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Im obv a noob to the linux world. . . . I have installed it 3 or four times but have been quickly bored since I cant figure out how to do anything. . . . Is there any place I can get decent tutorials that explains to me commands/installation procedures/customization/Differences between KDE & Gnome/etc in plain english? Most places I see assume I already know the Jargon.

Im looking at installing Gentoo or FreeBSD to my spare drive. .. They seem to be popular and customizable (Which is really what I want to play around with it for)


Thank you in advance for you help
 
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post #2 of 10
I usually just google around until I find what I'm looking for. Or you could go to the Gentoo or FreeBSD forums and ask around there.
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I usually just google around until I find what I'm looking for. Or you could go to the Gentoo or FreeBSD forums and ask around there.
i Could. . but I hate asking noobish questions.. . didnt know if there was a comprehensive guide out there that ppl knew of.
 
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post #4 of 10
I have a few textbooks that are pretty comprehensive. Also Novell has an entire pdf of a book online. I'll see if I can find it.
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Heres the "Getting Started with Linux: Novell's Guide to CompTIA's Linux+" online manual http://ocw.novell.com/suse-linux-ent.../course-manual
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Take a look at the slackbook.
http://www.slackbook.org/

The new Slackware 12 great, its got a huge list of improvements over release 11, which I didn't even think was possible.

Slackware, Arch, FreeBSD, they're all great.
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+ Rep To both of you. . . Though Im printing/ reading dangerousHobo's Bc its only 284 pages compared to the 1000+ of the other one
 
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Debian GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
get throush this and I think you will be fine for using linux
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Debian GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
get throush this and I think you will be fine for using linux
Thanks Im half way through that slackware manual and I have learned ALOT. . . now I just have to apply it and not get too frustrated
 
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great resources! i'll be checking out some of these as well
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