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How To Use Linux

This is a rewrite and amalgamation, into one post, of a series of earlier posts written for non-geeks just starting out with Linux. The idea is to provide the gist, a few important facts, and some fun suggestions, slowly and easily. At some level all operating systems are the same, but in some ways that…

LaTeX Tutorial

This is a very good LaTex Tutorial, marred only by the fact that it is running in some odd operating system that I am not familiar with: The rest of the tutorials are HERE, nicely organized. Hat Tip Got Emacs

Technology Rants

Well, maybe more like tidbits than rants. This is all Linux or ani-Windows stuff, so everyone else you get the clam-hand*.

How To Use Linux ~ 04 Instalilng Software

This is the fourth in a series of posts on using Ubuntu Linux specifically written for that select group of people who are smart but non-geek computer users who are using Linux because they are. Just are.

How To Use Linux ~ 03 Files

This is the third in our six or seven part series on how to use Linux if you are a regular smart person who needs a functioning computer but is not a geek. Today, a few items to know about files.

How To Use Linux ~ 02 Distros

This is a continuation of a series of posts written for non-geeks just starting out with Linux. Today, we look at the concept of a “distro” and why it is important to you as an average user of Linux.

How To Use Linux ~ 01 Introduction

This is the first of a series of posts written for non-geeks just starting out with Linux. The idea is to provide the gist, a few important facts, and some fun suggestions. Slowly and easily. Some of the posts in this series may end up being useful references, so consider bookmarking those.