We're free the first to choose;
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust.
as to the second, slaves are we.
Free Software: an Overview
History, importance and advantages of Free (Open source) Software. Technical, economical, legal and social issues.
Free Software: an Overview (contents)
Free Software for Users
Mozilla, OpenOffice.org and other Free software
applications are a very sensible choice in terms of
simplicity, features, usability and freedom.
The GNU/linux operating system, although very easy
to use and increasingly easy to install and upgrade,
requires more curiosity.
A short introduction, pros and cons, and resources.
Free Software for Users (contents)
Introduction to GNU/Linux
UNIX concepts: filesystem, users, permissions and processes.
Using the shell. UNIX tools.
Accessing Windows/UNIX from UNIX/Windows.
Introduction to GNU/Linux (contents)
Development with GNU/Linux
An introduction to the GNU/Linux development platform.
Examples in C, C++ and Fortran.
Development with GNU/Linux (contents)