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Zenlim
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Linux newbie

Post by Zenlim » Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:15 pm

Hi all and ty for help.I am totally new at Linux and programming.I read LinuxMint was a good version of Linux but it is up to 18 already.If it was to use an os my windows works fine.What i am looking for is learn programming.May I ask you any suggestions of where I should start?
Tx again and congrats you have a nice site.
Zenlim.

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Re: Linux newbie

Post by Oscar799 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:30 pm

You may find this useful
https://www.codecademy.com/
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killer de bug
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Re: Linux newbie

Post by killer de bug » Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:35 pm

If you want to learn Python, look here: http://www.greenteapress.com/thinkpytho ... ython.html
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Re: Linux newbie

Post by FreedomTruth » Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:07 pm

killer de bug wrote:(signature) If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Good motto, I do that frequently ;)
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Re: Linux newbie

Post by I2k4 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:16 pm

You could also have a look at lynda.com that offers very good video tutorials on a lot of tech subjects, and also check Gale Courses. While normally paid services, many local public libraries provide full "subscriptions" as a digital service to patrons with a library card.
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Re: Linux newbie

Post by Zenlim » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:06 pm

Ty for suggestions guys.I will read and that will help im sure but i might miss something cause its all new and cant buy experience.If you were to start where/how would you to get the concept the easiest and fastest possible way.I will take note of your recommendations while reading.
Tx again.

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Re: Linux newbie

Post by jimallyn » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:31 pm

I have been told that Python is a good starting language for beginners. I have messed with Python a bit, and it is pretty easy to use. Also, there are zillions of libraries of functions available for it, so you can do a lot without really knowing much - just use the functions that are readily available.
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