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Old 10-16-2019, 05:57 PM   #16
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"How Linux Works" by Brian Ward, no starch press, 2nd edition 2015 (Cdn $ 40)

An easy read packed full of simple-to-use stuff.
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Originally Posted by Captain Brillo View Post
"How Linux Works" by Brian Ward, no starch press, 2nd edition 2015 (Cdn $ 40)

An easy read packed full of simple-to-use stuff.
To be honest, I think it's possible to sum up the most important of what GNU/Linux is and how it works in about 2-3 pages.

Probably someone on this forum could do it. It would be way better than a book, just to understand in brief what everyone who have used this system for a long time already knows about it.
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There are many website articles that talk about directory structure, which is important to understand, but that is not exactly what I am looking for.
I appreciate what you are asking for, but such basic, general Linux guides are thin on the ground.

Here is Linux Made Simple from 2015:

You have successfully installed Linux Mint MATE, so just use your browser, word processor etc and carry out regular tasks as you previously did in Windows.

If you have a particular question, search these forums or start a new thread.

Enjoy your Linux Mint MATE.


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