The aim of this book is to initiate you into the world of GNU/Linux. the text covers the basics of the free software, how to use and modify GNU/Linux to suit your needs, and how to find your way in this new world more easily.
This book is for people who want to understand how computers work, without having to learn a lot of technical details. The most important guideline in writing this book was to be concise and simple. The book has four chapters that provide clear explanations of hardware, software, the Internet and smartphones, using examples and diagrams that are easy to follow.
Building a computer can be a very rewarding experience. This is a very viable option these days and can bring many benefits; you can learn a lot about computer hardware by building one, you get a totally personalized computer, you can choose better components and you may be able to save some money and have fun.