[thelist] Getting Started With Linux

Lauri Watts vampyr at atconnex.net
Sun Jan 14 14:53:31 CST 2001

On Sunday 14 January 2001 00:08, you wrote:
> Howdy folks,
> I've been monitoring the list for a couple weeks and this is my first post.
> I've been Microsoft centric since 1985 and figure it's time to learn
> something new, so Linux is it. I want to start playing with Linux and am
> wondering what you might suggest to get started. Buy a book and just jump
> in? Download the software or purchase a packaged app like Red Hat? Which
> versions of Linux do you recommend?

If you're truly new to Linux, and really just getting started, I'd pick 

Lauri Watts (or freeBSD is even better, but no happy GUI penguin installer 

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