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Old 01-04-2015, 12:20 PM   #1
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Becoming proficient in the use of linus

Hi folks, how does one become a Linus "shark"?
Old 01-04-2015, 12:25 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by brownza.pkb View Post
Hi folks, how does one become a Linus "shark"?
The same way you become a 'shark' with anything practice and experience. Load it and use it. Do research on how to do things you're interested in, and apply that knowledge. Each step you take will show you the next one you should take.

Also, a good first-step would be to know it's LINUX not "Linus".
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The same way you become a Lucy shark.
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The first thing you have to do is get access to it. If I'm not mistaken, windows has a "virtual box" solution that will let you run a virtual Linux instance on a windows host.
Which means you don't need to worry about dual booting a work machine (which many employers find a questionable practice) in order to learn this on hardware you already have access to.
It also means I could have a rogue Slackware instance wandering around a high security environment wearing my win 7 laptop like a meat-suit, but the less said about that, the better I suppose...

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