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Old 07-17-2003, 02:49 PM   #1
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Hello All!!
I'm completely new to linux but i'm very eager to learn it. I'm actually new to this computers, i know some basic concepts, i know its not worth wasting time of the people asking for simple questions, so i request you all to suggest me any sites that has basic information about linux and operating systems
thanks in advance
Old 07-17-2003, 02:52 PM   #2
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Here you go:

The best ones have got to be:
Old 07-17-2003, 03:09 PM   #3
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Hi completely_new

Probabaly the best site on the internet to check out all the different Linux distributions is

Its full of excellent info on both the begginers distros like Mandrake, Red hat, SUSE ,Lycoris and also lots of info on the more involved distros like Debian ,Slackware ,Gentoo etc

Good Luck
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Old 07-17-2003, 07:02 PM   #6
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Yo, completely_new

MasterC and Fancypiper both got some good links on their "sig's"

in fact various of the moderators have got some good sig links - give em a try - then it's only time and bandwidth.

I know that there are also some "distribution specific" sites/forums e.g. on top of, which is the official site, there is an independant forum at and so on.

Personally, I prefer printed info, but as yet, I have been frustrated by the tendency of publishers to keep the books written in "geek speak" - like O'Really's Running Linux - it's got loads of info, but I dont appreciate the overly technical rhetoric (hence the book spends a lot of time in the air - after I've thrown it across the room!)



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