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4 Great Sources of Information About Linux and Open Source

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If you’re new to Linux and free/Open Source software, or even if you’re a more seasoned user, then you’re often looking for more information. Not just documentation, but also useful tips and tricks.

The team here at Make Tech Easier works hard to provide as much quality information as we can. But we can’t write about everything (though we’re trying!).

So, what are some other sources of the information that you’re looking for? Lets take a look at a few of the better ones out there.

1. FLOSS Manuals

The goal of FLOSS Manuals is to provide quality free documentation for free software. And it does just that. Written by a mix of enthusiasts, members of free/Open Source project teams, and professional writers and developers, each manual is packed with information that both new and experienced users will find helpful.

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