The Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide
by Alistair Ross
Publisher: linuxnewbieguide.org 2009
This guide can help both beginners and seasoned computer users alike learn all the important parts of choosing, using and installing Linux, a great free operating system for your computer and help you remove dependency on non-free, closed source software that is commonplace in other operating systems.
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