Intro to the Linux Desktop

If you just made the switch from Windows or Mac, this section will help guide you through some of the differences you'll encounter when using your new Linux computer. If you need help getting familiar with the Linux interface and how to do certain tasks, you'll find the answers here.

a picture of the GNOME desktop

This is the desktop. In Windows you knew it as "Windows" or "Windows Explorer" and on Mac it was the "Finder". On Linux, it's called "Gnome"