Welcome to both of you!
It will be helpful if you put the distribution you are using in your profile.
Originally Posted by Johnnie J
. . .I've found that just pursuing the posted problems . . .
That's a very good point Johnny J. For me, and I think this is true for most people, the best way to learn is by doing. IMO trying to solve some of the problems posted here (and there are some doosies
) is a great way to learn linux.