Excellent book offered for free covering an exhaustive list of topics on Linux system installation, administration and maintenance. Includes tips and tricks specific to running a desktop installation of Debian and surviving GNU/Linux. GNU/Linux Desktop Survival GuideGNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
A nice collection of important settings, tweaks, design choices and things to consider to improve the security of Arch Linux. Linux Security Hardening and Other TweaksA collection of kernel and userland settings one can change to improve the security and usability of a Linux system. Targeted at Arch, but should
Snap is a package manager from Canonical the makers of Ubuntu. Using it is considered a poor choice by some in the Linux community because of various design decisions considered offensive to libre computing such as auto-updates that cannot be disabled. However, the snap package repository contains a lot of
Arch Linux runs on a rolling update system, so when you update the system, you are often receiving very new patches which might have undiscovered bugs. Occasionally you will be unable to boot into your system. This is a very good reason why you should always have multiple backups and
Use the Distrochooser website to select your Linux distribution. Answer the questions honestly and you will be given a good selection of final distro choices. DistrochooserThe Distrochooser helps you to find the suitable Linux distribution based on your needs!Distrochooser LogoI use Arch btw
The JOE text editor is a "full featured terminal-based screen editor which is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). JOE has been around since 1988 and comes standard with many Linux distributions." JOE stands for Joe's Own Editor. The entire package is only 2.1MB. More
Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who wants to bootstrap an install of Arch Linux/GNU from scratch. You will need basic computing skills to follow this tutorial. Many times advanced users simply need a refresher course which this tutorial serves well as. Requirements In order
What is Arch Linux? Arch Linux is an independently developed, x86-64 general-purpose GNU/Linux distribution that strives to provide the latest stable versions of most software by following a rolling-release model. The default installation is a minimal base system, configured by the user to only add what is purposely required.