Question Comparing between your Current Operating system and Linux
Your assignment is to install a version of Linux on your computer. If you have Windows already installed, you may be also able to install Linux in a dual-boot mode. Read the documentation before doing so.
You will need to go to the link below to download Fedora Linux and use either ftp or http to download the ISO disks. You may also download a DVD disk ISO image, if desired. Follow the directions at this link. If you already have Linux installed, then see alternate requirements below. (You may use other versions of Linux — only links are provided here for Fedora). Note the latest versions of Fedora have a live DVD which means you can run the operating system from the DVD player. Also other versions of Linux will be fine to download like
Fedora (sponsored by Redhat) (http://fedora.redhat.com/download/)
Getting started with Ubuntu 12.10 from:
Read the manual included at the end of the background information for this module. The following materials may be helpful in setting up your Linux Operating System (note, these are for the version of Linux prior to Fedora but should work in most cases — see the release notes for more up-to-date information).
Getting started with Ubuntu 12.10
Red Hat Linux x86 Installation Guide
Red Hat Linux Getting Started Guide
Red Hat Linux Customization Guide
Red Hat Linux Reference Guide
Red Hat Linux System Administration Primer
Red Hat Linux Security Guide
Describe your experience and comment on the relative comparisons you see between Windows (or your current operating system) and Linux in a 1- to 2-page paper. If you already are a Linux user, write a 1- to 2-page paper on the hidden cost of Linux and how you believe Linux will evolve in the next year as operating systems. Submit evidence which demonstrates that you have installed Linux on your computer as per the above.
SLP Assignment Expectations
Use information from the modular background readings as well as the given resources. Also, you could use any good quality resource you can find. Please cite all sources and provide a reference list at the end of your paper.
PAPER LENGTH: 1-2 pages and double-spaced.
The following items will be assessed in particular:
Your ability to consolidate ideas from reading materials and your understanding of the materials.
A well written report with strong arguments.
Evidence which demonstrates that you have installed Linux on your computer.