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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.
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This year I am celebrating a Silver Anniversary. Not of marriage or anything so conventional, but 25 years of owning a computer. Yes, way back when I was in my prime as they say, I purchased a second hand Sinclair ZX81. It wasn't my first experience of computers exactly. I had seen, but wasn't allowed to touch, or tell anyone else, some monster rack mounted things during my military service days. However, this was something really new - and all mine. The first moments of attaching it to my TV set and turning on the power were as exciting as having sex for the first time - well, almost. The excitement lasted even less time though. On a 26 inch color TV, if you stood back a long way and screwed up your eyes enough, you could just make out a few letters of the alphabet. A bit of tuning, or more precisely mis-tuning so that the TV displayed a black and white picture, and you could actually read something in huge, fuzzy, block shaped letters.
I started with a Timex/Sinclair 1000 and a 16k ram pack
now I keep an emulator around for when I want to reminisce
only now I have all the software ever written for the T/S 1000 and 64K of ram
I also have a T/S 1000 still working