Open Source software movement has come a long way. Now, more and more people are embracing open source software because most of them do not require any money for usage even at commercial places. Some of the greatest open source software applications are; Linux the king of open source OS, Firefox Web Browser, GIMP a capable Photo Editor, Blender the 3D graphics application, OpenOffice the free Office Suit like MS Office, Asterisk an Open Source telephony platform etc.
Many beginners are seriously looking at learning these applications to breakaway from proprietary software. However, many such people feel the lack of guide and documentation to effectively learn the features and exploit the Open Source offerings. Here is a round up of online Open Source documentation.
- Command line interface – An online free documentation (Free E-book)
- Linux – a hands on guide
- Complete guide to learn Firefox the free web browser that is better than internet explorer
- Learn basics of Blender – a free 3D graphics and animations software
- Learn GIMP – a complete Photoshop kind of photo editor guide
- OpenOffice guide – an open source office application suit
- Asterisk – a promising open source telephony platform competing with Cisco, Nortel, Avaya etc.
- Open Source voices on the OS Revolution
- Windows to Linux in 60 seconds
- Basic internet security explained
- Audacity – the top open source audio editor guide.