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Re: (OT) Beginner's Linux book recommendation

John Purser wrote:

> One thing I've found to be very helpful is to get a distribution
> specific or at least friendly manual to begin with.  Trying to use a
> RedHat focused manual on Debian was a pain at first.  When you're just
> learning your way around it's important for things to be where they're
> supposed to be especially configuration files.

I couldn't agree more.  Too many users fail to take advantage of
infrastructure provided by distros.

> Another good tip is to join the appropriate mailing list.  Lots of
> friendly penguinistas out there eager to help.

Not to mention IRC.

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