The Linux OS

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  • Pre-Installation-Checklist, GNU/Linux Pre-Installation Checklist

    Updated: November 2000. An aide-memoire which may make installation of Linux a pleasant experience for you.

  • Installation-HOWTO, The Linux Installation HOWTO

    Updated: July 2001. How to obtain and install Linux software. It is the first document which a new Linux user should read to get started.

  • Post-Installation-Checklist, GNU/Linux Post-Installation Checklist

    Updated: June 2001. Provides a checklist for steps you should take immediately after installing GNU/Linux.

  • Compaq-Remote-Insight-Board-HOWTO, HOWTO Use a Compaq Remote Insight Lights Out Edition for a Headless, Remote Linux Installation

    Updated: October 2000. Describes the installation of Linux on a headless Compaq ProLiant server with a Compaq Remote Insight Lights-Out Edition card without physical access to the system.

  • Hardware-HOWTO, Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO

    Updated: June 2001. Lists most of the hardware supported by Linux and helps you locate any necessary drivers.

  • Install-From-ZIP, Linux Install From PPA-Zip drive mini-HOWTO

    Updated: April 1998. How to install Linux from a parallel port zip drive using the Slackware Linux distribution.

  • Install-Strategies, Linux Installation Strategies

    Updated: May 2001. Discusses a few installation strategies for those who intend to dual-boot between Windows and Linux.

  • KickStart-HOWTO, RedHat Linux KickStart HOWTO

    Updated: January 1999. Briefly describes how to use the RedHat Linux KickStart system to rapidly install large numbers of identical Linux boxes.

  • Linux+DOS+Win95+OS2, The Linux-DOS-Win95-OS2 mini-HOWTO

    Updated: November 1997. Presents a procedure to make 4 operating systems co-exist on a single hard disk.

  • Linux+FreeBSD, The Linux+FreeBSD mini-HOWTO

    Updated: March 2000. How to use Linux and FreeBSD on the same system.

  • Linux+Solaris, Linux+Solaris mini-HOWTO

    Updated: April 2000. Describes how to use Solaris and Linux together on one machine. It addresses common questions like multibooting and file-sharing.

  • Linux+Win95, Linux + Windows 95 mini-HOWTO

    Updated: April 2001. Details how to install Linux on a machine that currently runs Windows 95.

  • Linux+WinNT, Linux+WindowsNT mini-HOWTO

    Updated: May 2001. Covers some ways on how to install both Linux and Windows NT on the same computer and how to boot either of them from within LILO menu.


    Updated: March 1998. Will hopefully let you build and use a Parallel Line Interface Protocol.

  • PLIP-Install-HOWTO, PLIP Install HOWTO

    Updated: April 2001. How to install a GnuXXPIPELinux distribution on a computer without Ethernet card, nor cdrom, but just a local floppy drive and a remote nfs server attached by a Null-Modem parallel cable.

  • RedHat-CD-HOWTO, Burning a RedHat CD HOWTO

    Updated: March 2000. How to make your own CDs from the Red Hat Linux distribution equivalent to the ones commercially available from Red Hat.

  • Saving-Space, Saving Space mini-HOWTO

    Updated: April 1999. Directions for squeezing your Linux installation into the least possible space. Particularly aimed at notebook users.

  • Small-Memory, Small Memory Mini-HOWTO

    Updated: December 2000. How to run Linux on a system with a small amount of memory.

  • Swap-Space, Linux Swap Space Mini-HOWTO

    Updated: January 2000. How to share your Linux swap partition with Windows.

  • Upgrade, Upgrading Your linux Distribution mini-HOWTO

    Updated: June 1996. Hints and tips on upgrading from one linux distribution to another.