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Old 02-21-2009, 01:34 AM   #1
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What is a good source of information for newbies?

I know a lot of you have been using Linux for quite a while, and others are new to the game, like me. But what do you think is the best source of information that is up-to-date with Linux. How did you learn? I'm personally interested in Slackware. I have the Linux bible I read from time to time, and also an official guide to Slackware (but it covers 10.0 and not 12.2). I was looking at Slackware for dummies at Barnes-n-Noble but that was printed in 2000.
A lot of information I come across is behind the times so to speak.
Where can I go to grab good information for a beginner, because nobody I know at home uses Slackware, which I think is a shame.

I have a hard time sleeping because I am now obsessed with Linux, and I want my computer to be under my control once and for all.
Old 02-21-2009, 01:55 AM   #2
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Welcome to LinuxQuestions! You can find the slackbook here.

Ask in the Slackware fourm or this one if you run into trouble.
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Check the slackware links wiki in my sig, it has plenty of useful links.
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Old 02-21-2009, 05:35 AM   #5
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Newbie Guide

As might:
which can be downloaded in .pdf format also.
Best of luck!
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Countless years have been added to my life because of wasted research I would have done. Thanks a bunch!!!
I'm keeping all of these websites in my bookmark, and I am well on my road to helping others for success in the near future.

Keep them coming if you have more. I'm working up a good collection here.

I don't want to pick any favorites as of yet because I'm sure it will change with experience.
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Many many people will agree with me when i say google google google. you can also get help with TONS onf programs by joining their IRC channel on freenode


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