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Old 12-06-2003, 12:29 PM   #1
jillyt
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Talking I made it , Thanks everyone


Thanks to everyone here at Linuxquestions I finally made it and am writing this from my linux desktop.Thanks for the help and great info, I am looking forward to learning tons of stuff now about linux. Woo Hoo I am finally in the Linux World!...hee hee If anyone could give me some pointers on how to start learning the command line stuff that would be great, I am working from SuSE 9.0 Have a great day all!








 
Old 12-06-2003, 12:35 PM   #2
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http://www.icon.co.za/~psheer/book/index.html

RUTE is an online book that aims to introduce people to Linux. I've never actually read it but I've heard great things from people about it.
 
Old 12-07-2003, 04:04 AM   #3
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FWIW I have been reading Rute and will echo teval's comments. It's a very good resource for Linux and I'd recommend it. More importantly, Congrats jillyt on the successful installation and welcome to LQ and the amazing world of Linux. For some good intros to the CLI, check out:
http://www.unixguide.net/linux/linuxshortcuts.shtml (especially section 7.3 for the basic commands) -- J.W.
 
Old 12-07-2003, 01:37 PM   #4
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Jillyt, I'm a newbie also. Before I installed linux I bought a book called "The Practical Guide to Linux" by Mark G. Sobell. From ch. 1 through the end it provides follow along lessons for a whole bunch of commands. Plus the last third of the book gives a description of all the commands plus the various options for each command (the man(ual) pages I presume). I've really enjoyed it and it's taught me a lot---I installed linux 11 days ago... I got the book at B & N.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 04:11 AM   #5
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I just bought another book today called "Moving to Linux: Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye!" by Marcel Gagne. It goes into a lot of detail about KDE. I'm really enjoying it and have practiced along with the chapters---there were a lot of things in KDE I was totally unaware of. It's cool.
 
  


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