Linux Websites, Books, and Videos


Websites:


www.linux.com – Linux.com – Information about Linux, official website of the Linux Foundation

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux – General information about Linux from Wikipedia

www.linuxinsider.com – LinuxInsider – Linux news

www.linuxjournal.com – Linux Journal – Linux news

www.linux-magazine.com – Linux Magazine – Linux news

www.linux-mag.com – (Another) Linux Magazine – Linux news

www.linuxtoday.com – Linux Today – Linux news

www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet – LinuxPlanet – Linux news

www.tuxmachines.org – Tuxmachineslinux-news.org – Linux-News

www.linuxbsdos.com – LinuxBSDos – Detailed reviews and simple tutorials for Linux and BSD

www.pclosmag.com – The PCLinuxOS Magazine – Articles about

PCLinuxOS and things related to Linux in general

www.osnews.com – OSNews – News about Linux and other operating systems

www.freeos.com – FreeOS – News about Linux and other operating systems

www.computerworld.com – ComputerWorld – News about Linux and other operating systems

www.itworld.com – ITworld – News about Linux and other operating systems

desktoplinuxreviews.com – Desktop Linux Reviews – Thorough reviews of various Linux distros

www.dedoimedo.com – Dedoimedo – Reviews, tips, and tricks regarding Linux and technology in general

linuxblog.darkduck.com – Linux Notes from DarkDuck – Thorough reviews of various Linux distros

www.psychocats.net/ubuntu – Psychocats – Ubuntu Linux Resources

www.bargincomputing.com – Low Cost Computing – How to keep older computers running with new software

www.cheap-computing.com – Cheap-Computing – How to install Linux

distrowatch.com – DistroWatch – A detailed listing of Linux distros

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_distributions – A detailed listing of Linux distros in Wikipedia

getgnulinux.org/en – get GNU/Linux! – A very thoughtful and concise guide for switching to Linux

jobs.linuxcareer.com – Linux Career – Linux Jobs

www.opensource.org – Open Source Initiative

www.kernel.org – The Linux Kernel Archives

www.gnu.org – GNU Operating System

linux.about.com/library/glossary/front/blfront.htm– Dictionary of Linux words and terms

planet.ubuntu.com – Planet Ubuntu

www.omgubuntu.co.uk – OMG! Ubuntu!

www.ubuntuvibes.com – Ubuntu Vibes

androlinux.com – AndroLinux – “Android + Linux = AndroLinux”


Books:


www.linuxtopia.org – Linuxtopia – offers some excellent books for the Linux beginner

tips-linux.net – Tips-Linux.net

After the Software Wars by Keith Curtis – This fascinating book examines not only Linux, but open source software as a whole and its importance in the future. After the Software Wars can be purchased in hardcopy or for the Amazon Kindle. Also, it can be read online for free at Google Books [1].

The Cathedral and the Bazaar by Eric S. Raymond – An excellent and interesting comparison between the proprietary and open source models of software development, as well as an argument in favor of the open source model, using Linux as a prime example [2].


Videos:


www.youtube.com/jupiterbroadcasting – Jupiter Broadcasting – A YouTube Channel which includes the Linux Action Show

www.youtube.com/sneekylinux – Sneekylinux – Informative and entertaining video reviews of various Linux distros.

NuggetCast: Linux for Beginners

Ubuntu for Tablets

Ubuntu for Phones

Games for Linux

Sheldon Likes Ubuntu

Windows 7 or KDE 4?

Compiz Fusion Desktop Effects

Compiz Fusion effects work best on more recent computer hardware.


References:

1.    ^ “After the Software Wars.” http://books.google.com/books.

2.    ^ “The Cathedral and the Bazaar.” http://catb.org/~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/cathedral-bazaar/.


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