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Old 05-28-2003, 10:22 PM   #1
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Redhat/Mandrake Vs. Slackware


Currently I have mandrake linux 9.1 installled on my machine. I came across a slackware 7.0 book which was really cheap ($8). My question is that how different slackware and redhat based distibutions are and whether I will be able to use the same commands and stuff.....in other words, will reading that book help me learn linux in general...
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Old 05-28-2003, 10:46 PM   #2
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in general, linux books are all - round helpful and somewhat similar, especially for terminal commands. i'd say yes, they would help most of the time, 8 bucks is a good deal.
 
Old 05-29-2003, 01:25 AM   #3
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RedHat and Slackware are on the opposite side of the spectrum in my opinion. RedHat users are newbies and Slackware users are gods.
 
Old 05-29-2003, 03:14 AM   #4
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slackware rock's man try it out!!!

cheers

erling
 
Old 05-29-2003, 11:12 PM   #5
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hmm... i think i wanna try it out and feel what "gods" feel
 
Old 05-29-2003, 11:56 PM   #6
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well... gods feel a lot of pain first... a lot... especially if he/she's a newbie.
 
  


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