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Old 03-26-2013, 12:20 PM   #1
mmummbai
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for Learning Linux and have a nice Job


I am new to Linux I have used Linux but i have to learn and get a good job in this field , so what can i do for that and what all i should know for learning Linux ? Is there good job in Market for person who know Linux, So please help me in getting the details and how can i learn Linux by not going to the class since i don't have that much Money to go to class please help me in getting the information , Thanking You.
 
Old 03-26-2013, 12:32 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ!! A good first step would be be to get a good linux certification such as Linux+, which is what I am studying for. Here are some weblinks that might be useful.

http://www.linux.org/

http://www.linux.com/

http://certification.comptia.org › G...Certifications

Hope this helps you!

Last edited by Nbiser; 03-26-2013 at 12:33 PM. Reason: bad web link
 
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Old 03-26-2013, 12:42 PM   #3
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ok but i want to know the basic things in learning it , how would i know that
 
Old 03-26-2013, 12:53 PM   #4
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ok but i want to know the basic things in learning it , how would i know that
install your favourite distribution of Linux and keep practicing, google for documentation and help and if you stuck somewhere with something
come here...!there are many Linux guru's online here to help you out ..!
 
Old 03-26-2013, 01:00 PM   #5
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Hello

If I wanted to learn Linux for job hunting purposes, I'd install and then learn CentOS, or RHEL.
 
Old 03-26-2013, 01:10 PM   #6
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Hi

You will have to pay for R hat support but centos is free also there is fedora
 
Old 03-26-2013, 01:41 PM   #7
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ok but i want to know the basic things in learning it , how would i know that
Read.. practice... learn! These are three pillars of getting into Linux systems administration field. My simple suggestions is to first install some VM on your PC, then download and install your desired OS, and start practicing for it.

IF you need good study material, once check this blog.

Keep your skills and knowledge up-to-date (ofcourse using Internet).

Besides, when you get enough confidence, prepare a good resume. Upload it on job portals or various companies websites. Be prepared for interviews, and have an attitude of 'Go get it!'

Good luck to you.
 
Old 03-26-2013, 05:28 PM   #8
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...Is there good job in Market for person who know Linux, So please help me in getting the details and how can i learn Linux by not going to the class since i don't have that much Money to go to class please help me in getting the information
Not many jobs for people who just know stuff, mostly potential employers want you to be able to do things.

Having decided to do things, you also have the choice of whether to specialise, or not.
 
Old 03-27-2013, 10:31 AM   #9
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Since most of the questions posted on LQ are of a practical nature, it makes a very good resource for learning. See what questions are asked, try to answer them on your own, and when you are able to answer some reasonable percentage of the questions you read, you'll have mastered the field. Like anything nontrivial, it takes some time and hard work to achieve mastery. Don't expect to read a book or two to learn everything you'll need. There is no magic pill of Linux enlightenment. 'Linux' is a much too broad description of a sphere of knowledge to be meaningful. Specialization in a particular field is probably something you should try to do. A good and broad base knowledge is vital, but employers need people with more specific skills.

--- rod.
 
Old 03-27-2013, 07:52 PM   #10
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Hi, adding my thoughts to those above with which I agree: install linux somewhere - a virtual machine is good, if you have an old PC kicking around then use that.

With the new linux install you will want to add various tools - mp3 player, office suite, etc. Look at how these are installed, don't just install them. See where they are installed. Get into the command line. Install samba and create a samba share. Attempt to connect to this share from a windows box and/or a linux box. Reboot your linux system. Are all the additions still working after the reboot or do you need to manually restart them?

As suggested, work through forums such as this EVERY DAY. Go through the new threads and read those which you can understand (it will take at least one hour a day and you will understand more in time). Create a "linux tutorial" of your own (either via an office tool or how about your own wiki?). WRITE DOWN things you find interesting or useful. You will not remember what you have done unless it is written down. Review your tutorial often and try to follow guides people suggest.

Now, after you have taken notes of your linux installation, backup all your files, delete the installation and reinstall it! Do your notes allow you to recreate the install without problem or did you miss something. If so, write that down and try again.

The only way to gain knowledge is to "get your hands dirty". Hope this helps.

Cheers
 
Old 03-27-2013, 09:10 PM   #11
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All the above, plus here's a good tutorial http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz
 
Old 03-28-2013, 04:11 AM   #12
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Hi and welcome to LQ!
Start to study Linux here: http://www.tldp.org/
 
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:53 PM   #13
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Thank You for the suggestion which came now starting to Learn and Specialising in this Field.
 
  


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