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Old 01-07-2004, 12:27 PM   #1
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Linux Terms


I am new to Linux and have a hard time reading some (most) of the posts, as I don't speak Linux-nese. I have a hard time following as I don't know what most of the acronyms stand for and was wondering if there is a place here listing the acronyms and what they mean? If not, where could I find such a place?

Thanks!

PS: I have found certian pages on the web that list a few acronyms and give their "meaning" but fail to elaborate on what they are used for.

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Old 01-07-2004, 12:43 PM   #2
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Which particular acronyms are you having difficulties with?
 
Old 01-07-2004, 01:25 PM   #3
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Any and all of them! LOL. Just needing a placed where I can find what I need when I need it. Didn't know if there were such a place.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 01:31 PM   #4
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i've used http://www.er.uqam.ca/nobel/r10735/unixcomm.html that place many times, if you're looking for linux commands.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 01:33 PM   #5
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go here and download.........
Linux Command Directory.pdf
ebook A Complete Idiots Guide To Linux.zip

http://311sam.com/linux/
 
Old 01-07-2004, 03:07 PM   #6
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Thanks for the suggestions - Maybe I'll post a new thread with linux lingo in it! It'll help me to learn as well.

320mb - The link is broken.

Thanks again.
 
Old 01-07-2004, 03:25 PM   #7
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After following a couple of links and viewing many hundreds of web pages - I found what I am looking for! Check out the following site, if, like me, you are struggling for the meaning of the Linux terms and acronyms!

http://www.oreillynet.com/linux/cmd/

Thanks again, all for helping!
 
Old 01-08-2004, 03:54 PM   #8
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jesman_dell,

Go to Just Linux forum and look at their tutorials.

http://www.justlinux.com/nhf/Command_Reference

This is just one of MANY !! Go to the "home page" and start reading.
 
Old 01-08-2004, 04:44 PM   #9
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Thanks, OldBob!

Will do.
 
  


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