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Old 05-25-2008, 05:48 PM   #1
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Hello

I have done basic linux course RHEL4(installing, commands, filesystem) and I want to gain more knowledge about linux. How I should begin in getting indepth knowledge of linux.

Suggestions are welcomed

Thank you

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Old 05-26-2008, 02:01 PM   #2
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Hi Geoff,

Welcome to LQ,

and as for the suggestions: try to use Linux for all
your computing needs and learn on the way :}


Cheers,
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Old 05-26-2008, 02:29 PM   #3
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Hello, and welcome!
Do just like Tinkster said. Use linux as your main system on your computer. While using it, you will be "forced" to learn new things, ask questions. Some time later you will notice, that you know more and more about Linux.
Have fun!
 
Old 05-26-2008, 04:24 PM   #4
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Hello

Thank you for the help

Please let me know what are the important files on which I should work.

Regards!
Jeff80
 
Old 05-26-2008, 04:56 PM   #5
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Hello

Thank you for the help

Please let me know what are the important files on which I should work.

Regards!
Jeff80
That's not the way to do it. Work on the functionality of the computer and the applications. For each situation where you want to install or configure something, you will discover the GUI tools and you will discover what files are relevant.

For example, /etc/X11/xorg.conf will make much more sense to you if you need to change your video setup. And /etc/fstab will make more sense if you want certain devices to mount automatically at boot time.

Oops, I gave you some filenames...

If you need to change how the computer starts, you might want to look at /etc/inittab and /etc/rc.d
There I go again.......
 
Old 05-26-2008, 11:16 PM   #6
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Hello

Thank you for the help

Please let me know what are the important files on which I should work.

Regards!
Jeff80
You can reference 'Rute Tutorial & Exposition', 'Linux Newbie Admin Guide' and 'LinuxSelfHelp' to name a few.

Research and definition of problems will gain you a lot of experience to the solution when using Linux/UNIX. You will experience more by exposing yourself to as much valid information concerning your Linux experience. I would also suggest that you become aware of the 'Linux Documentation Project'.

These links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links' .
More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
  


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