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To get general Linux support quickly, it is sometimes best to first reach out to the online communities dedicated to open source software and Linux. Online open source communities benefit from having thousands of people to help with issues.

Open Source Community Resources

Websites

The following list contains a great number of resources from around the web that can provide information about possible issues.

General

Installing Linux

Questions

Training

Linux Shell

Scripting

Kernel

Chat

Use an IRC client such as XChat, Pidgin, Freenode Webchat, or irssi to visit irc.freenode.net for live community support.

Directions: IRC Setup

IRC Support: Tutorial

Suggested channels:

  • ##linux
  • #oe
  • #yocto
  • #busybox
  • #kernelnewbies


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