13 Of the Best Linux Tutorials and OpenCourseWare on the Web

#1 IBM’s New to Linux

If you are brand new to Linux and have no idea what it is or what you can do with it, IBM’s Linux Introduction is worth checking out. This tutorial guides readers through everything they need to know to start working with Linux. The tutorial also provides links to hundreds of other articles, tutorials and training devices.

#2 Professor Norm Matloff’s Beginner’s Guide to Installing and Using Linux

Dr. Norm Matloff works for the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Davis. He has created a fantastic guide to installing and using Linux. Designed specifically for beginners, the tutorial provides info on post-installation configuration, Linux usage, Linux applications software, dual boot issues, troubleshooting and much more.

#3 Linux Fundamentals Course

This Linux course, designed for new users, offers a brief history of Open Source Software and an introduction to Linux fundamentals. Basic commands are covered, as are other required topics for people who are just getting started with Linux. The Linux Fundamentals Course takes an estimated 18 hours to complete.Continue reading