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Old 06-28-2013, 04:41 AM   #1
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hi all
Can you please hlp me out how do I start to learn Linux
I don`t know much about it and also don`t have IT background.
 
Old 06-28-2013, 05:15 AM   #2
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just use it for every day use, and you'll pick up knowledge incrementally.

ANd please use useful thread titles in future.
 
Old 06-28-2013, 05:36 AM   #3
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As said above, use it in everyday things and you will get used to it. For some reading material, Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition is a great start. There is no magic way to learn it. You have to read, practice, and just use it.
 
Old 06-28-2013, 05:39 AM   #4
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Depending on your part of the world you can start with either an entry level linux book or a magazine like LinuxFormat (UK - print) or Open Source for you (India - pdf)

Linux.org also has an introduction to Linux. Another source for an introduction can be found at Linux.about.com

And then you can start using it for everyday use, adding sources, applications, codecs and other stuff you will learn once you get going.
 
Old 06-28-2013, 05:40 AM   #5
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Before going to get started learning Linux, I assume that you are having Linux installed on one of your systems so that you can practice what you learn etc.

If not, just download Virtaul box and a Linux image for Oracle virtual box and set it up, shouldn't take 10-15 minutes to have a stand-alone Linux OS ready and running



Good Luck Buddy

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Old 06-28-2013, 08:51 PM   #6
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Here are some links you might find useful.

http://linux.about.com/. It's oriented to Ubuntu, but it's full of good info.

http://tille.garrels.be/training/tldp/. Machtelt Garrels's Intro to Linux.

http://www.slackbook.org/. Slackware oriented, but excellent on the basics, such as file structure, permissions, and the like.

I'd recommend starting with the "Desktop 101" tutorial at the About dot com link.
 
Old 06-28-2013, 09:43 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by imran shaikh2 View Post
hi all
Can you please hlp me out how do I start to learn Linux
I don`t know much about it and also don`t have IT background.
Since you are using ubuntu there is a FREE Ubuntu Pocket And Reference guide

Last edited by linuxCode; 06-28-2013 at 09:45 PM.
 
Old 06-28-2013, 10:39 PM   #8
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Just look at your previous post and recommendations: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...8/#post4977547

There is no shortcut to learn it, but you have to do hard work. As suggeted, just download it, install it, and use it.
 
  


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