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Ubuntu for Non-Geeks: A Pain-Free, Get-Things-Done Guide
If you are new to Ubuntu, or even new to Linux, this book is a great introduction to Ubuntu Linux. However, it goes beyond that. When you finish the book, you will have a lot of knowledge about Ubuntu, and you will be much more comfortable with this excellent operating system. More ...

How to Use the VIM Text Editor in Linux
In 1988, an improved version of Vi, called vim (vi iMproved), was released. This article provides some examples that illustrate some basic operations with text as well as its extra features that make vim unique and useful. More ...

Linux Server Step-by-Step Configuration Guide
This book contains no boring theory. Instead it's packed with 54 hands-on, step-by-step exercises and 185 graphics including screen captures showing you exactly what you should be seeing on your own screen. More ...

What Is the Android Operating System?
Google's Android operating system is a version of Linux customized for mobile devices, developed by the company Android Inc., which was purchased by Google. It has gone through many updates, each version give the name of a different dessert. More ...

Basic Linux File and Directory Commands
This article explains the basic Linux file and directory commands used in their simple forms. How to determine you location in the directory hierarchy, create a directory, delete a directory, create a new file, move a file, copy a file, delete a file, and more. More ...

Bootloaders In Linux
A boot loader is a program that controls the the initial sequence of operations performed in the process of starting the Operating System when the computer is switched on. More ...

How to Switch to Ubuntu
Ubuntu is a free alternative to Windows which is fast and easy to use. You may want to switch to Ubuntu because of its robust security, speed, freedom, ease of use, low maintenance, and no price. This article will show you step by step how to switch from Windows to Ubuntu. More ...

How Linux Works
To master Linux, you need to understand its internals, like how the system boots, how networking works, and what the kernel actually does. Brian Ward makes the concepts behind Linux internals accessible to anyone curious about the inner workings of the operating system. More ...

Installing Fedora 3 Linux
Installing Fedora is as simple as inserting the first CD-ROM into the drive and rebooting. But first make sure that your system is set to boot from the CD drive. Watch the on-screen messages as the system boots. More ...

Installing Software on Fedora
With windows, you execute the applications setup program (by double-clicking on setup.exe) and, 99 percent of the time, the application will install succesfully. Compare that to installing software on Linux, where you're supposed to search internet repositories and gather all the components required for the program. More ...

Protect Your Android Device From Malware
The growth rate of mobile devices continues to soar. Android is the leading operating system for mobile devices. Cybercriminals have intensified their efforts to hack into Android devices. More ...

Migrating to Linux: Installing Software
The typical approach to get software installed on your computer is to get it from a vendor and run the install program. With Linux there is a central repository of software. Just about any program you might want will be in a list of available packages that you can install. More ...