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Learn Linux Leanly

Mar 12, 2009, 14:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Hess)

[ Thanks to Ken Hess for this link. ]

"Download a copy of Linux, burn it to a CD or DVD and install it on a computer or in a virtual machine. You can't learn Linux without having a Linux system at your disposal. The first thing that you do in any operating system training class is install the operating system -- now you'll have the jump on your classmates. Installation is a learning process in itself and you'll find it easy but very different from a Windows installation.

"Once you have that shiny new Linux system installed, what do you do with it? Sure, you find it simple enough to log in to the graphical login screen, poke around at the familiar menus and test a few applications, but beyond that -- how about getting to know some meatier details about this new operating system empowering your computer. You'll need to know a few basic things, such as how to navigate the filesystem, how to set up user accounts and how to install software. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the following hit list of topics:"

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