Windows-to-Linux roadmap: Part 2. Console crash course
- Check out the other parts in the Windows-to-Linux roadmap series.
- Get started with the vi editor by following the tutorial "vi intro -- the cheat sheet method" (developerWorks, ).
- "Basic tasks for new Linux developers" (developerWorks, July 2001) offers a gentle introduction to beginning to work under
Linux, covering introductory topics like opening shell windows, adding
users and groups, and mounting and unmounting CD-ROMs.
- "Technical FAQ for Linux users" (developerWorks, July 2001) offers another perspective on making the change
from Windows to Linux.
good is a Linux client?" chronicles one man's experience in changing
his work environment over from Windows to Linux. The companion article, a
glossary for Windows users" is also useful as a stand-alone reference.
- You can browse many man pages online at the GNU Manuals Online page.
- The From
DOS/Windows to Linux HOWTO outlines some good quick-start information
for people with a DOS or Windows background.
- AllCommands.com is an unusual
site which helps to reference and cross-reference commands from various operating systems.
- The tutorial "LPI certification 101 exam prep, Part 1: Linux fundamentals" covers bash, standard Linux commands, and more.
- Learn more about shell scripting in the article series "Bash by
example" (developerWorks, ).
- Although written for AIX users, the System
User's Guide: Operating System and Devices - Shells reference and
book sections including AIX
Commands Reference - man Command cover a great deal of information
that also applies to Linux.
- For getting started with IBM software on Linux, there's no better resource than the Speed-start your Linux app
page. You'll find installation tips and links to resources for DB2,
Lotus Domino, WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Studio, and more.
You can also sign up to receive a free Linux Software Evaluation Kit,
containing trial software and training resources.
- Continue your grounding in basic Linux concepts at the Start here to learn about Linux page on developerWorks.
- Find more resources for Linux developers in the developerWorks Linux zone.
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