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Bug Hi, everybody...i'm a real newbie

Hi mates....
i just got started...truely so...cuz i just borrowed a Unix for dummies from the library...wondering if i could go download a system to play with...but i don't no where....any suggestions? thanx a lot Smilie
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Old 11-29-2001
There is a list on this website, inaddition to using the search function:
Also, if you have a slow connection (i.e. dialup), or don't have a CD burner, it might be better to buy a copy. You can get some with instruction books at places like Borders or Barnes and Nobles. If you want the software alone, check out www.cheapbytes.com . They have excellent prices.
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Old 11-29-2001
MySQL thx

thx for ur information....i'm getting started now...^_^
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