Going Linux #313 · Getting Support for Linux Computers


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You can get help for your Linux computer in many ways. In this episode we provide some details about each kind of support. Many of the answers to your questions are available on your distribution's website. Often, the fastest and easiest way to get answers to your questions about how to use Linux and its applications is to ask in the distribution's community forum.
Episode 313 Time Stamps
00:00 Going Linux #313 · Getting Support for Linux Computers
00:15 Introduction
01:12 How to get help when you are using Linux
01:47 Use the F1 key for onboard help
03:14 Official websites
03:21 Community help
05:10 RTFM
05:53 Search in the discussion forums
06:40 Examples of communities you can browse for answers
08:23 You may find your answer in another distribution's forum
11:25 Using search engines like Google
11:42 Enterprise level support
12:59 Contract support for Linux
14:17 Support from your Linux computer manufacturer
15:11 Getting support for Open Source and Linux applications
16:10 Listen to podcasts for support
17:22 Onboard help for Linux applications
22:59 Application-specific support
23:32 Help at the command line
25:40 goinglinux.com, goinglinux@gmail.com, +1-904-468-7889, @goinglinux, feedback, listen, subscribe
26:41 End

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