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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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Last Review by tjansson - posted: 04-23-2005 06:03 PM
I've been using Mandrake for 3 years now that makes somewhat biased. A made a netinstall which worked flawlessly although it took some time to download all the 3.0 Gb of apps i wanted.
First I made update install, which worked to some extend - my Nvidia drivers didn't worker after the reboot but after a short nv->nvidia in the xorg.conf file I was back in gui. KDE 3.3 is really faster than 3.2 and the new loginmanager gdm (mandrake skinned) was very sleek. I soon found out that due some changes in the way hardware was detected i had other problems and couldn't cinstall nvida drivers again since mdk though i had installed kernel headers but those must have been for the mdk 10.1 kernel.
All in all i made a new install (again keeping /home) and now it all seems great. All my hardware was found and worked as a charm (it also did in 10.1). It feels very new - all my favorit apps have been updated and kile, kontact, kpdf juk are very sleek.