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Old 04-30-2012, 01:50 PM   #1
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what is the Essy way to learn linux


Dear friends kindly guide me how i able to use linux
 
Old 04-30-2012, 02:23 PM   #2
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Dear friends kindly guide me how i able to use linux
There's no way ANYONE can answer a question like this. How did you learn Windows? How did you learn Mac? However you did either of those...do the same for Linux. It's no different.

Short answer: download a version of Linux, install it, and start to use it. If you have SPECIFIC questions, you can get specific answers.
 
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Old 04-30-2012, 02:47 PM   #3
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How you learn anything, by doing it. The best way is to get an old machine, then you don't have to be afraid of breaking it.

Try it, get stuck, ask for help, try it again. Repeat as needed.
 
Old 04-30-2012, 03:21 PM   #4
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Wikis are a great way of how to use your distro of choice also. Also using "guides" in searching the web is helpful also for your distro of choice.

Me. On Puppy Linux I use/bookmark

http://wellminded.com/puppy/pupsearch.html

in my Puppy Linux browser installations. It helps on searching for solutions to any problems for me.
 
Old 04-30-2012, 06:10 PM   #5
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Youtube have some video tutorials on linux but as everyone would say nothing beats hands on experience.
 
Old 04-30-2012, 06:20 PM   #6
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The easiest way is to try out a distro. When you run into problems, Google it. 99.99% of the time you'll find somebody who ran into the exact same problem and you'll find the solution for it. You'll quickly learn not only Linux, but how to properly search for problems in Google.

You will fail, and often (at the beginning), but I find that trying, failing, Googling, trying again, failing, Googling more, and finally figuring it out is a MUCH more useful learning experience than following some step by step guide on how to "learn linux".
 
Old 04-30-2012, 08:04 PM   #7
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All chastising aside. The way I learn best / easiest in Linux is to pick a goal I really want to meet. Like run Windows server 2008 on a Hypervisor. Then I go about doing everything I can to get to the goal. Eventually I get there because I'm driven to reach a goal that actually does something for me and through that process I have learned alot. I also have opened up new avenues for learning and start thinking of easier ways of going through that process to the goal.
 
  


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