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Learning to work in the shell

Posted 02-09-2006 at 11:04 PM by LeetChris

Well after searching on google for about 15 mins I found a great site {} for newbies to learn about the shell commands and what they do an how to use them.I haven't read this much since back in high school but Im learning alot quick i'm surprized how easy this is if you just sit down and actually read,Dont get me wrong it's how not like you can pick it up in one day but its laid out great especially for newbies like me. Well its back to more reading just thought I would take a break...
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A Windows instructor teaching Linux to students who are new to computers?

Posted 02-09-2006 at 12:03 PM by jpatton

Am I the only one who finds this mildly humorous? I doubt it, to be honest, I have used various distributions of Linux on and off for the past several years, but where I earn my paycheck's is in teaching Windows.

A couple of years ago I got hired by a college, to teach Windows classes which was fine, I taught the students the in's and out's of Windows, and since I had been doing this for the past 8 years, I could about teach those classes in my sleep, and between you and me, I can't...
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Life with GNU/Linux/Slackware

Posted 02-08-2006 at 10:08 AM by cwwilson721

Hey, all. Just started the blogging thing here.
My life with linux has been,um, interesting. 99% of the questions I've asked in the Slackware forum get answered by knowledgeable people that also ask the correct questions.

The other forums? Forget about it! Either they answer the wrong question, or don't even bother reading the entire post. (Ex: Asked about setting up a DHCP server, and was told I have to setup NAT, which in the original post was already stated as being setup)...
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Ubuntu The Easy Way

Posted 02-06-2006 at 10:04 AM by leeh

I write this in the hope that it will save people a lot of time and effort when setting up Ubuntu for the first time.

I have set up two computers for the kids, both using Linux and after much experimentation I settled on Ubuntu for the following reasons: Easy to set up, easy to use, it just works!

Well I say it just works, but there's a slight hitch! No restricted formats are included due to the Debian Open Source policy. Now for a newbie such as myself this has caused...
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I am now on Debian sarge

Posted 02-05-2006 at 01:48 AM by lavluda

At last finaly i am on debian sarge. And most of my devices are working on first installation. So i am very much happy. :)
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