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Old 11-06-2004, 08:33 PM   #1
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books/ white papers for SuSe


Im a total Linux newbie. I'm in desperate need of a good newbie book for SuSe Linux. Im having alot of trouble doing the very basics or even trying to determine where to do the basics.

TIA, ChrisR
 
Old 11-06-2004, 09:28 PM   #2
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While this is likely not the answer your looking for, I would, if I were about to spend money on a book, plunk down my cash instead on a boxed SuSE set which, in my opinion, comes with some damn fine printed material.

http://www.icon.co.za/~psheer/book/index.html.gz

The provided link is essential newb material - non distro specific mind you.

By the way, IIRC SuSE has a very comprensive browser based help system that links to howtos and the like - have you read these at all?

Most linux systems come with a lifetime's worth of info. Don't ignore it. There are some hidden gems all over the place.

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Old 11-07-2004, 01:37 AM   #3
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I did a search for IIRC SuSe and some results came back. But Im still a bit confused as to what exactly it is?
 
Old 11-07-2004, 12:05 PM   #4
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Novell has the complete administration guide etc available as download from their site. You may have to create a login.
 
Old 11-07-2004, 03:38 PM   #5
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IIRC=if i remember correctly....kind of like LOL=laugh out loud...

the link to the rute book above is an excellent place to start...easy to follow, easy to understand...you might also check out:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/links.php

lots of fun stuff there, too
 
  


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