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Old 06-01-2008, 11:26 PM   #1
sekhar12in
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New to Linux


Hi ,

I am totally new to linux and would like to know if there are any easy ways to learn Linux from the scratch?.
 
Old 06-01-2008, 11:59 PM   #2
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i think that first you must choose a distro and install it as a next point you can try to read how to documents which are related to your interest. For the distro case i suggest ubuntu because its very close to the windows and package installation and upgrade is easy (pls remember to close auto update)

regards,
 
Old 06-02-2008, 12:02 AM   #3
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what are you trying to do the quickest way to get familiar is to run a live cd..... The rest comes with time.... Now if your trying to get to the level of MIT student well you got a really long way to go.... You better plan to make your own kernel from strach...

Just what level do you want to get to....?


good luck...

But a LiveCD would be a good start and learning to program...
 
Old 06-02-2008, 04:23 AM   #4
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Hi,

Thanks for the speedy replies, i actually wanted to know , how can i get started with Linux to get to a system administrator level such as RHCE?.
 
Old 06-02-2008, 10:33 AM   #5
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http://www.redhat.com/certification/rhce/prep_guide/

CentOS is a free clone of the RHEL linux distribution. It is 100% compatible, with all of the Red Hat trademarked logos removed:

http://www.centos.org/

http://www.amazon.com/Certified-Engi.../dp/0072264543

http://info.ugm.ac.id/software/yayak...ramsession.pdf

Nice free download of one of the above texts:

http://www.worldclassbooks.info/?p=1222

Nice site:

http://www.learninglinux.com/

Set of nice looking links:

http://www.linux.ro/forum/viewtopic....&start=210&218

http://linux.sys-con.com/read/43712.htm

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