From VMS to Linux HOWTO

Next Previous Contents v1.1.3, 17 September 1999

This HOWTO is aimed at all those who have been using VMS and now need or want to switch to Linux, the free UNIX clone. The transition is made (hopefully) painless with a step–to–step comparison between commands and available tools.

1. Introduction

  • 1.1 Why Linux?
  • 1.2 Comparing Commands and Files

2. Short Intro

  • 2.1 Files
  • 2.2 Directories
  • 2.3 Programs
  • 2.4 Quick Tour

3. Editing Files

4. TeXing

5. Programming

  • 5.1 Fortran
  • 5.2 Using make
  • 5.3 Shell Scripts
  • 5.4 C

6. Graphics

7. Mail and Internet Tools

8. Advanced Topics

9. Configuring

10. Useful Programs

11. Real Life Examples

12. Tips You Can’t Do Without

13. Reading VMS tapes from Linux

14. The End

  • 14.1 Copyright
  • 14.2 Disclaimer

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