Originally posted by cadkins
sometimes those man pages give me nothing I can use. Either that or I'm just an idiot
I went out and bought Running Linux from O'Reilly. It certainly helped me out quite a bit with learning how Linux is structrued and some more "common" commands.
However, google is your friend
have u tried apropos?
will give u a very short description of those commands
for full description u should try
then u should also have a look at
a good linux documentation site