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Old 03-11-2008, 07:43 AM   #1
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Im here


Haha I am on the internet with my slackware. neat. now what do I do? I have no idea what I am doing.
 
Old 03-11-2008, 08:13 AM   #2
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Haha I am on the internet with my slackware. neat. now what do I do? I have no idea what I am doing.
HaHa! That makes two of us. What do you want to do, anyway?
 
Old 03-11-2008, 08:56 AM   #3
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Haha I am on the internet with my slackware. neat. now what do I do? I have no idea what I am doing.
Welcome to LQ & Slackware.

You could start by reading the LQ Rules.

Then read 'SlackwareŽ Essentials' or 'SlackwareŽ Basics' to get some back ground information.

These links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'
 
Old 03-11-2008, 02:33 PM   #4
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Don't worry, ideas will come to you. If you need help with anything, post here, it's one of the best places to get help. And indeed read through the links onebuck provided, they may be of use.
 
Old 03-11-2008, 09:05 PM   #5
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Yep, 2 options:

1. tell us what you want to get done
2. or ... try answering qns here on LQ; that'll force you to do research and learn stuff. Prob also inspire with project ideas
 
Old 03-12-2008, 12:07 AM   #6
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thanx guys. I don't know. What can I do? I am in school for programming but they aren't teaching us anything yet. My brother in law told me to install slackware and mess around. But I don't get to talk to him that much. I have been clicking on things in my system but I guesse I just need to read. I am really looking for a total noob starter guide. How to setup internet security, commonly used programs and applications etc
 
Old 03-12-2008, 01:53 AM   #7
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http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz
http://www.tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/
http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm (short explanation of diff between MSWIN & Linux)

If you learn that lot you'll be a blackbelt

Incidentally, that means learning the cmd line (aka terminal or xterm) environment. Should be avail somewhere on your menus.
 
Old 03-12-2008, 02:13 AM   #8
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Hello and good day. There's a lot of good readables in /usr/doc/Linux-HOWTOs. When I started using slackware, I did nothing but read the docs in there. The slack book is also not a bad start. I should have learned slackware quicker if I knew the book earlier.

original: http://www.slackware.com/book/
revised: http://www.slackbook.org/
 
Old 03-13-2008, 10:32 PM   #9
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well thanx guys I will look at those. I guesse I should have been more specific. I would like to teach myself some programming.
 
Old 03-13-2008, 11:06 PM   #10
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I don't know where are the best tutorials about programming. Maybe there are some good start in /usr/doc/Linux-HOWTOs.. Of course most are also found in the net.. but all i can say is that you should try to learn by practice and not by memorizations. Think of a project immediately even though you don't know what to do and try building your own programs yourself. A good reference after some basic tutorial is all that you'll need .. i guess.
 
Old 03-13-2008, 11:15 PM   #11
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Get a good C intro from the library
 
Old 03-14-2008, 12:53 AM   #12
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Well, my 1st 2 links will teach you Bash shell programming.
For Perl see: http://perldoc.perl.org/, note the tutorials option in the topleft menu list.

Basically just try all the examples (or your own ideas) until you get stuck then post a new qn (with your code) and show what you've got so far.

Ps: also, as I mentioned, a good way to learn (in this case programming) is to try and answer/understand Q & As in the Programming forum here at LQ.

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