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Old 08-04-2008, 02:18 AM   #1
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please help me!


i am new to linux! and i think i am enjoying it! i have learned some basic commands! but now, i am so confused, i do not know where should i start to learn and what should i learn about linux first and second and so on~

i hope someone could understand what i am talking about and give me some advices,

i really need someone to direct me to the right way! thanks in advance!

i appreciate! looking forward for your reply!

have a nice day
 
Old 08-04-2008, 02:42 AM   #2
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Hey,

What exactly are you trying to do with Linux in future ,
tragetting that you can focus on that part of it.

Cheers
 
Old 08-04-2008, 03:36 AM   #3
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These may be helpful:

http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm
http://tldp.org/LDP/Bash-Beginners-G...tml/index.html
http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz

but as asked above, if you want specific answers you'll have to tell us what you want to do.
 
Old 08-04-2008, 08:30 AM   #4
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Smile oh,

oh! thanks guys! i have seen this before!

what exactly i wanna do? ok, that is a good point!

i wanna be a hacker!

(donot worry, i did not mean to do bad things, hacker build things and cracker do the opposite!)

and also that is why i heard about linux!

so i am really confused what should i learn about linux?

thanks guys!! looking forward for your reply! thanks again!

i appreciate!

this is my AIM account:jzxy01

have a nice day.
 
Old 08-04-2008, 08:51 AM   #5
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Here's a good book: "Beginning Linux Programming" from Wrox. It's available in most large bookstores or at Amazon. Also, check the O'Reilly website for LOTS of Linux books, including some free online.
 
Old 08-04-2008, 09:48 AM   #6
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thanks!

and that means you suggest me to learn program first? right? shell ?
 
Old 08-04-2008, 09:53 AM   #7
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Just play around with linux until you have a question. Then ask it.

We can't point you in a direction unless you have a direction you want to go. Take some classes in ethical hacking if you are interested in security. Also take some courses in internet security.
 
Old 08-04-2008, 10:31 AM   #8
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From my point of view (and I've voiced that ages ago) "true" hackers are selfsupporting and autonomous to the core, finding something of interest, digging in and unearthing the necessary nfo all by themselves (well, OK, with very few help). As such I think "real" hackers do not become hackers: they are. I'd second the "just go play around with GNU/Linux" idea, and if you find nothing of interest you can always become a distribution reviewer ;-p
 
Old 08-05-2008, 03:33 AM   #9
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There is a better angle to look at the system then hacking, probably you can look forward to contribute to the robustness of the security of the operating system rather then getting into hacking the same .

In short, for anything or everything for that matter you have to learn how the system works , the filesystem and its operation, then only a meaningful contribution is possible .

Go Ahead, try to learn how the shell and filesystem works


Cheers
 
Old 08-13-2008, 03:07 AM   #10
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oh, thanks! i am also a little confused,but thanks,
 
Old 08-13-2008, 08:57 PM   #11
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By the time you've read those links I gave you, esp num 3, you'll be able to figure out for yourself what the next step is.
 
Old 08-13-2008, 10:45 PM   #12
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One of our members has a Lewis Carroll quote in his sig. I can't find it at the moment but it is basically something like this:
Q: Where should I go next?
A: That depends on where you want to get to.

topher...; Did you get the book I suggested?
 
Old 08-14-2008, 04:01 AM   #13
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sorry!! i did not get the book! where?
 
Old 08-14-2008, 04:02 AM   #14
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what book?
 
Old 08-14-2008, 09:28 AM   #15
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Quote:
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what book?
My first post in this thread---post #5.

I found the quote--in the sig. of LQ member Erv:

Quote:
"Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat.
-- Lewis Carrol
 
  


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