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Old 10-09-2003, 10:09 AM   #1
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Best way to learn....

I'm looking for a book to read or I've even seen some training cds for newbs and linux. What do you guys recommend as far as learning the basics and then some.
Old 10-09-2003, 10:17 AM   #2
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I recommend the book Running Linux and the Red Hat Manuals.
Old 10-09-2003, 10:23 AM   #3
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Red Hat Linux 9 Bible

even if you're not a RH fan it's a worthy reference manual to start with.
Old 10-09-2003, 07:07 PM   #4
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Linux in a nutshell, is also a good reference book to have around.It has a good list of commands.
Hanging around these forums is also a really good way to learn. hth.
Old 10-11-2003, 12:59 AM   #5
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Old 10-11-2003, 01:02 AM   #6
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Opening files and learning how to navigate thru the file system as !!!!NORMAL USER!!!! is what I have found to be the best way to learn for me atleast.

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