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Old 07-05-2016, 10:18 PM   #1
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Is there any interactive tutorial software for Linux out there?


I was wondering what kind of tutorial linux programs/bundles exist out there. I'm looking for some kind of guided tutorial/training programs that provide some form of fun, interactive exercises and quizzes, tutorial video/audio clips, etc. similar to TestOut, but more specific to the topic of interest. In a nutshell, a linux program or programs that teach you something in fun and interesting ways, and can be downloaded and installed on my computer. I'm looking for something covering topics such as electronics, networking, administration, DAW, programming, video editing, etc, you name it. The closest thing to what I I'm looking for that I found is TclTutor, and that is not even in my (Arch) repo nor in AUR. So if anyone could suggest me something like this, that would be highly appreciated. It doesn't necessarily have to be in my distro's (Arch) repo, but could be something I can download anywhere.
 
Old 07-05-2016, 11:28 PM   #2
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The thing about what you're seeking is it's kind of a tutorial on the history of the world, from beginning to end! There are many linux application programs that have accompanying tutorials, but not for linux complete. Linux is truly a kernel, and there are pretty good documentations for the linux kernel. There is also the
Code:
apropos command
command that will give a brief synopsis of the command you give it as an argument. But it's not entertaining.
 
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Old 07-06-2016, 12:36 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply, but I don't think you understood what exactly I am looking for, and I think that was my fault because I was probably not specific enough about what I'm looking for.
I'm not looking for a tutorial about Linux itself, nor do I need a tutorial for any specific programs (even though that could be useful for me). The kind of software I was referring to, I guess you could refer to it as learning software, or study software. A kind of program that teaches you something about a subject. Similar to the educational software for children that you find in most distro's repos. I specifically mentioned TclTutor because it does the kind things that I am looking for in other possible educational (I suppose that's the term I should use) programs that may cover the usbjects of interest (if such programs exist).
For example: An educational program for basic electronics would probably include a virtual lab where you could experiment with formulas and try out circuits, along with quiz sessions, video clips, etc.
That was just an example, not limiting to electronics alone. I hope that I did a better job clarifying what I'm looking for this time.

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Old 07-06-2016, 01:47 AM   #4
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man
is another one, tho am interested if others like programing languages( occasionally have,) e.g: Robocode &c?

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Old 07-06-2016, 01:53 AM   #5
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Anki or tldp come to mind?
 
Old 07-06-2016, 02:08 AM   #6
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Android may have an "app?"

Have fun!
 
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The Android Play Store includes Anki, but Anki is a flash card app, good for information but not so much for procedure.

You can find lots of good tutorials on YouTube, some obviously better than others, if you can get past the cat videos and the movie trailers. Do a YouTube search for the topic you are interested in; of course, you may have to refine the search a bit to narrow it to useful results.

I just did a quick search for "basic mutt linux" and found lots of stuff. (I'm guessing a search for "basic mutt" would have turned up doggie vids, but I didn't test that.)

I'm certain that various sites do offer interactive tutorials on Linux (About dot com, surprisingly enough, offers a pretty good email tutorial intro--emphasize the "intro"--to HTML and css). I just haven't encountered one.

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Old 07-06-2016, 10:15 PM   #8
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Maybe searching here? http://www.openculture.com/2015/05/l...tic-poets.html
Or? http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...se-4175582471/
 
  


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