katherine Noyes)

""If I had to write a Linux Starter's Kit, it would be along these lines," said Slashdot blogger Mhall119, who has actually submitted a blueprint to Ubuntu on a related topic. (See the blueprint and the spec.)

"Repositories would be first on Mhall119's list of what to include in a starter kit, he told LinuxInsider.

""Windows users switching to Linux need to understand Packages and Repositories," Mhall119 explained. "Repositories, whether APT or YUM, are the Killer App for Linux -- they provide the greatest single advantage over Windows from an end-user perspective.""

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