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From DOS/Windows to Linux HOWTO

By Guido Gonzato,

v1.2.2, 31 October 1997

This HOWTO is dedicated to all the (soon to be former?) DOS and Windows users who have just taken the plunge and decided to switch to Linux, the free UNIX clone. Given the similarities between DOS and UNIX, the purpose of this document is to help the reader translate his or her knowledge of DOS and Windows into the Linux environment, so as to be productive ASAP.

1. Introduction

2. Files and Programs

3. Using Directories

4. Floppies, Hard Disks, and the Like

5. What About Windows?

6. Tailoring the System

7. A Bit of Programming

8. The Remaining 1%

9. The End, for Now

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