Running Windows Applications on Linux
The perceived inability to run windows applications on Linux is what keeps many
individuals from trying Linux. It turns out that it is possible to run many popular
Windows applications on Linux PCs using one of several software technologies. 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 ...
The Fedora 3 Linux File Structure
You'll feel more comfortable using Linux if you understand its file system. Like
any operating system, the Linux file system is organized in a hierarchical structure
where a "directory" can contain files or other directories. More ...
You Can Switch to Linux!
Books have been written with solutions for all the potential pitfalls the
Linux-switcher faces. Instead of just telling you what to do, I?m going to
tell you how to do things and explain why you're doing them. I'm going to
focus on the things that are truly a challenge (and poorly documented), but
still give you a head start on the easy stuff. More ...
Fedora 3 Linux File Management
Installing Fedora is as simple as inserting the first CD-ROM into the drive and
rebooting. The thing first you need to know when moving to a new operating system
is how to manage files. More ...
Connecting Linux to the Internet
Today, a computer without Internet access would be severely limited. Mozilla running
on Linux provides more reliable and secure Internet access than Internet Explorer
running on Microsoft Windows. More ...
Working With Files in Linux
With the availability of OpenOffice, a free Open Source version of Microsoft
Office which includes a Word compatible word processor, an Excel compatible
spreadsheet, and a PowerPoint compatible presentation application, you no longer
need to use Microsoft Windows. More ...
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 ...
Setting Up a Linux Modem
Almost all modems manufactured today are software modems, usually referred to as
winmodems. Even though we pay a lot for a winmodem, they are cheap to manufacture
because they use very little electronics. More ...
Dual-Boot Windows and Ubuntu
with your dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu configuration you can see what Ubuntu
can do when installed to your hard disk running at full speed, and you can
still run Windows when you need to use legacy applications that don't come in
a Linux version. 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 ...
Ubuntu Quick Start
One of the biggest buzz words on the Internet today is "Ubunto". Why is Ubunto
so popular? Is it really that much better than any other Linux? Is Ubunto a
threat to Microsoft Windows? And how difficult is it to try Ubunto? More ...