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Old 07-07-2015, 10:11 PM   #1
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Local Linux Groups?


Hello everyone. I am, relatively speaking, new to the OS. I have some previous use of Fedora Core 5 in my early teens. I've come back to it and I'm looking to start an IT career, with an interest in cybersecurity and Linux administration. I am curious to know if there is such thing as groups that help people learn and get started in the field. I'm based in Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania, in the US. I am currently running Fedora 22 in VirtualBox, using OS X as a host on a MacBook Pro.
 
Old 07-07-2015, 10:27 PM   #2
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Hi & Welcome to Linux Questions!

There is a LUG in PA. I think it's in Harrisburg.
http://www.meetup.com/cp-lug/

You can learn from Linux Groups but if you want a career in Linux and Security you will most likely need your Computer Engineering License and other skills like computer science.

http://www.redhat.com/en/services/certification/rhcsa
http://www.redhat.com/en/search/comp...0certification

Another way to get started is to get to know your Fedora distribution very well and learn how to run it efficiently.
I suggest running CentOS which is the free versio of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.-

This book has saved me from a lot of headaches:-
http://www.amazon.com/Practical-Guid.../dp/0132757273

Good Luck-
 
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Hello and welcome to the forum
 
Old 07-08-2015, 06:37 AM   #4
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