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Old 11-30-2009, 10:16 PM   #16
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I think the same. Redhat I think. But I'm not sure.

I feel sad. Because I'm alone and talking by my self trying to find a way and make a good choice. I know that Linux are the same under the hood.

One friend of mine works in oracle and told me that developer use MAC. Mac is Linux right? .deb, isn't it?

I seem stupid. But I have little time to study something for get a job. And I'm finding the best and fast way to LEAR. Not use for playing solitaries. Jeje. Because develop in java and doesn't know how to deploy a Linux server to support apache. Tomcat. Etc. Is terrible.

With windows I just download a cd. Set ii t up and everything is fine in abaout 2 hours. Without effort.

I would like to know the really usefll things for the reason the business people choose Linux For web server well and other thing I still don't know.

I feel sruping having to take a course. I don't used to. And I didn't for porgramming for c#.

Maybe I need. More advice than documentation. Of course Learn as much as I can will be better. I don't want to studying things that rarelly apply for doing at work. At least for now.

I hoped be more clearly.

I will whait your answers

bye for now
 
Old 11-30-2009, 10:21 PM   #17
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do like I did
go get a older PC
with like 1Gb ram
and a decent nvidia card (mine's a old geforce mx4000)
and install many to the hard drive
and exile yourself from windows...
 
Old 12-01-2009, 06:58 AM   #18
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do like I did
go get a older PC
with like 1Gb ram
and a decent nvidia card (mine's a old geforce mx4000)
and install many to the hard drive
and exile yourself from windows...
ditto on both points.

I wouldn't worry so much about what distro you use to learn it, so much as I would just getting a distro YOU are comfortable with. download several liveCD's or just install to several partitions. Pick 3 or 4 that you are interested in. Use them for a little while. You will find yourself using the one that is most comfortable for you. For me, dual boot did not work. I found myself falling back to windows for applications that I was familiar with.

Get a little familiar and scrap windows. (If that is your ultimate goal)
 
Old 12-01-2009, 12:46 PM   #19
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Is not really about comfortable. Is more about what is the distro with more documentation. Better orginized and most used in real business. Then I'm select Linux for my desktop, but not now because I do not have much time. I have little time , meaybe 3 months for Learn Linux enough in the server side.

I'm between centos/redhat and solaris. What do you think? Who has better documentation and more used at work?

Thanks for help me, Im appreciate it.

Last edited by vidix; 12-01-2009 at 12:50 PM.
 
Old 12-01-2009, 01:14 PM   #20
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Personally I would go with centos. It is RedHat Linux and it's free. There are a few features that will not be there, but all in all it's red hat. you can buy red hat, but for learning, i'd stick with centos.

Solaris is an option, but is NOT linux. Solaris is Unix. There are similarities, but thare are many differences in commands. small differences, that will just be irritating switching between the two.
 
Old 12-01-2009, 11:40 PM   #21
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no doubt
go with a hand holder like Ubuntu
EDIT: sorry, not Ubuntu...
errr...go with one that has alot of pkg's
n'less your the adventurous type...

Linux's syntax and "slang"
at first really threw me


LOL?!
WTF is that?
egyptian or what?

startx
?
it doesn't start itself?

wtf is a terminal?!
LOL
that RIGHT THERE is the POST OF THE YEAR!!!!

I lol'd so hard at: "WTF is that? Egyptian?"
 
Old 12-01-2009, 11:40 PM   #22
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no doubt
go with a hand holder like Ubuntu
EDIT: sorry, not Ubuntu...
errr...go with one that has alot of pkg's
n'less your the adventurous type...

Linux's syntax and "slang"
at first really threw me

sudo su

LOL?!
WTF is that?
egyptian or what?

startx
?
it doesn't start itself?

wtf is a terminal?!
LOL
that RIGHT THERE is the POST OF THE YEAR!!!!

I lol'd so hard at: "WTF is that? Egyptian?"
 
Old 12-02-2009, 01:24 AM   #23
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Smile

In my opinion , your question seem so weird, because it sound you want take shortcut to mastering by reading a docs . So i give you some advice ,

" This is Unix we're talking about, remember.
It's not supposed to be nice for the applications programmer "

Quote from my friend.

good luck
 
  


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