The best way to think of the Internet is as a communications medium like the Telephone, Television, or the Postal Service. Using the Internet you can send a any written text by E-mail. This is rather like mailing a letter and having it arrive in seconds--three days in the most backwards parts of the world. Using a special protocol called File Transfer Protocol you can transfer text files that are too long to mail (over about 50 pages) or even transfer graphics and programs.
The 3 Button Serial Mouse is written by Geoff Short. This document leads you through the different steps needed to configure your mouse in these two different modes, especially the steps needed to use the more useful 3-button mode. As distributions become easier to set up, some of the problems ought to go away. For instance, RedHat have a mouseconfig program to set things up for you. However, some versions of RH5.0 had a bug in mouseconfig, so make sure you check for patches
4mb Laptop HOWTO is written by Bruce Richardson. The procedure described in this document will work perfectly well on a desktop PC. On the other hand, upgrading a desktop machine is far easier and cheaper than upgrading a laptop. Even if you don't upgrade it, there are still simpler options. You could take out the hard disk, put it in a more powerful machine, install Linux, trim it to fit and then put the disk back in the old machine.
3D Graphics Modelling and Rendering is written by Dane Jarvis. This document will guide you through the steps used to install and configure an environment for modelling and rendering three-dimensional graphics using Linux. In this section you will also find information in laymans terms about the required components and how they piece together. The installation section is purposely minimal; merely the quick and dirty steps needed to take to get up and running (if it doesn't work, more information is available).
The Hacker's Dictionary is written by Eric S. Raymond. This document is a collection of slang terms used by various subcultures of computer hackers. Though some technical material is included for background and flavor, it is not a technical dictionary; what we describe here is the language hackers use among themselves for fun, social communication, and technical debate.
Terminal Compromise is written by Winn Schwartau. Taki Homosoto, silver haired Chairman of Japan's huge OSO Industries, survived Hiroshima; his family didn't. Homosoto promises revenge against the United States before he dies. His passionate, almost obsessive hatred of everything American finally comes to a head when he acts upon his desires.
Open Source Democracy is written by Douglas Rushkoff. The emergence of the interactive mediaspace may offer a new model for cooperation. Although it may have disappointed many in the technology industry, the rise of interactive media, the birth of a new medium, the battle to control it and the downfall of the first victorious camp, taught us a lot about the relationship of ideas to the media through which they are disseminated.
Undo is written by Joe Hutsko. The new technology farmland: Silicon Valley. Viewed from high above, the Valley looks like a schematic drawing of the very seeds from which it has grown, thousands of technology orchards, connected by the roads and highways etched into the golden surface of the land.
The New Hacker's Dictionary is written by Eric S. Raymond. This document is a collection of slang terms used by various subcultures of computer hackers. Though some technical material is included for background and flavor, it is not a technical dictionary; what we describe here is the language hackers use among themselves for fun, social communication, and technical debate.