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Old 03-05-2007, 03:17 PM   #1
ponraj
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Want to learn Linux


Hi All,

I am new to this Linux world but i am very interested to become a linux professional.so please send the book names,good websites,etc for learning Linux.Thanks a lot.
 
Old 03-05-2007, 03:24 PM   #2
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Well, good!
Pick up a distro, let's say slackware :-) and read around slackware.com
Install it, work with it, play, listen to music, watch some grate movies...

Dan
 
Old 03-05-2007, 03:32 PM   #3
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LQ is the best website... If you MUST try something else, try http://tldp.org

But first, install Linux and start using it. I recommend the Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Mepis, family (all based on Debain)

Anything in the top ten on the "hit list" at http://distrowatch.com will be fine.
 
Old 03-06-2007, 09:35 PM   #4
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I have to push Slackware too, I installed it with literally zero knowledge of Linux this past Christmas and now feel extremely comfortable with how Linux works. HOWEVER, my big disclaimer: prepare to spend a LOT of time on the internet and especially on LQ (I found answers to nearly all my questions here); make really good friend with google; and try to have another "backup" computer with an internet connection. Good luck with your Linux experience, I hope it's as positive for you as it was for me!
 
Old 03-07-2007, 01:28 PM   #5
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Indeed. All distros lead to Slackware. Might as well save time, eh?
 
Old 03-07-2007, 01:50 PM   #6
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if you really want to make a basic start first,,u shud go for linux dummy books they r really guud and teaches you all basic stuff,, i also went for this bool its really cool!!
you can download from this site http://www.net130.com,,this is a chinese site but still you can download some material or go for tutorials which r free on internet,, really helps you a lot

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Old 03-07-2007, 11:11 PM   #7
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Here's a beginner, intermediate, advanced class...entirely online.

http://www.linux.org/lessons/

And there are lots of free ebooks here. Look under Unix/Linux and then Core Linux for some books.

http://freecomputerbooks.com/computerbooks.html

I am going to push Vector Linux, since it's very fast, easy to install, and works out of the box with things like Java, Flash, etc.
 
Old 03-07-2007, 11:57 PM   #8
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does anyone know any gud free online books for RHCE ??
thanks
 
Old 03-08-2007, 12:53 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by justsimran
does anyone know any gud free online books for RHCE ??
thanks
LINUX: Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition
http://linux.2038bug.com/rute-home.html

Covers a lot.

Just do a Google search you will find more books, tutorials than you can shake a stick at.
 
  


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