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Old 11-14-2010, 09:45 AM   #1
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I'm New to Linux


I'm new to Linux.... But started to develop Embedded linux in ARM9 controller. So kindly give the proper way to learn linux..
 
Old 11-14-2010, 10:37 AM   #2
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For me it is trial and error!
There is plenty of documentation here and in a google search. You have a lot of reading to do!
And, Welcome to LQ!
 
Old 11-15-2010, 06:51 AM   #3
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You may find it easier installing a version on an Intel/AMD box first for the learning process. The knowledge gained is transferable between platforms though you'll need to eventually go up a level to develop your ARM system.

Welcome and Play Bonny!
 
Old 11-15-2010, 07:58 AM   #4
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You have to use Linux. You must be able to read and understand a written manual and follow sequential instruction as written in the Linux documentation. But if your playing around with ARM systems, there is no documentation, because it takes up to much storage space on an embedded system. So, you have to learn on a system, like a PC based system, which can hold the documentation. I've been using Linux for longer than I can remember, and there is no possible way to just 'learn Linux'. It would be like asking, "What's the best way to learn 'the history of the world.'" It takes time and effort. Think of it as a passage into manhood. If it was easy, no one would become a man. Males would remain boys all their lives, kind of like it is now!
 
Old 11-15-2010, 08:34 AM   #5
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Hi,

Welcome to LQ!


I suggest you setup a GNU/Linux on a Desktop system to be used as a test bench system. On this system you can learn to admin and utilize GNU/Linux. You can also develop for the embed on the desktop. Development cycle or programs can be compiled, and linked with ease on this system. Most embeds have toolboxes that allow you to perform in this manner. You can port the programs or data to and from the embed to the desktop.


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 Getting Started with Linux

The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
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Old 11-15-2010, 10:25 AM   #6
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Arguably if there is a proper way to learn Linux, as opposed to picking it up as you go along, it'd be by working toward LPI certification or similar.
 
Old 11-15-2010, 11:56 AM   #7
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Hi,

Not necessarily true! Certs do follow a programmed course but you can learn on a daily basis while working with a GNU/Linux. Loads of information, tutorials and personal instruction(s) for learning a GNU/Linux that are free for use.
 
Old 11-15-2010, 08:14 PM   #8
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Welcome
 
Old 11-15-2010, 08:50 PM   #9
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Welcome and may I also add IT AIN'T windoze !!!! LOL
 
Old 11-16-2010, 01:40 AM   #10
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Welcome and may I also add IT AIN'T windoze !!!! LOL
I, for one, am eternally grateful for that fact!
 
Old 11-16-2010, 02:31 AM   #11
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Welcome and may I also add IT AIN'T windoze !!!! LOL
Yup if it were there would be a lot fewer people in these forums and Gates would be in charge (NOW THAT IS A NIGHTMARE)!!!!!!!!!!
 
Old 11-24-2010, 02:29 AM   #12
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thanks

hi.
thanks for the links.. it's so much useful for me..
 
Old 11-24-2010, 02:31 AM   #13
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hi..

hi all..
Thanks for the valuable points..
 
  


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