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Old 08-04-2014, 10:28 PM   #1
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Hello Linux forum. This is my first post and I'm really looking forward to surfing my way through some awesome threads. I'm new to Linux, so I don't know much of anything about it yet. I switch from Windows to see how it is to program in Linux. So what are some online resources I can read to help me familiarize myself with Linux?

Any help is much appreciated.
 
Old 08-04-2014, 10:40 PM   #2
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There is a wealth of documentation at the Linux Documentation Project.

Going Linux also has a lot of resources, as does About dot com.

A websearch for a topic you are interested in, including the word "linux," can be quite useful. In addition, many Linux users have contributed tutorials to YouTube.
 
Old 08-05-2014, 10:22 AM   #3
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I agree frankbell. the "LDP" is a good website.
besides,if you have learn some linux commands and if you know how to install linux.
I think you can try to learn LFS,look this http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/
After you learn LFS, I think you would become a skilled user.
 
Old 08-05-2014, 10:32 AM   #4
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The type of programming you intend to do will matter a bit. If you're used to having a designer type of interface a'la Visual Studio, then there are ones which can do that in Linux. But more fundamentally you can compile from the command line in Linux. Check out the documentation for gcc and gdb; those are compiler and debugger.
 
Old 08-05-2014, 02:00 PM   #5
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Old 08-05-2014, 02:54 PM   #6
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Hello Linux forum. This is my first post and I'm really looking forward to surfing my way through some awesome threads. I'm new to Linux, so I don't know much of anything about it yet. I switch from Windows to see how it is to program in Linux. So what are some online resources I can read to help me familiarize myself with Linux?

Any help is much appreciated.
I like to provide these to new users;
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Just a few links to aid you to gaining some understanding;



1
Linux Documentation Project
2
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
3
Linux Command Guide
4
Bash Beginners Guide
5
Bash Reference Manual
6
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
7
Linux Newbie Admin Guide
8
LinuxSelfHelp
9
Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide
10
Linux Home Networking
11
Virtualization- Top 10

The above links and others can be found at '
Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
Please consider reading these links;
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FYI: Netiquette is a set of social conventions that facilitate interaction over networks, ranging from Usenet and mailing lists to blogs and forums.


FYI: I suggest that you look at 'How to Ask Questions the Smart Way' so in the future your queries provide information that will aid us in diagnosis of the problem or query.
Hope this helps.
Have fun & enjoy!
 
Old 08-05-2014, 09:10 PM   #7
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Based on my own experience, I would not recommend Linux from Scratch as a way for a new Linux user to learn how to use Linux.

It's a great way for a moderately-experienced or experienced users to hone and perfect knowledge of how Linux works under the hood, but a user first needs to know enough to open the hood to tackle LFS.
 
Old 08-06-2014, 12:57 PM   #8
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Thanks for all the suggestions guys. I'll definitely check them out.
 
  


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