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Update for those looking to learn Linux - to a nit-picky degree...

Posted 12-07-2009 at 03:21 PM by kcoriginal

I re-found Red Hat 9 - "Shrike" the other day. The Red Hat site had some seriously detailed manuals that go with that. Clear, large, good.

Red Hat 9, I would call, the first of the modern Linux distributions. I know that Debian was in good shape about that time... but... overall the market-share wasn't so hot for Deb at that time.

Now, I am an ubuntu fanatic...!

But, if you feel like ubuntu is masking too much of the nuts and bolts, yet, still...
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What I wish I knew 5 years ago that would have helped me digest things quicker...

Posted 08-19-2009 at 09:15 AM by kcoriginal
Updated 08-19-2009 at 09:17 AM by kcoriginal

After several years as a perfectionist procrastinator... I have learned to recommend Ubuntu, NOW! JUST GET IT INSTALLED SO YOU CAN GET ON WITH LEARNING LINUX! No other distro comes close out-of-the-box. BUT. USE UBUNTU WHILE YOU LEARN ANOTHER, MORE TRADITIONAL DISTRO! Red Hat, BSD, Solaris, CentOS ( <---- my personal favorite... )

Just get started. If you like my title. Then ignore all the flames that this title is going to invoke from fan-boys and get Ubuntu 9.04 going and get...
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Two cornerstones for learning the nitty-gritty!

Posted 07-07-2009 at 09:28 PM by kcoriginal
Updated 07-07-2009 at 09:34 PM by kcoriginal

Part I - - - - Learn Intermediate-Level Networking


After several years as a perfectionist procrastinator... I have learned to recommend Ubuntu, NOW! JUST GET IT INSTALLED SO YOU CAN GET ON WITH LEARNING LINUX! No other distro comes close out-of-the-box. BUT. USE UBUNTU WHILE YOU LEARN ANOTHER, MORE TRADITIONAL DISTRO! Red Hat, BSD, Solaris, CentOS ( <---- my personal favorite... )

Just get started. If you like my title. Then ignore all the flames that this...
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Advice for learning linux for the perfectionists procrastinators out there!

Posted 11-21-2008 at 10:36 PM by kcoriginal
Updated 07-07-2009 at 08:53 PM by kcoriginal (More meaningful title!)

Do you have ANY IDEA how many times I have endeavoured to start something like this?

IF I USE THIS BLOG... I think I will chronicle my journey to get Linux ripped down to the bare essentials, and get my anal-retentive, super-analyzing, hard-headed, conscious around it.

aka

Linux from Scratch-ish explorations. Just the bare minimum. Tom's Floppy distro. That has to be small enough right? Just a kernel and a shell, right?

I don't know yet......
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