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Basic tasks for new Linux users

Discussion in 'Linux News' started by News, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. News

    News LF News Poster

    Jan 16, 2012
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    If you're a Windows user, you may find your new Linux system to be a bit different*from what you're used to. One of your first tasks will probably*be installing additional software, including some of IBM's*extensive software for Linux. In many cases, installing software on a*Linux system requires you to log in, become the super user (or root) for some*tasks, open a terminal or shell window, and mount a CD-ROM, DVD, or USB drive.This article guides you through these basic first-time user tasks and*more.Full story here.

  2. enhu

    enhu New Member

    Nov 4, 2011
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    The very basic thing I'm doing when I was just starting to learn linux was to download things online through transmission. I use to download things online bacj when i was using windows but fed up getting virus from time to time. so switching to linux made the diffirence.

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