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Old 03-29-2011, 03:25 AM   #1
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Question very new


i am very new in linux. what are the first steps dat i need to know
 
Old 03-29-2011, 03:33 AM   #2
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First things first. You need to read this link: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

Then go to this link and start off reading: http://tldp.org/

And for some scripting things: http://tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/index.html

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First things first. You need to read this link: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

Then go to this link and start off reading: http://tldp.org/

And for some scripting things: http://tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/index.html
 
Old 03-29-2011, 03:34 AM   #3
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to read some tutorials of Linux ?!

Working with Linux isn't something you learn on one day and it isn't learnt to you by others (others can give you tips, putting you in the right direction) but the best way to learn how to use Linux , is testing/doing it by yourself

in a couple of days testing/writing scripts in Linux brought me a long way

If you got more specific questions, feel free to post them
 
Old 03-29-2011, 08:25 PM   #4
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It's also worth having a quick read here http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm
 
Old 03-29-2011, 09:10 PM   #5
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How to boot a live cd and then maybe a live cd.


How to stay away from a dual boot until you really know a lot if you have a windows system that you need. If you do have windows then consider a virtual machine. Free way to easily run linux that is real safe to windows. (if you have a newish system)

What the top 30 or so are at Distrowatch.com.
 
Old 03-29-2011, 10:24 PM   #6
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These are the three references, in addition to LQ, that have helped me the most. I didn't stumble on the About dot com one until I had been using Linux for several years and wish I had known about it when I started--it's very well designed for new Linux users.

http://linux.about.com/. It's oriented to Ubuntu, but it's full of good info.

http://tille.garrels.be/training/tldp/. Machtelt Garrels Intro to Linux.

http://www.slackbook.org/. Slackware oriented, but excellent on the basics, such as file structure, permissions, and the like.
 
Old 03-29-2011, 11:45 PM   #7
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Just be curious, don't be afraid to try things, and be willing to learn. With Linux, YOU have control of your computer.
 
Old 03-31-2011, 02:20 AM   #8
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Just be curious, don't be afraid to try things, and be willing to learn. With Linux, YOU have control of your computer.
amen on that
 
Old 03-31-2011, 03:07 AM   #9
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First know what is open source. Visit http://iluvopensource.blogspot.com/2...echnology.html .

Now u shud know what is linux. Visit http://iluvopensource.blogspot.com/2...-to-linux.html .

Now just know some of the famous linux distributions. Visit http://iluvopensource.blogspot.com/2...g-systems.html .

After reading these you will get a clear picture of linux.
 
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Old 03-31-2011, 10:18 AM   #10
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First know what is open source. Visit http://iluvopensource.blogspot.com/2...echnology.html .

Now u shud know what is linux. Visit http://iluvopensource.blogspot.com/2...-to-linux.html .

Now just know some of the famous linux distributions. Visit http://iluvopensource.blogspot.com/2...g-systems.html .

After reading these you will get a clear picture of linux.
Almost every single post you've made, has links to your personal blog in it. And from what I've seen, most of the content is lifted from other sites/descriptions, and pasted to your blog.

And you should spell out your words, and not use that text-speak garbage.
 
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Old 04-01-2011, 01:13 AM   #11
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After reading these you will get a clear picture of linux.
This is where I disagree on you.. Just reading a couple of blogs can never give anyone a clear idea.
 
  


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