[CentOS] learning centos

admin mick at mjhall.org
Thu Aug 14 08:23:23 UTC 2008


IMHO the best way to learn is to read the official documentation, and 
get some hands on practice.

I have purchased both Michael Jang's RHCE book and Tammy Fox's RHEL5 
book (I'm preparing for RHCE), and while they are both very useful, the 
official documentation seems the best for really spelling things out.

Lanny Marcus wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 7:11 AM, pedro henrique antunes de oliveira
> <ph.rpguo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello, I'm new to CENTOS and I'd like to learn how to use it from ground up.
>> Can anyone recommend me books on it?
>> I already have the documentation from the web site, can I start with it?
>> I've already done very basic stuff on archlinux and slackware.
> 
> One book you might consider purchasing is "Fedora 9 and Red Hat
> Enterprise Linux Bible"  (Wiley)) (Paperback). I do not have
> that edition, which just came out, but I have several previous
> editions. I am certain there are many other great books about RHEL.
> CentOS
> is a binary clone (with few exceptions) of RHEL. In addition to the
> great data on the CentOS WIki, you can download some of the manuals
> from our upstream (RH) on the CentOS web site. Possibly more manuals
> are available on the RH web site that you can download. As another
> poster pointed out, if you subscribe to and read this mailing list,
> you WILL learn. Another good method is "learn by destroying".
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