[mythtv-users] Good, general Linux resources?
marshall at iconux.org
Mon Aug 22 15:02:08 UTC 2005
I always point new users to our research group to the linux cookbook:
We do almost all of our work on Linux and we get users who have little
to no experience in that area. This resource is great for them. A
little out of date but most of it is still applicable.
> I am a longtime (~10 years) Windows tinkerer, but just got into Linux
> in the past year, specifically for the purpose of setting up MythTV
> (which, simply put, rocks). I have it working, thanks to Jarod's
> fantastic guide. However, 90% of the commands I entered on faith,
> without any clue what I was doing.
> Are there any good resources that people can recommend for learning
> about the architecture of the linux system? I'm not looking for a
> white paper, but just a general idea of how it treats hard drives
> (e.g., having to mount everything), peripherals (e.g., video capture
> cards), etc. along with some of the common commands that are used to
> manipulate system resources (e.g., depmod, modprobe, lspci, dmesg, etc.).
> Any resources are greatly appreciated. I don't mind doing heavy
> lifting - if I can, I would be willing to put together a mini-FAQ for
> other nubies. I can't imagine I am the only one.
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