Linux for beginners course offers free laptops

The "Linux for beginners" course is a two-day introduction to Linux designed for busy professionals with no prior experience with Linux or any other flavor of UNIX. Attendees receive a free Linux laptop on their arrival and learn how to effectively use it as a valuable tool. The first offering of this class is scheduled for December 2-3, 2000. offers Linux training and certification services to help bring Linux to mainstream IT usage.