Linux - NewbieThis Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question?
If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!
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.
Hi. Being totally new to all things Linux I need lots of help. I have Compaq laptop running Linux/Ubuntu. I have a DLink wireless router. I need help knowing what wireless card to purchase to connect the laptop. I tried a Belkin Notebook Adapter but it wouldnt even recognise. Can anyone advise me.
To farslayer re lspcmcia
I have no idea of the chipset. My airplus is dwl-g630 an is compatable with 802.11. where can I find the chipset etc. I am a total newbie to all things linux wireless stuff really. I have a pc with wreless card using same router but run XP on it.
Thanks for any help
Thanx farslayer. So good of you to try and help. I can't do what you suggest as the notebook adapter is in a laptop which won't recognise it and I am using my desktop to try and find what card would be the best to buy for Linux. Sorry am just going to go into a computer store and get help. thanx