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bdailey
March 11th, 2008, 09:56 PM
Hi, this is my first post in the forums. I am currently studying Computer Science and Engineering and would like to get started working with Ubuntu. I have played with Ubuntu on and off for about 3 years however it has mostly just been fooling around with tutorials and topics I have found on here.

What I would really like to do is to develop a deeper understanding of the components and how they interact and work. Are there any resources you would recommend to get started with understanding how Ubuntu and Linux works. Thanks.

koenn
March 11th, 2008, 10:26 PM
http://www.linux-tutorial.info
http://www.linux-tutorial.info/modules.php?name=MContent&pageid=224

odiseo77
March 11th, 2008, 11:05 PM
How-tos, docs, general information, etc:

http://tldp.org

About the linux File System Structure:

http://tldp.org/LDP/Linux-Filesystem-Hierarchy/html/Linux-Filesystem-Hierarchy.html

Introduction to the command line interface:

http://www.linuxcommand.org/

There are hundreds of tutorials, documents and information on the net about linux. If you have any problem, you can ask here in the forum or search on http://www.google.com/linux

Greetings :)

Daveski
March 12th, 2008, 12:44 AM
What I would really like to do is to develop a deeper understanding of the components and how they interact and work. Are there any resources you would recommend to get started with understanding how Ubuntu and Linux works. Thanks.

The only tool you need is Linux itself, and a willingness to learn. I would strongly recommend getting comfortable in the terminal - the GUI is great as a modern desktop tool, but for a deeper understanding I would examine config files, and experiment with shell scripts.

bdailey
March 22nd, 2008, 08:54 PM
Thanks for the replies. I haven't had a chance to read through a lot of the material yet but it should keep me busy for quite a while. Thanks again.

cardinals_fan
March 23rd, 2008, 12:33 AM
Try Slackware. You will learn Linux... or die ;)