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Old 07-21-2001
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im a new user to this forum, and i intend to learn about internet this meant that i neede to get hold of a unix based OS and learn some programming starting with C then C++.
ive read the whole forum and stil havent found a place where i could download a later version of linux for a stand-alone, i am not considering buying as im not comfortable giving details over the internet, and i couldnt get much help from software shops, who say linux is crap.....

thankyou in advance
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Old 07-21-2001
Hi pops,

You can get linux iso images from
Once you've downloaded the images you'll need to burn them to a cd-r.

A good website for newbies is :

Andy Smilie

PS Linux is not crap, the sales people from the shop you went to probably don't know the first thing about Linux.
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Old 07-21-2001
Smilie cheers, it is a gud site
i think i need to consider getting hold of a cd with a 56k modem
...yeh ok stop laughing..this is the newbie section

thanx for the help
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