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"GNU/Linux" (also called just "Linux") is a free operating system that has
a powerful command-line interface as well as choice
of many different graphical interfaces (GUIs).
"[UNIX] embodies visionary ideas — deliberate generality and openness — that continue to be a strong force today. Many of its approaches and notations have influenced the entire span of subsequent operating systems."
— Bell Labs
History of UNIX
Who is using linux in McLeod Ganj?
Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) –
Tibetan Computer Resource Centre (TCRC) –
MoonPeak Photo –
Students for a Free Tibet India –
Ubuntu is one of many
of Linux. These days it is the most-used around McLeod Ganj.
4 December 2009
links to general information and how-tos for Ubuntu.
More about GNU/Linux
Sites about GNU/Linux
A very nice history of UNIX
History of how UNIX (basis of Linux) was developed,
including the philosophy behind it.
Overview of the UNIX* Operating System
What makes UNIX be UNIX
"You have Linux installed and running. The GUI is working fine, but you are getting tired of changing your desktop themes. You keep seeing this "terminal" thing. Don't worry, we'll show you what to do." "When you are a child you use a computer by looking at the pictures. When you grow up, you learn to read and write."
William Shotts Jr.
Hardware Devices that Support GNU/Linux, from FSF
a list of Linux drivers that require proprietary firmware.. Good resources for hardware info: "list of Linux drivers that require proprietary firmware.", and more.
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