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Old 08-04-2009, 12:14 PM   #1
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Linux commands

I wish to learn the basic commands to operate ubuntu 8.10 ... Is there any specific site or link i can refer to??
Old 08-04-2009, 12:20 PM   #2
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Get the Bash Guide for Beginners

Linux in a Nutshell from O'Reilly---perhaps available free online now

There are also a bazillion websites---do a Google using "linux commands" or "linux command-line"
Old 08-04-2009, 12:56 PM   #3
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I like RUTE. It's a bit dated, but useful.

A good Debian site is and since Ubuntu is based on Debian, it should help a bit. It also goes into details about general computing things like networking and whatnot.

For specific "howto do this in Ubuntu" stuff, try the official Ubuntu Guide.

Otherwise, you can always search for "linux newbie commands" and you'll get a host of things.
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Just a few links to aid you;

Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
Linux Command Guide
Linux Newbie Admin Guide
Getting Started with Linux

The above links and others available from 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
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