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Old 06-30-2008, 11:38 PM   #1
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Smile How to Learn Linux

I am new to Linux. I want to learn linux basics and its programming.
so how can i start? plz help
Thanks in advance.

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Old 07-01-2008, 12:27 AM   #2
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there is alot of documentation for learning linux, try some googling or try this site.

Old 07-01-2008, 12:50 AM   #3
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yeah is there any linux toturials here?
Old 07-01-2008, 01:26 AM   #4
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Welcome to LQ!

May I recommend that you start with this Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide,
and then read her Bash Guide for Beginners.

After that, you will have a better idea about selecting a programming language.
Old 07-01-2008, 02:06 AM   #5
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...and you can also look on this very site where people also ask similar questions, e.g.,

and, off-site, but referenced here
Old 07-01-2008, 02:49 AM   #6
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To learn linux, you need to have a full featured installation.
I would suggest something that works out of the box and needs minimal tweaking, like Ubuntu or its variants.

The first command u need on ur way to learn linux is
$ man man
$ man apropos
$ info info
One thing u need to understand is that a full-featured distro is usually well documented
w.r.t. man pages and infopages. But these are compact and you need to first learn how to use
this documentation before these begin to make sense.

Put simply, the documentation is already in ur box. Use it.!!
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Usually, google is the best option. Just look for your question and start learning!!
Old 07-01-2008, 04:44 AM   #8
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How did somebody learn a language yes be using it .
Is it different for Linux ?
No why should it.
Reading books about Linux can not hurt you

all the best
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Yes...always Google is the best....the great Google search engine

You will get whatever you want to get
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"Beginning Linux Programming" from Wrox
Available in most large bookstores or from Amazon
Old 12-04-2008, 02:42 PM   #11
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start learning linux from RHCE course, its simply the best.
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Also study Unix commands. It will help too.
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And looking at the date on the thread can also be very helpful......


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