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Linux Green Horn!

Posted 04-03-2006 at 06:23 AM by bongski55

Well, I want a different name for the common "newbie" and for want of a better one I chose "green horn".
I started linux just by curiosity when Mandrake 7.2(I can't be sure of the version-it's been quite a while since!) was included in a UK based pc magazine accompanying CD. It was a limited version of the distro since I learned later on that Mndrake usually comes in 3 CDs. So without knowing anything about linux I just installed what I had. Luckilly...
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First Entry...

Posted 04-03-2006 at 03:51 AM by tedl_nancy


I'm a real noob to linux, but am real keen on moving to opensource. I've been moving myself over gradually by creating a partition on my laptops hard-drive to install various linux distros. Not seriously using them, just playing around. Seeing which one is easiest to get going with. Which one might eventually replace my windows os.

On the Win partition I've been trying to move to completely opensource software, but I settle for free sometimes. So I'm running XP...
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My First Blog in

Posted 04-03-2006 at 01:32 AM by cjpangilinan

This is my first blog in

In Oct of 2005, I started using linux. Back then i had a backgroung in linux, since I bought a book about linux installation and administration. It comes with a publishers edition of redhat 6.0. But in October of 2005, I used Fedora Core 2. since Red Hat stop in Red Hat 9.0. And then, I became aware of the other ditributions. Some say slackware is better, some say Debian, some say Gentoo. A friend told me to visit the site...
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The Blog Starts

Posted 04-03-2006 at 12:45 AM by Freemor

Hi Everyone,

I've decided that since LQ is generous enough to offer this space and since I presently have some time to devote to such endevours That I would write a Blog about Life in Ubuntu 6.04 (Dapper Drake).

A quick bit of background first.
I have been using Linux for many years and Ubuntu since 5.04
The upgrade path I took to dapper was editing /etc/apt/sources.list
and then apt-get dist-upgrading (in init 1).
I think...
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Overview and Expectations

Posted 04-02-2006 at 11:40 PM by kf4otn

In a few short weeks I'll start my training for my RHCT. For many who read this it would sound like I was going for an A+ certification because RHCT shouldn't be that hard, right? Well, I'm definately not a software guy. All my training has been in networking, communications, and hardware. I stumble every time I boot up my linux box, but hopefully that will be a thing of the past in the near future.

Just before 2006 began one of the best instructors at my school, who gave me the...
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