Great resources for Linux Beginners

Great stuff gather there first day of CO132 – Check out these resources to explore Linux.

  1. http://www.putty.org/ – download
  2. http://distrowatch.com/ – see the most popular Linux distributions
  3. http://www.zegeniestudios.net/ldc/ – take a test to see what the best distribution is for you
  4. http://slashdot.org/ – news for nerds.
  5. http://pacesettergraam.wordpress.com/2012/08/12/10-of-the-best-online-resources-for-linux-beginners/ – best Linux tutorials for beginners
  6. http://www.efytimes.com/e1/fullnews.asp?edid=125721 – top YouTube video tutorials for Linux beginners
  7. http://www.howtoforge.com/ – Linux Tutorials:  Used for tutorials to learn new Linux commands and GUI processes.  List different OS and search that way.
  8. http://www.linuxmanpages.com/ – online man pages.  Updated and easy to search commands.  Use to find out what command so, how to use, and what options are available.
  9. http://www.linuxforums.org/ – connect to with Linux community, ask questions, find answers.  Has search option.
  10. http://files.fosswire.com/2007/08/fwunixref.pdf – compact PDF that gives a good overview of common commands.
  11. http://www.raspberrypi.org/ – micro board with functional operating system.  Cheap and great for project building, exploration
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