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7cardcha
October 28th, 2011, 08:23 PM
http://linuxnewbietips.blogspot.com/2011/10/shell-tutorial-part-1.html

I just started it. It will be updated once per day. IF it helps anybody. If it helped please bump this thread and comment on the post.

Elfy
October 28th, 2011, 08:26 PM
Thread moved to The Community Cafe.

K-Ghidorah
October 28th, 2011, 10:27 PM
+1

I foresee this becoming helpful eventually, so I will happily promote it.

julioneander
October 28th, 2011, 10:29 PM
Good luck!

BTW, use a monospaced font for commands and terminal outputs. This will make your text way more readable.

MG&TL
October 28th, 2011, 10:37 PM
Very good idea, hope it takes off. :)

A few corrections:

Nerd stuff: Ubuntu and Linux should have Capital Letters. "You're" rather than "your" in the case of a contracted "you are". Oh, and "meant" not "mean't" Just stuff that should make for a slightly more readable blog.


Otherwise, very good. Perhaps you should continue along the file management theme and introduce commands like mv, rm, and cp next?

And I really don't mean to be a pain. :D

MG&TL
October 28th, 2011, 10:41 PM
For inspiration, you might look at the more technical:

LinuxCommand.org

Perhaps you could break the sections down into several blog posts in a more reasonable format?

keithpeter
October 28th, 2011, 10:49 PM
Good luck!

BTW, use a monospaced font for commands and terminal outputs. This will make your text way more readable.

Likewise good luck with this.

If the Blogger editor allows it, how about using PRE for the bits where you type stuff into the terminal and read the output? Something like


<pre>
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ddate
Today is Sweetmorn, the 9th day of The Aftermath in the YOLD 3177
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ df -m
Filesystem 1M-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/cow 2201 908 1182 44% /
udev 490 1 490 1% /dev
tmpfs 199 1 198 1% /run
/dev/sdb1 3815 2894 922 76% /cdrom
/dev/loop0 610 610 0 100% /rofs
tmpfs 497 1 497 1% /tmp
none 5 0 5 0% /run/lock
none 497 1 497 1% /run/shm
</pre>

Then the terminal output would be displayed in a monospace font and with the correct spacing.

If the Blogger templates allow it, you could use a CSS style for the <pre></pre> blocks, e.g.

http://sohcahtoa.org.uk/pages/publish-a-web-site-with-bash-scripts.html

I don't mean to carp, just to show your work to best advantage.

jimrz
October 29th, 2011, 06:00 AM
+1 could grow into something useful

Alan5127
October 30th, 2011, 07:56 AM
Looks good. I stayed up to speed with that one at least!

This is probably a dumb question, but how do I subscribe to the blog using RSS?

Thanks,

Alan.

keithpeter
October 30th, 2011, 11:52 AM
Looks good. I stayed up to speed with that one at least!

This is probably a dumb question, but how do I subscribe to the blog using RSS?

Thanks,

Alan.

Depends on the reader you are using I suppose. I use Liferea. Just

Subscriptions -> New Subscription -> Copy & paste the address of the page from the brower -> Click OK

Liferea finds the RSS feed address from the page.

MG&TL
October 30th, 2011, 08:24 PM
In opera, there's a little RSS icon. click on it, then paste the address into RSS reader. Don' know about other browsers though.

Alan5127
October 30th, 2011, 08:59 PM
Okay - think I got it. I was looking for an RSS icon on the page somewhere.

Thanks,

Alan.