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Old 09-11-2012, 12:39 PM   #1
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linux for beginners guide


hi,
pls help me with linux for beginners guide
 
Old 09-11-2012, 12:53 PM   #2
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What help are you looking for? Could you please provide more specifics?
 
Old 09-11-2012, 12:59 PM   #3
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Which distribution or "distro" are you using? All of the good ones have help/wiki pages, for example:

https://help.ubuntu.com/
https://fedoraproject.org/en/get-help

etc.
 
Old 09-11-2012, 01:05 PM   #4
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What things do you want to know? All the best distros have a manual or a wiki which will get you off to a good start, like
http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/20
http://www.fuduntu.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
http://www.mepis.org/manual
http://www.salixos.org/wiki/index.ph..._Startup_Guide

When you've installed, the user interfaces have their guides, accessible with F1, and their websites
http://www.xfce.org/
http://mate-desktop.org/
http://kde.org/

Programs have their help and websites.

The mysterious command line (great when you get to know it) is best explained by the old but good RUTE:
http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz


Above all, try things out! So long as you always make a backup of a file before altering it, you can recover from any mistakes. Unlike James Bond, you can't make your computer explode from the keyboard!
 
Old 09-11-2012, 10:16 PM   #5
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My own favorite when I was first learning Linux:

http://tille.garrels.be/training/tldp/. Machtelt Garrels's Intro to Linux.
 
Old 09-11-2012, 11:35 PM   #6
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I'd like to recommend the Arch Linux wiki https://wiki.archlinux.org/. I find it to be useful. Other than that I think that installing and using a bunch of different distros and not being afraid to break something is the best way for a beginner to learn linux.
 
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