Video: Common mistakes to avoid when you're installing Linux software

The release of Ubuntu and other user-friendly distributions has bolstered Linux's popularity. Yet Linux neophytes can still stumble over common tasks, like installing new software. In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler discusses ways to avoid common mistakes people make when they're trying to add new Linux software.

IT Dojo: Common mistakes to avoid when you’re installing Linux software

The release of Ubuntu and other user-friendly distributions has bolstered Linux's popularity among IT pros and end-users alike. Yet Linux neophytes can still stumble over common tasks, like installing new software. In this IT Dojo video, I discuss common mistakes people make when they're trying to add new Linux software. I also give you tips to make the installation process a bit easier.

For more advice on overcoming common mistakes people make when installing Linux software, check out Jack Wallen's article, "10 common mistakes to avoid when you're installing Linux software"--the basis for this video.