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Old 10-26-2013, 03:03 AM   #1
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Smile How to learn Lunix System well?


I just started learning Lunix System,and i have no idea how to do it well.Would you like to do me a favour?
 
Old 10-26-2013, 03:09 AM   #2
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Practice will make perfect.
 
Old 10-26-2013, 04:58 AM   #3
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Unfortunately, the only way to learn is to do a lot of reading. How much you learn will depend on how much you want to learn. There is little anyone can do to do you a favour, other than point you to some useful resources. Two good ones are The Linux Documentation Project (http://www.tldp.org/) and the Slackware web site (http://www.slackware.com).
 
Old 10-26-2013, 05:01 AM   #4
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Thanks!
 
Old 10-26-2013, 09:37 AM   #5
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Welcome to LQ!
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I just started learning Lunix System,and i have no idea how to do it well.Would you like to do me a favour?
Links that I suggest to new users;
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Just a few links to aid you to gaining some understanding;



1 Linux Documentation Project
2 Rute Tutorial & Exposition
3 Linux Command Guide
4 Bash Beginners Guide
5 Bash Reference Manual
6 Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
7 Linux Newbie Admin Guide
8 LinuxSelfHelp
9 Utimate Linux Newbie Guide
10 Linux Home Networking
11 Virtualization- Top 10

The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
And when you do have issue and wish to post a query to LQ;
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FYI: Netiquette is a set of social conventions that facilitate interaction over networks, ranging from Usenet and mailing lists to blogs and forums.


FYI: I suggest that you look at 'How to Ask Questions the Smart Way' so in the future your queries provide information that will aid us in diagnosis of the problem or query.
I use Slackware, you can learn more by using Slackware;
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Two good references SlackwareŽ Essentials & SlackwareŽ Basics.

SlackBook Beta
is a work in progress but still useful.

Another useful resource would be 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
Slackware Doc Project is very useful to new & old users. You can get Slackware.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 10-26-2013, 09:56 AM   #6
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Are you really asking about LUnix, or did you mean Linux?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LUnix
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux

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Old 10-26-2013, 10:28 AM   #7
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After you have looked at some of the great suggestions above go to distrowatch.com and look at many of the
linux distros that you can download for free. Mint is a great distro for the newby. When you decide on the
distro that you want it will be better is you go to their own forum for info.
 
Old 10-26-2013, 10:51 AM   #8
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The best way to learn it is to immerse yourself in it by installing (via virtual machine or installing onto HDD), configuring, and using on a day to day basis. Learning is doing and messing up and realizing through research what went wrong.
 
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Old 10-26-2013, 07:43 PM   #9
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I would add to the suggestions of using Linux--which are on the mark--this: pick something you want to learn how to do (design a website, create graphics, edit pictures, create a home network) and learn how to do it using Linux. Then pick another one.

"Using Linux" is easier if you have a goal. Even if the goal does not directly involve using Linux (for example, many would argue that learning how to use the GIMP to edit a photo is not the same as learning Linux), everything you will learn how to do with Linux will help you a little farther along the road of learning Linux as an OS.

For me, it was the desire to self-host my website (something I no longer do, but which I did for five years). Every step I took along the road to bring it and keep it alive involved learning a little more about Linux. (Looking back, I am amazed at how much I was able to accomplish with very little knowledge and little help except my own research, LQ, and various Slackware resources on the web.)

The single reference that helped me more than any other was this one:

http://www.tldp.org/LDP/intro-linux/html/

I still have a copy on my bookshelf.

Last edited by frankbell; 10-26-2013 at 07:44 PM.
 
Old 10-28-2013, 12:32 AM   #10
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I appreciate your great advic and useful material,i will work hard.

Thanks you for your kindness!
 
  


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