Linux Quick Start - How to Use Linux Video Tutorials Online and Run Linux in Windows

May 16 20:45 2007 Clyde Boom Print This Article

Linux video tutorials are an easy and fast way to get learn how to use Linux. Now you can run Linux in Windows - So You Can Learn How to Use Linux in Windows! You can easily download a free Linux virtual machine "player" and a free Linux virtual machine so you can run Linux in Windows.

Watching Linux video tutorials is an excellent,Guest Posting fast and easy way to learn how to use Linux.

Getting Linux Running in Windows - So You Can Learn How to Use Linux in Windows - Online!

Now you can download a free Linux virtual machine "player" and a free Linux virtual machine so you can run Linux in Windows.

You just download and quickly install the free Linux virtual machine "player" program, the same way you install any Windows program. This takes about twenty minutes.

Then download a free Linux virtual machine and uncompress the virtual machine files from the Linux download file into a folder on your Windows hard disk. Not including the download time, this takes about ten minutes. There is a sample Linux video (free) that shows every step of how to this.

Linux Tips: There are hundreds of free Linux virtual machines available for download (at many locations on the Internet) for lots of popular Linux distributions (versions). This includes: Ubuntu Linux, Debian Linux, Red Hat Linux, Fedora Linux, SUSE Linux and lots more!

Next, you run the virtual machine player and open a virtual machine in the same way as you run a word processor and open a document - and you easily get Linux in Windows!

So, now you have a fully functional version of Linux running in a "window" in Windows. And you can run Linux software programs from the Linux desktop and also open a terminal emulation window, to get to the Linux command line prompt, to run Linux commands.

Linux Tips: There are 130 + Linux distributions and various methods of opening a terminal emulation window on the Linux desktop to run Linux commands. Use these steps: click on the icon that looks like a computer screen - or right-click on the desktop and select "Linux Terminal" (or "Linux Console", or similar) - or look through the menus and select "Linux Terminal" ("Linux Console" or similar).

Running Linux Video Tutorials - Online in Windows

To watch a Linux video tutorial, just run your browser and log in and you will see the list of Linux video tutorials.

Just click on the name of the video tutorial in the list, such as "How to Run Linux in Windows", or "Using a Linux Live CD / DVD", or "How to Use Linux Commands" - and the tutorial runs in the browser (in Windows).

So, now you have a Linux video tutorial playing in your browser and you also have Linux running in another window.

Using Linux in Windows to Get Real Practical Experience Yourself!

Now, here's the great thing about running Linux in Windows to get Linux training.

Not only do you get to watch lots of Linux videos to see and hear how to use Linux step-by-step, but you also get to use a Linux desktop to run Linux software programs - and most importantly, to run Linux commands!

Just start a Linux video, such as "How to Run the Linux cd Command" and watch a bit of how to run the command. Then you click on the pause button so you can try the command yourself.

To go to the Linux "window" (in Windows), hold down the Alt key (at the left of the spacebar on your keyboard) and press the Tab key and the Linux window appears.

Now you can run the Linux command you have just seen - and experiment a bit!

Then hold down Alt and press Tab and go to the Linux video window so you can watch a bit more of the Linux video to learn some more options of the command.

Then press Alt+Tab again, to go to the Linux command line prompt, in the Linux window and try the new Linux command options. And so on.

This is an excellent and easy way to get real, practical Linux training!

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