Getting help for Linux

The general perception of Linux, and Unix in general, is:

Linux has a vast amount of free information to help you grapple with the learning curve, and this talk aims to show you how to find that information.


  1. man

  2. info

  3. The Linux Documentation Project (LDP): FAQs, HOWTOs and free books

  4. RPM and dpkg

  5. Some other sources of information


Overheads for introductory talk at the May 1999 LUV meeting.
Written by Graeme Cross.