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Old 05-07-2004, 02:26 AM   #1
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are there any quick how-to's to linux?

i am very new to linux... i mean, no experience whatsoever and no knowledge at all. i have heard of it though... my problem is i need a background on it. could you help me learn everything i need to know to at least have a workable background.. thanks... ebooks in pdf format would be very much appreciated... pls send them to
Old 05-07-2004, 03:05 AM   #2
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welcome to the lq community!!!


the big picture:

if you like slackware you can have all the information you need in one place:

if you want lots of howtos and stuff:

good luck... i hope this helps...
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Check my .sig; all the reference materials are online. Best for newbies: Linux Cookbook; there's also an O'Reilly book on introductory Linux.


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