If you've been meaning to try out Linux but felt too overwhelmed, we've got all the info you need to get started. Here are our five lessons on getting a working Linux partition up and running.
Why Install Linux? - Everyone's heard about this thing called Linux, but you may still be wondering if it's really for you. Here's a look at the reasons you may want to install Linux.
Pick the Right Linux Flavor for You - Now that you've decided to give Linux a try, you'll need to decide which flavour — or distribution, as they're called — is a good fit for you.
Installing Linux on Your Computer - Once you've decided which flavour of Linux fits your needs, it's time to install it. Here, we'll go through burning a live CD or USB drive, partitioning your hard drive, and installing Linux on your PC.
Fine-Tuning Your Hardware Compatibility - When you first install Linux, there's a good chance one or more pieces of hardware on your computer won't work perfectly. Here's how to get your Wi-Fi, 3D graphics, mouse and more up and running.
Installing Apps and Going Further - Now that you've got a working Linux installation, it's time to customise. Here, we'll go through how to install apps, customise the look and feel of your desktop, and get comfortable with the command line.