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Old 08-23-2010, 05:03 AM   #1
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Linux Lab and Exercises - Sources - Please Help


Hello everyone,

I am a Linux newbie and would like to have some exercises to practice what I am learning.

I don't know if you are acquainted with the book "RH033 Red Hat Linux Essentials", but if you are, then these are the types of exercises I am looking for. Unfortunately, I don't have this book, I just saw a few examples of what they have :-(

Do you know of a website or any other source from where I can take similar exercises for practicing?

I am reading a lot of info, but without something to help me put theory into practice, I feel I can't really absorb anything.

I really appreciate your help!

Thanks in advance,

Linux.Girl
 
Old 08-23-2010, 05:18 AM   #2
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I'm not familiar with this Red Hat book, but here's something I used to teach myself how to use Linux a few years ago:

http://www.linux.org/lessons/beginner/index.html

It doesn't consist of exercises, but it explains how to get stuff done under linux with the commands for you to try out. It also gives the impression of being a bit dated and focuses on the command line, but if you want to be really productive under linux, then you need to learn exactly that. I found it very helpful.

Good luck!
-A

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Old 08-23-2010, 05:30 AM   #3
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Hi Ahmed! Thanks, I do use linux.org quite a lot and you are right, it is helpfull indeed - BUT - I still lack the putting into practice part. For me it is very very hard to learn theory without exercises to follow up - my brain just doesn't absorb stuff that way :-(

If anyone else knows about a place from where I can get LABs/exercises, I would be extremely grateful.

Thanks in advance.

Linux.Girl
 
Old 08-23-2010, 06:54 AM   #4
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Hello Linux.Girl,

I have read few Linux books. I am not aware of "RH033 Red Hat Linux Essentials" and the type of exercies in this text book.

Long back I was also in the same situation. There are lot of good tutorials available in net to Practice, which helped me a lot.

Here are few links to help you
Covers Most of the basic Server setups
Advanced bash Scripting Guide
HowTos
 
Old 08-23-2010, 06:56 AM   #5
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I find I learn by doing stuff too.

Why not give yourself an aim: "Setup a webserver securely"

then find out how to do it!
 
Old 08-23-2010, 07:14 AM   #6
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+1 djsmiley2k

and another way is read LQ and solve question at your end asked by newbie.
Because here you find variety of question/problems faced by use.
 
Old 08-23-2010, 07:20 AM   #7
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Hello everyone,

Many thanks for all your good ideas, I will definitely try them all and let you know how it goes!

Linux.Girl
 
Old 03-02-2012, 07:17 AM   #8
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Smile linux practise book

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Old 03-02-2012, 08:08 AM   #9
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surf on google you will get a lot. http://www.google.co.in/search?hl=en...24l0j18j2l20l0
 
  


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