Peter van der Linden's Guide to Linux is a primer for Windows users who are curious about Linux. Complete with Linspire 5.0 CD-Rom, the book offers a taste of Linux without requiring users to change any Windows files at all.
Peter van der Linden is a software consultant and author of technical books. He lives in Silicon Valley, California.
The following pages are excerpted from Chapter 3, titled, "The KDE Desktop," from the new book, Peter van der Linden's Guide to Linux, authored by Peter van der Linden. The book is published by Prentice Hall, copyright 2006 Pearson Education, Inc., ISBN 0131872842.
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