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Another approach is to look at the documentation for the distro you are using. I think Ubuntu's is very good, but so are others. I'm talking about free manuals on their sites like this one: https://help.ubuntu.com/9.04/index.html
Linux is a big topic. Looking at the list of guides at LDP should give you an idea!
My own feeling, and others may disagree, is that your best bet is to start with one distribution, e.g., Ubuntu, Fedora, Arch or whatever, and learn it. Then, even though, the next distribution will be different, while learning the first one, you'll have gotten familiarity with some of the shell commands, which will be the same, and the basic concepts. For example, my work is all RH based, including Fedora and CentOS. So, I know yum and rpm pretty well. However, I don't know apt and dpkg all that well.
(Yum and rpm are the RH package management tools, apt and dpkg are Debian/Ubuntu tools)
Still, if I need to do something many of the commands given yum and apt are similar and I can also often quickly find it by typing into google, for example
dpkg equivalent rpm -qi
(Hrrm,OK, turned out to be a bad example, as the first few hits have Debian developers fighting about whether something is stupid or not, but hopefully, the point of it is clear.)
Really? I got a 404 and when I went to the top I got:
Project hosting terminated
As of April 2009 dotsrc.org (formerly SunSITE.dk) has been in the process of shutting down the project hosting part. Since we started open source hosting more than 10 years ago, Sourceforge, Freshmeat, Launchpad and a bunch of others have emerged. We don't see the big need for us doing this any more, and will focus on other services.
If you are the project owner of linux-newbie please contact staff (at) dotsrc.org to get a copy of your project data.
To make sure users will still be able to find this project in the future we will be happy to setup a redirection to the projects new home.
So far, I note that most of recommendations have been for books concerning command line linux usage. This may or my not be appropriate for the OP (I'd argue that you should learn something about the command line whatever your focus, but some people shouldn't start by focussing too heavily on the command line because they will mainly be using a GUI), and nothing that is distro-specific. Obviously there isn't much to go on as far as what distro the OP has chosen and whether command line should be the op's main focus, so more info might elucidate some more targetted info.