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Neuroglider
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Joined: Aug 23, 2006
Posts: 1
Location: Santa Clara, CA

PostPosted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 2:56 am    Post subject: Howdy Folks.. Reply with quote

I've been using linux for about 2/3 years now, mostly around the Knoppix live cd's environment and Mandrake linux, these are user friendly disrto's, however these have helped me get into linux easily, but the fact is, i do not know everything about linux and do not have the comfort level i have experienced with windows xp/vista for so long. I am here to enhance my overall Knowledge about Linux/Unix in general.

As a new Member, I will try and share my existing knowledge with the good people here.

I have a few links that i have collected over the years...

Distros:
http://distrowatch.com/ - Distro Watch. Good source for many distros.
http://damnsmalllinux.org/ - Damn Small Linux
http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en-us/ - Mandrake
http://www.slackware.com/ - Slackware

Window Managers/Desktop Enviroments:
http://www.gnome.org/ - Gnome Desktop Enviroment
http://www.kde.org/ - KDE Desktop Enviroment
http://fluxbox.sourceforge.net/ - Fluxbox
http://icculus.org/openbox/ - Openbox
http://blackboxwm.sourceforge.net/ - Blackbox
http://bbconf.sourceforge.net/ - BBConf
http://bbkeys.sourceforge.net/ - BBKeys
http://whitebox.sourceforge.net/ - Whitebox
http://xfce.org - Xfce4

Software/Apps
http://linux.maruhn.com/directory.html - Linux Software Directory
http://www.linuxlinks.com/Software/ - Linux Links.com Software Page

--RPMS:
http://rpm.pbone.net/index.php3
http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/ - RPM Find
--Web Browsers and Email Clients:
http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/ - Firefox Web Browser
http://www.mozilla.org/products/mozilla1.x/ - Mozilla Web Browser
http://galeon.sourceforge.net/ - Galeon Web Browser
http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird/ - Thunderbird Email Client
http://sylpheed.good-day.net/ - Sylpheed Email Client

-- FTP Clients
http://yafc.sourceforge.net/ - YAFC, The best console FTP client.
--IRC Clients and Messangers:
http://www.epicsol.org/ - Epic IRC (console)
http://www.xchat.org/ - GUI Based IRC Client
http://irssi.org - IRSSI IRC (console)
http://site.n.ml.org/info/naim/ - An ncurses-based console AIM, ICQ, IRC, and Lily client

- -Terminals/Shells
http://aterm.sourceforge.net/ - Aterm
http://www.eterm.org/ - Eterm

--Graphics, Viewers/Editors
http://www.gimp.org - Great image editing app.

--Docks Apps and System Monitors
http://web.wt.net/~billw/gkrellm/gkrellm.html - Gkrellm System Monitor
http://www.muhri.net/gkrellm/nav.php3... - Gkrellm Skin Mall
http://www.dockapps.org/index.php - Dockapps.org
http://www.bensinclair.com/dockapp/showsty...hp3?show=images - Dock App Warehouse
http://torsmo.sourceforge.net/ - Torsmo (kinda like samurize)

--Audio/Video Apps and Skins
http://www.mplayerhq.hu - Mplayer Video Player
http://xine.sourceforge.net/ - Xine Video Player
http://xmms.org - XMMS, Mp3/Media Player
http://linux.maruhn.com/sec/amp.html - Amp. Command line mp3 player.

Other/Infomation/Howto's
http://www.linux-sec.net/
http://packetstormsecurity.org/
http://tille.soti.org/cyberfeministe/HOWTO/book1.html
http://speculation.org/garrick/newuser.html - "The best new user faq I've ever seen."

--qoa
http://tille.soti.org/training/tldp/index.html
http://fluxbox.sourceforge.net/docbook/en/html/ - Fluxbox Docs
http://xbox-linux.sourceforge.net/index.php - The Linux Xbox Project
http://reviewed.homelinux.org/software/x11...m/index.html.en - Aterm Guide
http://dban.sourceforge.net/ - Darik's Boot and Nuke Smile
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jimmo
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Joined: Jul 27, 2002
Posts: 309
Location: Coburg, Germany

PostPosted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello Neuroglider and welcome! Be sure to let us know fi there is anything we can do to help you learn Linux better.

By the way, I see you live in Santa Clara. I now live in Germany, but I grew up in Cupertino. Where abouts in Santa Clara do you live?
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