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At last, friendly, informed, and understandable Linux advice. Written by Linux users, for Windows users or anyone who wants to test the Linux waters.


  • Introduction: Linux Clues Cheat Sheet
  • 1. Check Your Linux 'ISO'
  • 2. Installation Tips
  • 3. Updating Your Distro
  • 4. Command-Line Shortcuts
  • 5. Making CDs and Boot Floppies
  • 6. Directories and Tab Completion
  • 7. All That Bash
  • 8. The Vi Editor
  • 9. Five Ways to Fix App Woes
  • 10. Don't Let Linux Give You the Boot
  • 11. Lost Password!
  • 12. The Whatis and Apropos Commands
  • 13. Copy, Paste, and Shorthand
  • 14. Mounting DOS/Windows Partitions
  • 15. Taming the Cron Daemon
  • 16. Ch- Ch- Changing File Permissions
  • 17. Hard Links and Symbolic Links
  • 18. Command-Line Aliases
  • 19. Linux's Find Command
  • 20. Use Hdparm to Optimize Your Hard Disk
  • 21. The Truth About Linux and Viruses
  • 21. Guarding Against Rootkits

    Recommended Sites
  • Bruno's BrunoLinux website
  • All Things Linux forum and its Tips for Linux Explorers thread
  • Scot's Newsletter Forums
  • Scot's Newsletter Blog
  • Scot's Newsletter