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Old 03-30-2007, 10:30 AM   #1
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newbie needs cs reading list

Hey everybody.
This is my first post of hopefully a long Linux life!
Here's the deal: I want to start using Linux because I'm big into the Open Source movement, and I also want to start towards becoming a power user of sorts, maybe dabbling in electronic and computer engineering.
On top of that, I have been trying to figure out how to install Debian and I know . . . zip. I don't even know which number of binary to download, so I figured that I need to learn some more before I get into Linux. Can anyone give me some reading or resources to help get me started?
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Ther best way to start is by running Linux...I would suggest getting one of the distributions that has a "live CD" version. This allows you to run Linux without installing it to the hard disk.

For information on the various distros:

For a first book, I suggest "Linux in a Nutshell" from O'Reilly.

Free documents are all over the web--- http://tldp/org for starters


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