Women in Linux HOWTO

General tips for Linux newbies, with a female touch.

Machtelt Garrels

CoreSequence.com


tille@coresequence.com


Table of Contents
Introduction
Why this document?
Who should read this document?
New versions of this document
Contributions
Feedback
Copyright information
To Do
Why women should go for Linux
Why you should use Linux
Be free
Be self-confident
Be independent
Increase your salary
Open Source at home
The community needs you
Enjoy being special
Getting started
Learning Linux as a woman
The easy way
Look for LUGs
The hard way
Useful books:
Being a woman in a man's world
A change of mind
Do it yourself, fight your daemons
Speak up for yourself
The typical male
Another point of view
The quest for information
Software
Success and satisfaction
Organizations
Women organizations for users and semi-professionals