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Hey..I am looking for a direction to start in(could be material like books and online tutorials). I am a newbie to linux so I need to know the steps which I would have to take to progress in this direction.
Edit: There are some resources at the Linux Documentation Project. They are a little dated (up through v. 2.6), but they might be a good starting point. Scroll down this page: http://tldp.org/guides.html