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Upcoming Linux, Unix, Free Software, and Open Source Events:

  • See the Announcements section of the Linux Weekly News for this information.

Getting Started:

  • Frequently Asked Questions, which contains answers to many common questions about Linux.
  • The INFO-SHEET, a technical overview of Linux system features.
  • The Installation HOWTO, a great document to read if you are new to Linux and need help getting started.
  • The Linux Distributions list with links to information about the different distributions.
  • Where to Get Linux, an aritcle about where and how to get the different distributions of Linux.

Users Groups:

  • Groups of Linux Users Everywhere (GLUE)
  • LUGs around the World
  • Linux User Group Registry (LUGR)
  • Linux User's Group Webring
  • Linux User Groups World Wide (LUGWW)
  •'s List of User Groups (may contain obsolete or outdated information!)

Mailing Lists:

  • Linux Mailing Lists.
  • Linux Mailing List Menu.
  • List Archives for some of the lists.
  • Mail Archive, archives lots of Linux mailing lists.
  • Publicly Accessible Mailing Lists, a monster link directory.

Usenet Newsgroups:

  • comp.os.linux.advocacy,   Benefits of Linux compared to other operating systems.
  • comp.os.linux.alpha,   Linux on Digital Alpha machines.
  • comp.os.linux.announce,   Announcements important to the Linux community. (Moderated)
    Also visit the comp.os.linux.announce archive site.
  • comp.os.linux.answers,   FAQs, HOWTOs, READMEs, etc. about Linux. (Moderated)
  • comp.os.linux.development.apps,   Writing Linux applications, porting to Linux.
  • comp.os.linux.development.system,   Linux kernels, device drivers, modules.
  • comp.os.linux.hardware,   Hardware compatibility with the Linux operating system.
  • comp.os.linux.m68k,   Linux operating system on 680x0 Amiga, Atari, VME.
  • comp.os.linux.misc,   Linux-specific topics not covered by other groups.
  • comp.os.linux.networking,   Networking and communications under Linux.
  • comp.os.linux.powerpc,   Linux systems running on PowerPC microprocessors.
  • comp.os.linux.setup,   Linux installation and system administration.
  • comp.os.linux.x,   Linux X Window System servers, clients, libs and fonts.

Newsgroups are subject to availability on your local server. You can also read them at Deja News.

General Open Source Software / Free Software Information :

  • Free Software Foundation
  • Open Source Initiative
  • Why Open Source Software / Free Software? Look at the Numbers!

Miscellany :

  • The Internet Operating System Counter, a survey of operating system usage on the Internet.
  • Interviews with Linus Torvalds and Richard M. Stallman by Hiroo Yamagata of the Tokyo Linux Users Group.
  • Liszt, is a mailing list and Usenet newsgroup directory. Search for "linux" to find many mailing lists and local Linux news groups.
  • The Linux Counter allows you to register yourself as a Linux user.
  • A Linux Questionnaire, (with results), about people's experiences with Linux.
  • The OS Counter, dedicated to finding out who runs what, where, and how much they like it.
  • The Rampantly Unofficial Linus Torvalds FAQ.
  • Tuxwear, a full line of fine Linux shirts and apparel.

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