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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.
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Linux is so hard to understand and to switch to because Linux users dont want to help with the transitioning of windows users. They like to think they are a select few who understand the inner working of the computer world.
We all started out at the same place; not knowing anything about Linux. Then we learned, what seems like second nature for us
Ubuntu Versions are great to try for conversion from windows to Linux; Debian based distros are really awesome. I suggest something that is well documented, try their live CD's first before install to see what you like.
Ultra X Linux Media Edition comes with Boxee preinstalled. Boxee is a wonderful media center that streams internet video and more.
Boxee is an open-source media center which plays media from your computer and other devices in your home network, as well as connects you to various Internet sources that allow you to stream or download movies, TV shows, music and photos.
You can watch a quick intro to boxee to learn more.
For all of you out there foaming at the mouth for the release of Windows 7, have a seat; IT SUCKS!!!. Windows 7 is really a build of Vista with GUI enhancements along with other OS enhancements. The GUI is designed to run faster than Vista's that is all. XP is still the most reliable OS. Does everyone remember those Mojave commercials on television? Microsoft was trying to determine if they re released Vista with a snappier GUI and a few enhancements if the public would buy it. Inferior products...