Linux Display Settings
Linux uses a free version of the X Window System called Xfree86 to control
your display. Xfree86 supports VGA, Super VGA, and some accelerated video adapters.
If you have a new video card, or new motherboard with on-board video, you may
want to download the latest version of Xfree86. 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 ...
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 ...
Linux Installation CDs vs. Linux "Live" CDs
You need to learn how to use Linux. And the best way to get Linux training is
to work with it and get real, practical Linux experience. There are lots of
different ways to get Linux, and lots of different versions of Linux to choose from! 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 ...
What is Linux?
Linux is an operating system that was not created by a corporation or by someone out to make money. The Linux core was created by Linus Torvalds who wanted to create a Unix-like system that would work on home computers. 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 ...
Welcome to the world of Knoppix
Knoppix is a bootable CD with a collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic
hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and
USB devices and other peripherals. It is not necessary to install anything on a hard disk. 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 ...
What is a Linux Distribution
An operating system consists of a lot of files and the files that make up Linux along with an installer for the files are called a distribution. More ...
Understanding the Linux Boot Process
In order to troubleshoot a Linux system that fails to boot, it is important to understand the boot process. Then we can identify at which stage of the booting sequence the failure occurred. 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 ...
The Linux Directory Structure
The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS), maintained by the Linux Foundation, defines the directory structure and directory contents in Linux operating systems. The main difference between the Windows operating system and Linux is that Linux does not use drive letters. More ...