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Old 07-03-2012, 04:59 PM   #1
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where should i begin!


Hello frnds

Let me first introduce my self
I am Ashutosh from Delhi(India) and i want to learn linux.
I am new to this site as well as to linux and expect help from all you guys.
so here goes my first question

Where should i begin with exactly(Interested in RHEL and Fedora mainly) ?
 
Old 07-03-2012, 05:06 PM   #2
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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step is the truth to almost any task.

RH and Fedora are well documented and there are many books on the subject. If you like books then get one, seek out ones at a book store that you like or library. If you prefer there are RedHat course books that are very detailed. They tend to be self paced books that offer a lesson, let you practice the lesson and then do some small test. I like these books.

There are also schools from informal linux groups to local colleges.
 
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Old 07-03-2012, 07:19 PM   #3
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You could start with
http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm
http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz - a good tutorial, mainly RH based if a bit old
www.linuxtopia.org - lots of free to read manuals/books etc

Note that Fedora is RH's R&D bleeding edge distro and not recommended for anything other than playing about at home.
Centos is a free rebuild of RHEL and preferred if you want to use commercial std distro; see the wikipedia pages on each.
With RHEL, you have to pay to get support+updates.
 
Old 07-04-2012, 02:27 AM   #4
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Welcome to Linux Ashutosh, I'm Indian too!
 
Old 07-04-2012, 04:19 AM   #5
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Hello frnds

Let me first introduce my self
I am Ashutosh from Delhi(India) and i want to learn linux.
I am new to this site as well as to linux and expect help from all you guys.
so here goes my first question

Where should i begin with exactly(Interested in RHEL and Fedora mainly) ?
Welcome to the world of Gnu/Linux and also to the LQ forums Ashutosh.
For starters, don't 'expect' help because we are all volunteers here and you may not recieve exactly what you desire with (what apears to be) a demanding attitude.
On the lighter side, the community here, i've found to be extreamly helpful and you'll more than likely be happy with the help you'll recieve.
Your general user agent indicates you're using Windows seven. The biggest and most influential step to learning 'Linux' is the first one to take; install it and use it for everything, (acceptions can be made for things like games that won't work in a vm or wine).

Good luck mate, i hope o see you round.
 
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Old 07-04-2012, 07:01 AM   #6
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Hello frnds

Let me first introduce my self
I am Ashutosh from Delhi(India) and i want to learn linux.
I am new to this site as well as to linux and expect help from all you guys.
so here goes my first question

Where should i begin with exactly(Interested in RHEL and Fedora mainly) ?
Hay Asutosh , first of all I will ask you some questions , which will help you taking your decision.

1> Do you know OS concept ?
2> Do you know what is Linux (Just basic idea) ?
3> Why you want to learn Linux and that to Fedora and RHEL?
4> Do you know what is Fedora and RHEL?
5> If you know OS concept then what exactly you want to learn in Linux and that to RHEL and Fedora ? why not Linux only

---AT
 
Old 07-04-2012, 08:25 AM   #7
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Where should i begin with exactly(Interested in RHEL and Fedora mainly) ?
http://www.funtoo.org/wiki/Linux_Fundamentals,_Part_1
 
Old 07-04-2012, 08:54 AM   #8
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Hay Asutosh , first of all I will ask you some questions , which will help you taking your decision.

1> Do you know OS concept ?
2> Do you know what is Linux (Just basic idea) ?
3> Why you want to learn Linux and that to Fedora and RHEL?
4> Do you know what is Fedora and RHEL?
5> If you know OS concept then what exactly you want to learn in Linux and that to RHEL and Fedora ? why not Linux only

---AT
Hey Mate, I sure will answer to your question

1) I believe i do, but i have been using windows as far as i can remember.
2) yes, its too a operating system but it is open source and window is not.
3) I am working toward being a DBA and as far as i know it is important for me to learn linux as i may have to work on servers.Most of linux out there in corporate is either RHEL or a derivative of it eg oracle and else... fedora for my personal use.
4) Yes what i have learnt from wikipedia , i can say that this one best business idea i have ever heard of. Earlier it was red hat linux which was mostly free (other then desk support). Then they turned it to RHEL making it more profitable and for corporate use only but as the whole idea was to give people a free and powerful operating system and they parted their root from it (when they switched from RHL to RHEL)they sponserd Fedora project(Now that's brilliant).
5) i am not sure about what i want to learn in linux as i am not exactly aware of what is there in linux but most i want is i could handle the system and network domain of linux , so it would be right to say system and network adminstration.
 
Old 07-04-2012, 08:56 AM   #9
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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step is the truth to almost any task.

RH and Fedora are well documented and there are many books on the subject. If you like books then get one, seek out ones at a book store that you like or library. If you prefer there are RedHat course books that are very detailed. They tend to be self paced books that offer a lesson, let you practice the lesson and then do some small test. I like these books.

There are also schools from informal linux groups to local colleges.
Thanx for reply sir but if you can elaborate a bit more about REDHAT course books , imean where can i get these books and what exactly are their name n all.
 
Old 07-04-2012, 11:47 AM   #10
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OK, this may be a slightly commercial post, but I have the RHCE books (minus the paper at the end where they sign when they're taking the RHCE exam), and I'd happily sell them to you at cost price. Can I email you through LQ?
 
Old 07-05-2012, 03:10 PM   #11
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OK, this may be a slightly commercial post, but I have the RHCE books (minus the paper at the end where they sign when they're taking the RHCE exam), and I'd happily sell them to you at cost price. Can I email you through LQ?
Ya ya sure provide me further details
 
Old 07-06-2012, 02:53 AM   #12
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5)but most i want is i could handle the system and network domain of linux , so it would be right to say system and network adminstration.
My recommendation would be NOT to join any RHCE training centers right
now - If you aren't too familiar with Linux dealings, it might(!) be difficult
for you to "catch up" with speed of the teachings in the RHCE training centers,
since they will be aiming at "finishing up" the course in the given time.

LQ has seen many new comers who claim to have RHCE degrees but can't
even figure out how to connect to internet on the Linux systems.
Besides, I haven't heard yet a very positive review of RHCE training centers in
the place where I live.

My advice is to install CentOS. It is said to be a free version of Red Hat.
Second, get this book of Michael Jang: http://www.amazon.com/RHCSA-Linux-Ce...dp_ob_image_bk

My point is - practice at your home till you feel that you "know" what
you are doing. Then of course you can take the exam and clear it at one
go.
Besides, this thread might be of some interest to you:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...n-exam-943104/

Last edited by TheIndependentAquarius; 07-06-2012 at 02:55 AM.
 
Old 07-06-2012, 03:05 AM   #13
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Hi

I could prefer what Anisha Kaul said .Dont go for any redhat training center make a self training of yourself .I would prefer you to install ubuntu user friendly operating system


These the best side to start off

Day to day make a look over these side
I believe you can become a linux expert within short span of time

Last edited by jsaravana87; 07-06-2012 at 03:08 AM.
 
Old 07-07-2012, 11:08 AM   #14
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OK, this may be a slightly commercial post, but I have the RHCE books (minus the paper at the end where they sign when they're taking the RHCE exam), and I'd happily sell them to you at cost price. Can I email you through LQ?
I think the paper that you sign says that you won't sell those RHCE books. Last I checked, one penalty is that they'd disqualify you from getting any Red Hat cert.
 
Old 07-07-2012, 07:12 PM   #15
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Welcome to Linux world. Actually I'm probably newer than you :P
 
  


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