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Old 10-22-2012, 10:45 PM   #1
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What kind of jobs do yall "linux gurus" have? (networking)


Actually where can I go as a beginner and shadow people in computer fields for free? Just to follow them and ask questions.
Is this possible or must I intern?

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Old 10-22-2012, 11:53 PM   #2
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Be cool and laid back -- You Have Time

"i'm trying my best to learn the ins and outs of linux, and how it all works. I guess Im freaking out about what to do"

Another path (and it will move towards knowledge more efficiently), is to just Play with a distribution and install sections and twink them.

It should be like play at this point. Since on most jobs you won't have that luxury.

Eventually, you can take few old PCs and set up a test network where you live. But please spend time on a desktop first before you create a mini-network.

We all learned by trial and error (mostly error). This takes time and it will make you a more complete professional in the long run.

I assume you feel you don't have time to slow down. But that is usually untrue.

All the best, and have some fun with a bizarre OS.
 
Old 10-23-2012, 12:36 AM   #3
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At home, the above advice is good.
If you are studying at an academic institution, then ensure you try get high grades.
Once you leave, the actual final mark won't matter much after the first job, but attempting to get a very high mark will ensure you really learn what you are taught, & also lead you (in your own time) to extend that knowledge into other areas beyond the course material.
Interning is a good idea to get a feel for the real world and network in the personal/work sense.
Many have obtained their first full time job from a company they interned with whilst studying.
I believe you can even get paid (somewhat) as an intern.


For more specific info, we'd have to know where you are geographically and at which institution.
 
Old 10-23-2012, 01:02 PM   #4
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Actually where can I go as a beginner and shadow people in computer fields for free?
Shadow people stay behind the keyboard at dark; good people login at linuxquestions.org You are welcome.

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Just to follow them and ask questions. Is this possible or must I intern?
The worse question is the one not asked. But before asking see the answers first at folder /usr/doc/Linux-HOWTOs and/or the best way is to get a terminal and ask the man(ual) pages "you@host-$ man (command_here)".


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(I only ask because my whole family is poor and working hard going nowhere; I need to figure out how to get out there and make some cash,
No need to tell that. Here in linuxquestions our (knowledge) wealth is great and we don't ask you any cash --although contributions are accepted (I am not sure how though).

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"Im in it 1-1/2 yrs now in computer science spinning my wheels in intro courses...) Please help if you can
Get a gnu/linux box and begin learning. While you get to know Gnu/Linux download this guide for quick and easy learning.

Everybody has to work, both rich and poor. Goodluck.

Hope that helps.

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