How did you learn how to use open source software? Chances are, you grabbed a Linux live CD or live USB. Maybe you got your hands on the installation package for an interesting piece of software. Then you experimented. You reveled in making mistakes, learned from them, and then repeated the cycle again.
That doesn’t work for everyone. And no matter who you are, a tutorial or how-to that walks you through a more challenging task is a boon. Let's take a look back at some of the best guides that appeared on Opensource.com in 2014.