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Yep Linux Bible, also by Mike Saunders The Haynes Linux Manual
Hi and Welcome to these forums. I would head over to distrowatch and download distros which have Live ISO's for you to try out and see how they go...
Thanks Mate didn't know that existed
Here is an example of a site that sells a range of Linux Cd's, may give you some ideas
It is correct that Debian itself...
Probably something Debianish due to wide support for different Computer Architecture.eg x86,Arm etc.
Have you tried Debian and welcome to the forums.
Sounds like you are taking a very pratical approach. Like you I have not had any infections with Linux touch wood.
I have found LinuxBBQ to great for learning more about Linux as they produce some very basic ISO's with command line and gui apps as well as ISO's...
Of course one thing you can do for web browsing or checking email requiring perceived risk is to boot into a live environment and do what needs to be...
Yes correct no realtime scanning as you would get in Windows where every file is s anned as it is opened.
It is not necessary, no Windows...
Only scans files for viruses when you run it to, so short answer on access
Hello and welcome.
I'm using one of the many LinuxBBQ spins "Bork" and there are several Crunchbang like spins.
Hello Ivan and Welcome.
Yeah I just went to Wikipedia and saw the discontinued bit. Darn another solid distro bites the dust.
I think it is still alive but the community there is a bit rude to those who ask about when a new release is coming out.
I second Lubuntu or Antix. Semplice Linux I'm using at the moment seems ok.
Try Bodhi Linux it is Ubuntu based and has a special retro machine kernel:
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