Below are links to selected pages on this website that are intended to be of particular interest and usefulness to new users of Linux.
Linux For Absolute Beginners: a good starting point for those who know little or nothing about Linux.
Linux Definition: a very brief introduction to the world's most rapidly growing computer operating system.
Reasons to Convert to Linux: some of the many advantages of using Linux.
Linus Torvalds: A Very Brief and Completely Unauthorized Biography: about the very modest programmer who started it all.
Linux and Education: why Linux is the most suitable computer operating system for use in the classroom.
Best Linux Quotations: famous comments about Linux by both its advocates and its detractors.
The cat Command: extensive information about one of the most useful of the Linux commands.
vi Tutorial: a gentle introduction to one of the most basic Linux tools, the vi text editor.
FAQ About Learning Linux: answers some frequently asked questions about studying Linux.
Linux FAQ: answers some general questions about Linux.
Linux Careers FAQ: answers some commonly asked questions about Linux-related careers.
Links to Application Programs
Major Linux Applications: some of the most popular of the numerous (and completely free) application programs for Linux.
Linux Software for Artists: the best of the free Linux applications for designers and graphic artists.
Best Open Source Applications for Microsoft Windows: free versions of Linux programs for Microsoft Windows.
Links to Other Online Resources
Online Books: the best of the many books about Linux and related topics that can be viewed online or downloaded for free.
Online News Sources: the most useful of the many online sources of Linux news.
Linux Resources for Educators: some of the best websites about the use of Linux and other open source software in educational institutions.
Major Linux Distributions: some of the most popular versions of Linux.
The Most Popular Operating Systems: the most popular computer operating systems.
Created January 7, 2005.