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Old 12-12-2006, 06:16 PM   #1
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linux command how can i get it


Hello everyone

Im new comer in here and i have just install fedora linux 6.0.
But i realize that i don`t know much about linux.So how can i work as family with it if i dont know command in it.
Just a small( or big) question: how can i get enough command to use in linux.
And if i want find out about linux where should i start.

Thanks for any help
 
Old 12-12-2006, 06:28 PM   #2
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Choose a task you want to perform, and look for tutorials. If you're a user of another OS, try to do the same work you do in the other OS[es] with Linux.

Linux is fun in it's own right if you are interested in operating systems, but ultimately, it's a platform for doing other tasks, from serious data processing, through light office work to playing games.

In short - try to use it for things you like to do with computers

What are you interested in? Computer music? Programming? Games? Photo re-touching? 3d graphics? Fluid dynamics simulation? CAD? Crypto?
 
Old 12-12-2006, 06:35 PM   #3
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the LINUX: Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition comes highly recommended as a good place to start...
 
Old 12-12-2006, 06:37 PM   #4
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The default browser home page shows links to a lot of online documentation. Also, KDE and GNOME have help centers for bringing up the documentation for individual programs. For console programs and config files, you can try "man <topic>" or "info <topic>". Info and manpages are also available in the konqueror web browser if you enter "info:<topic>" or "man:topic" in the address bar.

This site has "Linux Tutorials", "Linux Links" and "Linux Wiki" links. A great site for Howtos, and online books is www.tldp.org ( The Linux Documentation Project ). Also, look in your package manager and search for "doc" for a number of packages that install docs. You may have a package that even installs all of the "tldp" site's howtos.
Most local documents are installed under the "/usr/share/doc/" directory.
 
Old 12-12-2006, 07:54 PM   #5
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Thanks for all ur reply

" What are you interested in? Computer music? Programming? Games? Photo re-touching? 3d graphics? Fluid dynamics simulation? CAD? Crypto? "

Now im a new administrator system in window but i dont know anything about linux. there for i want to learn about linux to get more kinds of system i can manage.
So i will start now to get more about new oparating system.I will find out in tutorials in this site.
Thanks alot
 
Old 12-12-2006, 08:40 PM   #6
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For sysadmin tasks, it's very useful, although not strictly necessary to be comfortable using the shell (CLI). Most distributions these days provide GUI tools for doing most basic sysadmin tasks. However some of these, or the exact way you use them can vary from distro to distro.

The CLI tools have two main advantages... firstly they are generally more consistent between distros than GUI tools (although there is still some variation), and secondly they can run more easily remotely. Although there methods to do remote GUI administration (remote X; vnc and friends), these suffer from being slow hen you've got a narrow pipe to the remote machine.

It will probably be useful to learn hw a few different distros do things. Personally, I'd start with debian and fedora since these are very widely deployed in business environments.

Good luck!
 
Old 12-12-2006, 10:09 PM   #7
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Open a terminal and type "info coreutils". That tells you a lot right there.
at tldp.org, look at "Bash Guide for Beginners" by Machtelt Garrels
 
  


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