View Poll Results: How did you get your linux knowhow?
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I have had mandrake linux for 6 mounths im still a "noobe". I figgure it goes by knowlage of linux and the in's and outs, in thats case im still ...
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- 05-01-2005 #1
Newbie OR kinna newbie
I have had mandrake linux for 6 mounths im still a "noobe". I figgure it goes by knowlage of linux and the in's and outs, in thats case im still a total moron... ~
Anyone got a "every thing you ever wanted to know about linux but where afride to ask" type book/site/document i can read so i can be smart an stuff?
oh.. and hello peoples of linuxforums.org ^_^
The linux pup
- 05-01-2005 #2
hello and welcome to linux forums. I don't know of a specific book which will help, but google is your best friend along with us at these forums. However, most libraries / collages have good books about linux and the basics, but of the top of my head, i can't seem to remember their names.
Stay away from Linux For Dummies it is
- 05-01-2005 #3
Yea im askin around
Why is linux for dummies evil? Well besides being a grave yard (some posts on the main page are 2 years old)
- 05-01-2005 #4
what i meant was linux for dummies is pretty much useless in my opinion. The way I learned the basics of linux was by trial and error (the good old days) and ith a big fat book called Mastering Linux cost me $80 and came with Red Hat 7. I used this book to learn the fundamentals of linux and I still use it as a reference guide today.
But many good tutorials and hints can be found by the eternal search engine google. and http://groups.google.com.au/groups?h...r=&group=linux is also helpful
- 05-01-2005 #5
- 05-01-2005 #6
i book marked alot of pages from the google link ^_^ and downloaded some reading material from the documentation project site
The Linux pup
(i wonder if anyone will mark the last option??)
- 05-01-2005 #7
I have been using Linux for just over 6 months. I will probably be a newb for a long time.(kind of an oxymoron, I know).
As soon as I think I have an aspect of Linux down pretty good, something else shows up to show me how little I know about that subject.
I haven't read Oreilly's book yet, but alot of people on here say it is pretty good.
- 05-01-2005 #8
Input BEEP BEEP
anyone hear of this linkbat ??
- 05-01-2005 #9
I bought Linux for Dummies awhile ago. It came with FC1.
I don't think it is evil, just worthless.
I paid $30 for it, OK, maybe it is evil.
uke: Linux for Dummies.
I was wondering if I was ever going to have a use for that Emoticon.
- 05-01-2005 #10
Nothing is more evil then bill gates
And i would like to see that penquin shaped birthmark mr linux god!!