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need help about linux learning in karachi

Postby modi » Mon Oct 13, 2003 1:08 pm

dear friend
i need help in learning linux specially about squid so please help me about the schools in karachi dealling in linux
thankyou for help
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Postby khalido » Mon Oct 13, 2003 2:43 pm

The Internet is your best learning resource for squid. Use google, set up squid yourself and use it.

See: Squid Web Proxy Cache
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need help about linux learning in karachi

Postby mahin » Mon Oct 13, 2003 5:34 pm

Agree with Khalido how ever if you can elaborate more about your objectives there are many on this forum who can guide you.

If you do not feel comfortable in posting to public forum then feel free to send PM, we will find a way to help you.
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Postby Faraz.Fazil » Mon Oct 13, 2003 6:13 pm

Agree with mahin and ronaldo( i mean khalido)

As they say: Experience is the best teacher.

The best method is to learn it yourself.This sounds strange but thats how the techies do it hehe.Also with the huge amount of resources available like the internet and forums like this one, it is indeed quite possible.

Also as already stated, if you have any problem, just post it here at the forum and there are many people to help ya out.

As for linux courses being offered in karachi/pakistan, there are some institutes that do offer linux courses...but there is no quality teaching and in most cases is just a waste of money.If u dont agree.try it out for yourself.

Also check these posts:

http://www.linuxpakistan.net/forum2x/vi ... hlight=ptg
http://www.linuxpakistan.net/forum2x/vi ... .php?t=784
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Postby khalido » Mon Oct 13, 2003 6:34 pm

Most of the computer IT courses in pakistan (in fact most places around the world) are *s****.
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Postby jargon » Mon Oct 13, 2003 10:48 pm

Of course, the best way to learn is to learn it yourself.
More fun that way too.
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Postby spawnisalive » Wed Oct 15, 2003 10:09 am

hi ppl,
u guys are right i tried learning on my own belive me it's far more better then going to some institute where half the time the teacher don't know whats goingon plus linux documentation is awsome plus folks on this groups really know what they are saying and are great help so go ahead and read the docs.

Bye
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about linux

Postby modi » Fri Oct 17, 2003 4:57 am

I use mandrake 9.0 and redhat
IT NOT VERY DIFFICULT AFTER USING WINDOWS
SPECIALY KDE
BUT I WANT TO LEARN BASIC OF LINUX
OR YOU SAY WHAT IS THE BEST FOR A BIGNNER AND FROM WHERE I GET
THANKS
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Re: about linux

Postby Faraz.Fazil » Fri Oct 17, 2003 8:54 am

So , go ahead....adopt a systematic organized approach and start learning

Get hold of good ebookz, multimedia training suites, howtos and other stuff for linux and learn.

Linux is not that difficult...but is not that easy either....it all depends on how deep you go.

You can do nearly everything in linux that you can do in windows.

You can use linux as a desktop os , as well as a server os , and in a variety of other ways as well.

Good luck learning.

modi wrote:I use mandrake 9.0 and redhat
IT NOT VERY DIFFICULT AFTER USING WINDOWS
SPECIALY KDE
BUT I WANT TO LEARN BASIC OF LINUX
OR YOU SAY WHAT IS THE BEST FOR A BIGNNER AND FROM WHERE I GET
THANKS
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Postby khalido » Fri Oct 17, 2003 10:08 am

IBM Linux Tutorials

Go to the site above, there are a large number of linux tutorials which start from scratch. Start with the 101 series, and by the time u get to the 104, you will know quite a bit. These tutorials come with tests, practicals and exams, they are very comprehensive.

In this first of a series of four tutorials, you will learn about bash (the standard Linux shell), standard Linux commands like (ls, cp, and mv), Linux's permission and ownership model, and much more. By the end of this tutorial, you'll have a solid grounding in Linux fundamentals and will even be ready to begin learning some basic Linux system administration tasks, which are covered in subsequent tutorials in this series. Even for those not preparing for the certification exam, this tutorial is useful for anyone who is new to Linux or who wants to review or improve their understanding of fundamental Linux concepts.
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