Man pages are written by sys-admin and developers for IT techs, and are intended more as a reference than as a how to. Man pages are very useful for people who are already familiar with Linux, Unix, and BSD operating systems. Use man pages when you just need to know the syntax for particular commands or configuration file, but they are not helpful for new Linux users. Man pages are not good for learning something new for the first time. Here are thirty best documentation sites on the web for learning Linux and Unix like operating systems.
Excellent article, I couldn’t agree more with author. From the blog post:
My advice is to to speak up for Linux and promote unity in the Linux community. It is okay to have friendly rivalry between distros, but we need to guard against larger and more insidious forces attacking from the outside, and to protect that which we have in common. If Linux is going to change let it be from the inside out.
=> How Windows Users are Changing Linux and What We Should Do About It
It’s about time someone wrote this article. I know the headline is a little bit provoking. But when you think about some comments from Linux proponents you could think so.
Just follow these tips and you’ll become a highly effective Linux user.
On May 12, 2003 Sco attacked Linux and other companies. Now U.S. District Court Judge Dale Kimball has ruled that Novell owns Unix’s IP (intellectual property) rights i.e SCO has no rights to use Unixâ€™s IP and Unixware software.
This ruling is good news for organizations and end users like you and me who use Linux and open-source software products everyday.
It was all started when SCO filed a suit against IBM claiming that it had violated SCO’s rights by contributing Unix code to Linux kernel. Now SCO’s threat to the Linux community is over.
Novell Wins Ruling Against SCO In High-Profile Linux Case:
The court’s ruling has cut out the core of SCO’s case and, as a result, eliminates SCO’s threat to the Linux community based upon allegations of copyright infringement of UNIX,” Novell said in a statement. “We are extremely pleased with the outcome.