View Full Version : [ubuntu] HI!, -infant @ linux
January 25th, 2009, 11:59 PM
Hello everybody I am new to this thread as I am new to using linux systems. i have Ubuntu8.10 and would like to learn the terminal command. As I am quite unable to install some of my choice apps. All IM asking here,what would be a great read UNIX for dummies? or is there a complete idiot's guide to? I would just like an opinion from a seasoned usr.
January 26th, 2009, 12:04 AM
Here are some helpful things to bookmark for future reference.
Terminal aka Bash
Linux is Not Windows
Ubuntu Linux Resources
Linux alternatives to windows apps
Everyone asks coming from windows
Linux doesn't really need an anti virus but it is installed by default anyway. If you want a gui for it use this in a terminal
sudo apt-get install clamtk
then it will be in
Applications>System Tools>Virus Scanner
If you want avast or AVG look here. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Antivirus
Avast and AVG only have 32 bit versions.
And to add avast to the menu the instructions are here. http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=34748.0
Customizing and apps
Troubleshooting, multimedia and misc help
Welcome and enjoy
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