What Is Linux

Discussion in 'Beginner Tutorials' started by Rob, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. peacewang

    peacewang New Member

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    Hi,where can i find the topic "install Linux!" ?

  2. RooseveltHernandez

    RooseveltHernandez New Member

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    You mean you wanna install Linux on your system,. That's pretty easy, just insert the CD's you have and you are good to go.

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  3. Satish Kumar

    Satish Kumar New Member

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    Very nice post for Linux beginners.

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  4. Varun Das M

    Varun Das M New Member

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    I have been using Ubuntu for a long time and I didn't know exactly what a kernal is. I got surprised on knowing that the kernal and programs were born separately and was joined later. Thanks for the info. :)
  5. bharathmuppa

    bharathmuppa New Member

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    please explain what are threads ?is it possible to have more linux distros in single p.c (include if i am using windows xp already)
  6. bharathmuppa

    bharathmuppa New Member

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    i want to become a developer what language should i have to familiar with?and how to become a member of developing team?
  7. nixsavy

    nixsavy Member

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    Hi Bharathmuppa,

    Majority of Linux operating system is written in C and C++ (says 20%) and rest in Lisp, Java and Perl. If you good enough in mentioned language and know how linux works, sure you can volunteer in linux developments.

    Developer community don't accept codes from anonymous contributors so its good to build first a social relationship.

    Install virtualbox on your windows and on the top you can install what ever linux you need to learn.

    Good Luck !!!
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  8. Squaw Pendragon

    Squaw Pendragon New Member

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    No No no. Do not install linux on a virtual. I would go to the pawn shop and shell out about $100.00 to $300.00 for a laptop. A virtual is good for a test bed not a complete system to use.
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  9. Adeniyi Tope

    Adeniyi Tope New Member

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    What a nice intro to Linux!!I enjoy it!!!
  10. Richard Rodriguez

    Richard Rodriguez Member

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    I have used it off and on since the early 90s, my first install was Red Hat, but recently "mostly dedicated" myself to only using Linux, currently I am using Zorin 8, but I also have Ubuntu installed on my second comp and pretty much all the popular distros on DVD
  11. tyler andersen

    tyler andersen New Member

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    I am interesting in learning Linux. Are there any issues with installing on a Mac machine? I have an old laptop the would otherwise be unused, so I think that would be a good place to get some practice without upsetting the wife with something new she doesn't understand or care to ever learn...
  12. Saptarshi Nag

    Saptarshi Nag Member

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    good for beginners of linux :)
  13. DevynCJohnson

    DevynCJohnson Well-Known Member Staff Member Staff Writer

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    I do not think so.
  14. jinci

    jinci New Member

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    Now that you have explained what it is, help me download Legacy program and then sync it to my linux-based Samsung via my Vista Dell
  15. jitendra pisal

    jitendra pisal New Member

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    Interesting..... thanks for such a short explanation. please tell me which version is better for beginner?
  16. Miguel Araujo

    Miguel Araujo New Member

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    thanks for the info, is good for the people try to know all about linux
  17. labrat

    labrat Active Member

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    Intel or PPC Mac?
  18. akki

    akki New Member

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    nice job you are great
    now i want to learn step by step
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  19. Bill Napier

    Bill Napier New Member

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    The title rules. I keep going to Haddaway's "What is love?" song in my head. Make it stop.
  20. xery fox

    xery fox New Member

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    where i can get unix open-source?

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