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Old 02-19-2002, 12:40 AM   #1
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New to Linux. Learn bash or C first?


Hello. I am fairly new to Linux and want to learn it along with begin some simple programming in it. I know the very basic Linux commands like ls-a, cd, etc. I want to learn some simple programming in Linux. Right to the point. Is it better to learn Bash and programming in it or C first? I know a wee bit of C and a wee bit of Bash. Or should I just kindsa learn em both here and there?



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Old 02-19-2002, 06:45 AM   #2
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well, it all depends what you want to program. everyone benefits from a foundation knowledge of bash programming, regex's and such like. But bash aint much use for a full blown app, which is where c qould be better. check the link in my sig for books abuot both.
 
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well, it all depends what you want to program. everyone benefits from a foundation knowledge of bash programming, regex's and such like. But bash aint much use for a full blown app, which is where c qould be better. check the link in my sig for books abuot both.
 
Old 02-19-2002, 10:57 PM   #4
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I should get on acid's case for double posting...

I think you should work on learning C. There is just so much more to learn. You will pick up on bash as you use Linux more.
 
Old 02-20-2002, 01:48 PM   #5
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... check the link in my sig for books abuot both.
Wow! what an incredible weath of free, in depth, online information. You have my sincere thanks for posting that link. I'm studying the TCP/IP manual at this very moment.


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