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Old 07-10-2003, 03:22 PM   #1
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Question good reading material to learn linux basics?


Hi all! Linux Newbie (but DOS oldie) here.

Can I have some suggestions on educational material (books to buy; web sites/pages to read; documents to download)?

Ideally, something that teaches Linux to people that already know DOS. I would like to learn the Linux OS and its commands, syntax, terminology etc... as it compares to DOS.

I'm talking about the Linux kernel itself, I guess - not any specific vendor's distro or graphical interface.

I learned DOS first when I was younger (this was the pre-Windows days), and knew it well. When Windows came along, I was that much smarter about it because I knew the underlying OS.

I'd like to take the same route to learn Linux.

Thanks.
 
Old 07-10-2003, 03:33 PM   #2
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http://sunsite.dk/linux-newbie/index.html
http://www.onlamp.com/linux/cmd/
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...n=jump&bmid=37
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...n=jump&bmid=40


These should get you started :}

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Old 07-10-2003, 04:15 PM   #3
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From DOS/Windows to Linux HOWTO
 
Old 07-10-2003, 06:13 PM   #4
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I'd suggest you to make a search in Google. You will find everything there!
 
Old 07-10-2003, 06:25 PM   #5
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Tinkster - thanks for the links. It seems, though, that the last one is not working.

Thanks to the rest for the other replies so far.

I'd like to see recommendations for books also.
 
Old 07-10-2003, 06:51 PM   #6
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Sorry about the link, IBM has shifted the
page from one of their servers to another :}

I've updated my public bookmarks on LQ
accordingly just now, so the link above
should work again ;) ('til they decide to
do another shift ... :})

Cheers,
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Old 02-04-2006, 04:57 AM   #7
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Thanks guys for all above replies.
 
  


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