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Linux for Dummies

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Geared to casual users who want to install Linux on a personal machine--in other words, hobbyists--Linux for Dummies walks the reader through installing, configuring, tuning, and using each version of Linux. While the book includes a useful comparison of various Linux distributions, the companion CD-ROM holds Red Hat Linux 5.0 and the book uses that distribution in its exa ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 354 pages
Published February 17th 1999 by For Dummies (first published January 1st 1999)
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Luke Rigley
Feb 17, 2015 Luke Rigley rated it liked it
A good introduction but overlabours the basics such as sending email.
I suppose the 'dummies' in the title really does fit though, and if you're looking for an easy in to get started in Linux this will do nicely.
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