A Few Basic Linux Questions (Mounting ISO, Make Install, Etc.)
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For the most part I am able to find out how to do things on Linux. (I am on Linux Mint 7 Gloria)
Yet there is a few things I am struggling with.
1. Is there any way to make virtual disc drives where an ISO File can be mounted (similar to daemon tools lite on windows)
Sure, look at the man page for the mount command, specifically the loopback option. Mounting ISO's as loopbacks is common, and you should be able to find sample commands on Google, or on this very site.
2. I am not 100% how make install works or how to use it. Any explanations, or links would be nice.
That depends on the software, though as a rule, "make install", will compile (if you didn't compile it already with the "make" command), the software, then copy/move the file(s) to their respective destinations, depending on where the software needs/wants to be installed. Again, that's dependent on the software....different programs, different locations
3. What Are The Console Commands That Everyone should know?
Too many to list...mv, cp, mount, dmesg, ifconfig are just a few. Most all commands have a man page you can access for full information on the command (sometimes with examples), by typing in "man <command name>", like "man mount".
4. Is there any free E-Books on Linux or And Documentarys on Linux (Bedsides The Code Breakers & Revolution OS
Thank You In Advance. ^_^
1. mount -o loop -t iso9660 /place/of/iso /directory/to/mount/ (for more info open your terminal and type "man mount")
2. If you are using any distro, instead of LFS, you should use "make install" once in a lifetime only if the official repositories don't have a piece of soft you need. So, if you are using a debian-based system (ubuntu, Debian, knoppix, etc),
you should use aptitude, or it's graphical equivalent, synaptic. If you use a RPM-based system (like RHEL or Fedora), you should use yum.
But if can't stop building something from source:
a) open a terminal and change dir to the location of code ("cd /home/you/etc/etc")
c) "make install"
If you have all the needed compilers and other stuff, you shouldn't have problems with that.
3. ls, cp, mv, chmod,chown, passwd, vim. Try to understand by yourself what is their meaning and how to use them (man <command>)
4.The best source of information are the man pages. Also try www.tlpd.org.