GeneralThis forum is for non-technical general discussion which can include both Linux and non-Linux topics. Have fun!
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
mhm, everything is illegal in the US, and i do mean it... even walking outside is illegal! , sometimes, still.......,,,, and if the US thinks its illegal, it trys to force other counrtys to make it illegal to.... how sad...
and yes ,,, who in there right mind would want a windows look alike?, but i don't think anyone can emulate a windows environment in linux (unless wine and xpde are programed to randomly crash....)
as to weather or not MS will sue........ deepened if xpde threatens there money , which it wont, theres much better desktops out there (kde, gnome, *box, enlightenment.... i dare not mention them all, it would just be to much remembering trying to do that)
out of curiosty, i did install it. i wasn't impressed. it was more of a window manager than a desktop environment. pretty much a waste of hard drive space. but i don't want to insult the developers who thought that this was a good idea....
Actually, I don't think the XP desktop environment is bad looking. Its guilt by association really. If you lived in a certain city, and everyday you got beaten on the head with hot dogs then when you move to another city the last thing you want to see is another hot dog. Its like that with XPs desktop.