Linux for beginners (and Windows users)

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Linux for beginners (and Windows users)

Post by Mort » Fri Sep 26, 2008 10:44 am

Well, it's been a while since I lived in a *nix world, and while I've been meaning to spend time with a Linux distro, the need or desire has never really come up.

Now that I have my Hyper-V server running (and damn it's fast!) I decided to have a go. I've decided to start with SUSE as Microsoft actually support SUSE in Hyper-V which will make things a bit easier.

I also found this rather neat Linux How-to guide:
easiest_linux_guide_ever.pdf

Of all the distros I've glanced at, Ubuntu looks like the most likely one I'd settle on at the moment, but we'll see how this first step goes.
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Re: Linux for beginners (and Windows users)

Post by Brad » Fri Sep 26, 2008 11:53 am

Well I'm using gentoo on my servers - but then I'm doing that out of a perverse pleasure in making things as difficult as possible for myself, rather than actually trying to make it easy.

If you need any help, feel free to ask.

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