This page last updated August 14th, 2009 by Nat Welch & FrankB


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Basic Reference

  • The Linux Documentation Project
  • Newbie DOC, Documentation BY newbies FOR newbies
  • Advanced BASH scripting guide
  • The WWW Consortium
  • Index of RFCs

    Articles and News

  • LinuxGram
  • Linux Journal
  • News Forge


    Linux Software

    linux kernel security patch
  • CPAN (perl)
  • CTAN (tex)
  • RPM repository on
  • Linux Software Map
  • Linux Software Encyclopedia
  • Freshmeat
  • SourceForge
    (qmail and djbdns)
  • DAG apt/yum rpm repository

    Places to get Linux for cheap

    Linux Distributions

  • Fedora
  • Fedora Legacy Project
    (updates for old unsupported RedHat/Fedora releases)
  • Debian (x86, PPC, pa-risc, ARM, etc.)
  • Mandriva (x86 and PPC.)
  • Knoppix (live CD Debian)
  • Yellow Dog Linux For Apple PPC Hardware
  • SuSE (enterprise SuSE)
  • OpenSuSE (Free SuSE)
  • Slackware
  • Gentoo Linux
  • PA-RISC Linux
  • Linux Online's List of Linux Distributions
  • Penguin PPC Linux on PPC
  • The ARM Linux Project
  • Ubuntu Linux
  • Vector Linux
  • Puppy Linux
  • Damn Small Linux
  • Feather Linux

    Free Distributions of RedHat Enterprise compiled from the source

  • Laptops

  • Hardware Compatability List of PCMCIA cards that work with Linux

    Wireless Networking


  • Is it Linux compatible?
  • Linux 1U
  • System76

    Embedded Systems Hardware

    Linux User Groups

    Other Local Groups

    Emulators, non-emulators, Virtual Machines

    Remote Display Programs

    Distributed Processing Projects

    GPG:   The GNU Privacy Guard (openPGP)


    • Linux Chix Linux mailing list geared towards women

  • O'Reilly Linux Dev Center
  • I sit in Siberia and have only Telnet and want to ...