new user needing advice

Vinicius cviniciusm at
Fri Jan 28 01:17:46 UTC 2005

Gyles Parry escreveu:
> I am new to Linux and have installed Fedora from a dvd on Linux Format 
> on a 20Gb partition as a secondary OS to WinXP Pro while I get used to it.
> I need to learn a bit about the Linux enviroment, and to be able to 
> fully move across from Microsoft, I need to be able to use the programs 
> that I use primarily on my degree: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, 
> Director, Flash, Microsoft Visual Basic. Is there a way that I can use 
> these programs within Linux and produce cross platform output files.
> If the answer to the above is yes, are there any really good books that 
> anyone could recommend that give a good overall explanation of Linux in 
> general.
> Regards,
> Gyles

Just Google for each program for the GNU\Linux platform, for example: 
Google "Visual Basic for Linux" and you get: "REAL Software Introduces 
Resources to Help Visual Basic Developers Convert their Software to 
Linux and Mac OS X 

I suppose you will get similar results for the others.

My 2 cents ;-).

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