SFGate.com offers a guide on how to install tile over linoleum, and eHow.com has several guides on the process. These guides vary in the number of steps needed but cover most of the same information, such as tools and special considerations needed before taking on the project.
The SFGate.com installation guide has extensive information on the tools and steps involved in placing tile over linoleum. It provides warnings about asbestos found in old linoleum as well as a thorough list of the tools that are needed for the job. The eHow guide includes instructions for removing the linoleum prior to installing the tile.