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Old 04-12-2015, 04:03 PM   #1
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How do i become a linux wizard


I want to learn how to linux.
How do I even linux.
Please help me linux.
I want to linux harder.
-future root of the entire universe

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Old 04-12-2015, 04:05 PM   #2
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If you are l33t pls hlp asap lol m8?
Please read the "How to ask a smart question" and "Question Guidelines" links in my posting signature, as well as the LQ Rules. Please pay particular attention to text-speak, and not using it.

Want to learn Linux? Then load it and use it, same as you would any other OS. We can answer SPECIFIC questions and help with SPECIFIC problems, but "pls help asap lol m8" to become a 'wizard', isn't a question that has an answer.
 
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Old 04-12-2015, 04:10 PM   #3
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how do I use linux to achieve world domination
-NSA
 
Old 04-12-2015, 04:11 PM   #4
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First, wear a tall, conic hat and sequined robe, carry a sparkly wand in flipper shaped gloved hands and take up permanent residence in a dark misty forest. Learn to mumble incomprehensibly (but not in text-speak) and make local villagers wary and suspicious of you.

After that follow TBOne's advice, and you will be on your way!
 
Old 04-12-2015, 04:15 PM   #5
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First, wear a tall, conic hat and sequined robe, carry a sparkly wand in flipper shaped gloved hands and take up permanent residence in a dark misty forest. Learn to mumble incomprehensibly (but not in text-speak) and make local villagers wary and suspicious of you.

After that follow TBOne's advice, and you will be on your way!
in other words, become a basement dwelling troglodyte who never showers or gets laid and grow a beard/hair like rms?

how do I code and compile my own crypto programs and network transfer protocols
how do I do endpoint security (e.g. SE Linux)
how do I do I pwn networks (e.g. Kali Linux)
how do I do package management (e.g. Arch Linux)
how do I analyze packets (e.g. Wireshark)
how do I do local version control (e.g. git)
how do I port software
how do I reverse engineer software from a binary
how do I code and compile in general in various languages
how do I detect, collect evidence of, and expose the actions of large tech corporations that steal users' data

fk it, I need another college degree

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Old 04-12-2015, 04:18 PM   #6
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how do I code and compile my own crypto programs and network transfer protocols
how do I do endpoint security (e.g. SE Linux)
how do I do I pwn networks (e.g. Kali Linux)
how do I do package management (e.g. Arch Linux)
how do I analyze packets (e.g. Wireshark)
how do I do local version control (e.g. git)
how do I port software
how do I reverse engineer software from a binary
how do I code and compile in general in various languages

fk it, I need another college degree
Not intended to offend, but first I think you need to grow up a little.

After that, you do all of the above by acquiring and using well founded knowledge backed by long term experience and continuing education.

You do NOT do any of them by installing magic packages and clicking the buttons.
 
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Old 04-12-2015, 04:33 PM   #7
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acquiring and using well founded knowledge backed by long term experience and continuing education
yeah how
 
Old 04-12-2015, 04:54 PM   #8
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yeah how
That is covered in the growing up part... first things first.
 
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Old 04-12-2015, 04:56 PM   #9
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wowww!!!! you're soooo helpful pls post the same thing again exactly 3.5 times! My IQ just increased exponentially!!!!

growing up? son, I fought in the civil war.

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Old 04-12-2015, 05:01 PM   #10
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wowww!!!! you're soooo helpful pls post the same thing again exactly 3.5 times! My IQ just increased exponentially!!!!!
Probably not...

And I'll keep posting it until you finally begin to grasp what it means - I am tireless in my efforts to help!

Here is a tested plan to help speed you on your way:

* Grow up.
* Learn how to learn.
* Then learn the foundations of the subject of interest.
* Then try to understand what you have learned and why it is the way it is.
* Then think about how to apply that understanding to accomplish individual tasks.

In that order. Simple.

There is no link on the internet to do that in one click.
 
Old 04-12-2015, 05:20 PM   #11
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growing up? son, I fought in the civil war.
Only if you are Syrian or Ukranian, in which case your english is pretty good.

But if you are referring to the American War of Northern Aggression then I should tell you that I was a personal friend of both Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis. Reading the notes and speeches of either would also further your education and mastery of the language!

I do not mean my posts to antagonize, but learning a thing well, i.e. to the wizard level, just takes time, patience and geat attention to detail. There is no shortcut.

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Old 04-12-2015, 05:28 PM   #12
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There is no link on the internet to do that in one click.
This is the closest I could find (enable javascript before clicking link):
http://make-everything-ok.com/


@OP: Learn by doing -- install a GNU/Linux (or BSD) distribution and fiddle with it 'til it breaks then learn how to fix it.

Read these as well:
Code:
man man
info info
Also, documentation for <package> is on your system under /usr/share/doc/<package>

I find that attempting to help answer questions on forums such as this is an excellent way of cementing your understanding of any particular process.

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Old 04-12-2015, 06:24 PM   #13
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- "the American War of Northern Aggression"
- "I should tell you that I was a personal friend of both Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis"
the South owned, raped, tortured, and lynched slaves, also:
- the south did the reichstag fire
- the south did the holocaust
- the south did pearl harbor
- the south did 9/11
- the south did NSA
- the south did both Bush presidents

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"It really is all about the FREEDOM!"
lolwut? hypocrisy much?

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Old 04-12-2015, 06:26 PM   #14
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lel.
 
Old 04-12-2015, 06:28 PM   #15
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This is the closest I could find (enable javascript before clicking link):
http://make-everything-ok.com/


@OP: Learn by doing -- install a GNU/Linux (or BSD) distribution and fiddle with it 'til it breaks then learn how to fix it.

Read these as well:
Code:
man man
info info
Also, documentation for <package> is on your system under /usr/share/doc/<package>

I find that attempting to help answer questions on forums such as this is an excellent way of cementing your understanding of any particular process.
thanks. documentation is useful stuff. also, how different are unix / GNUlinux / BSD / Solaris / other ?
 
  


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