Theoretical Episode - UNIX and GNU [ID:206] (2/6)

in series: Beginning GNU/Linux with Ubuntu

video tutorial by Lucas Holland and mro, added 05/07

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This episode is about the operating system UNIX, the operating system GNU and the project GNU. Or: The Beginning of the Free Software Movement.

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20. Mustaq Ahamed Sat, 25 Sep 2010 18:41

Thank you. God bless.


i love these videos if there is place where ican see more please email me


18. anonymous Mon, 07 Dec 2009 02:23

yes, i liked the video. I have been reading some books and

online work about linux and python...listening and watching

seems more enjoyable....thanks


17. anonymous Mon, 28 Sep 2009 12:32

let me start by saying thank you for the free educational video. I have been a Windows user since 95. I had an accident and became crippled in 2005 and since then I have been recovering and looking for a new line of work. It's becoming apparent to me that in order to learn to program and use an operating system other than Windows you need to study the history of where computer started so you know where to dive in and begin learning how to program. Videos like the one I just watched our helpful and encouraging particularly since I have a long way to go. Thanks so much


Thank you, nicely done.


15. anonymous Wed, 02 Sep 2009 23:01

It is interesting


14. anonymous Tue, 28 Jul 2009 07:09

I liked very much.


12. anonymous Thu, 25 Jun 2009 06:19

Excellent. !


I'm very new here, assisting my first videos !

I'm enjoying them very much, and I would like to comment them a bit, later, after acquireing a more abrangent overview on them!

I'm not trying to scape from comenting the videos, but certainly my comments (and probably of others too) will be more interesting for you after assisting a conected block off videos, and also after feeling the didatical effect of them in comparition to other authors too.

Olinda, 06/03/2009


more good "basic" info, essential for a newbie like me. Thanks


Thanks for making the basics clear.


I find the history lesson very interesting.


6. anonymous Wed, 11 Jun 2008 11:21

Well done guys. As one who has not programmed since 1974(!!) and wanting to get away from Windows it is a great introduction...


nice videos thanks plz make new videos on source coding of ubuntu commonds like how to operate internet in ubuntu


I am been wanting to use Ubuntu for a long time now.

I have been just finding out about open-source software.

As an artist, I have been finding a lot of good software on open-source, and I think it's great what you guys are doing.


3. anonymous Sun, 27 May 2007 13:47

Looks good.

Looking forward next videos.


If you've been using Suse you'll love Ubuntu. It's much better imho (the last version of Suse I used was 10, I think).

>>I'm hoping not only to learn about the Ubuntu >> distribution, but more about Linux.

That's exactly what we're planning to do: Teach our audience Ubuntu but also some basic background info on Linux/GNU/Free Software Movement etc. That includes stuff like how Linux works (not *that* detailed of course ;-)).

Thanks,

Lucas


Thanks for the intro. I am following this series as it comes out, and look forward to the rest of the installments. I'm busy with a Python project right now, but when that dies down, I'd like to install Ubuntu on one of my computers so I can follow along with you better once you get into the specifics.

I've been using KDE on Suse Linux 10.2 for most of my desktop and development apps for several months, but I'm afraid that the excellent desktop interface has kept me from learning enough of what goes on under the hood. I'm hoping not only to learn about the Ubuntu distribution, but more about Linux.


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