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Linux - RedHat training

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I have been out of pocket the last few days.

I went to RedHat Linux training and tried my hand at taking the RHCT.
Hardest test I have ever taken - didn't pass. :(

Any other Linux fans here?
 

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vauge said:
I have been out of pocket the last few days.

I went to RedHat Linux training and tried my hand at taking the RHCT.
Hardest test I have ever taken - didn't pass. :(

Any other Linux fans here?
Just getting my feet wet. I've acquired 30 gigs of various flavors. Haven't picked a favorite yet. I'm incredibly ignorant about some of the basics. I can't really get anywhere w/o KDE or Gnome. Even then, I've got issues. I'm coming form M$. I've got 11 comps strung together here on my little LAN. I can make Windows do most whatever I'd like (eventually), but I'd like to learn one of the "real" OSes.
 

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Try out Gentoo or LFS.

LFS (linux from scratch) is just that - from the beginning. You learn as you go. Can take weeks to get it up and running.

Gentoo - fully compiled on your machine. Depending if you bootstrap, could take a few days to get installed. Even on a very fast machine.

Until this training, I was a Debian fan all the way. The setup utilities in RedHat are incredible!
 

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vauge said:
Try out Gentoo or LFS.

LFS (linux from scratch) is just that - from the beginning. You learn as you go. Can take weeks to get it up and running.

Gentoo - fully compiled on your machine. Depending if you bootstrap, could take a few days to get installed. Even on a very fast machine.

Until this training, I was a Debian fan all the way. The setup utilities in RedHat are incredible!
I need a base in Linux syntax that I don't have.
This lack leaves me very intimidated by the "real Linux" flavors. For now, I need my guis. Is there a good primer on the basics that I'm lacking?
 

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