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Old 12-05-2010, 02:55 AM   #1
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Question Help w/acronyms and process names


I'm new to Linux and am having trouble reading articles and books about Linux because I don't know the names of the various programs and what they do or the expansion of the many acronyms unique to Linux. Is there a central source for this information? A web site or book? Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.
 
Old 12-05-2010, 03:13 AM   #2
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Hi, welcome to LQ!

I'd suggest to just use http://www.google.com/linux and enter your search-terms,
acronyms ... that should narrow results down significantly.



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Old 12-05-2010, 07:27 PM   #3
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Wikipedia also explains a lot of IT terms.
These 2 manuals a pretty clear as well:
http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz
http://www.linuxtopia.org/online_boo...ion/index.html

You may find this of use also: http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm

You can also use this to get the definitions for most cmds etc http://linux.die.net/man/
 
  


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