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Question about login logs using “sudo su - username”?

While doing my Linux training I found this curiosity: If I do "sudo su - username" and log into that username account, it doesn't count as login when I do "finger username" Take this image where "...
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B. W. Kernighan and M. E. Lesk, LEARN - Computer-Aided Instruction on UNIX

B. W. Kernighan and M. E. Lesk, LEARN - Computer-Aided Instruction on UNIX Is this program somewhere available? In an old book on Unix, I read about a command line program called learn, which could ...
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Wifi Drivers for Beginners [closed]

A month ago, I tried and failed to install Arch Linux (GNU/Linux for you FSF warriors) on my main machine(2016 HP Spectre x360). In my failed attempt, I gained insight into mounting, EFI, and BIOS ...
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Linux courses for a beginner [closed]

I work for a company that would like for me to acquire Linux skill. I do not know much about Linux. I have tried to make a list of things I'd like to learn: Installation and package management GNU ...
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Choice of distro for a Mac user who wants to learn Linux proper [closed]

For context: I understand that, generally speaking, questions of the form “Help, what distro should I use” are bad form. I am trying my best to avoid that pitfall by making my question a specific, ...
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I need guidance on linux and unix books [closed]

I want to learn Linux and UNIX. I need a list or guide for UNIX and Linux books. Is there any list of all of these books in one place??
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How to show all files with some filters?

I need to display on screen all the files that hang recursively from the root and that have not been modified in the last two days, with a size smaller than 5 KB. I can show the files that hang ...
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Users, groups and others in a single user desktop installation

I understand how permissions can be granted and revoked, owners changed and so on. I'd like to know if the groups' or others' attributes matter at all when I am the single user of a desktop edition (...
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How to Learn Linux (A to Z) [closed]

I am using Ubuntu for last 1 year as a Primary OS. Everything is fine in Ubuntu except the Bug in WiFi. It frequently disconnecting and some time the Network Adapter Unable to find any WiFi Network. ...
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Can the Linux OS be fully learned through the exclusive use of Khali? [closed]

I know the basics of Linux but not the detailed ins & outs of it, can the Linux OS be fully learned through the exclusive use of Khali??
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Use my PC, or completely dedicated PC for running Linux

I'm new to the world of Programming, and this is my first time posting a question. I've went through a lot of material, both on Youtube, and other areas of the web, and I've started to get a good idea ...
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How to improve my unix skills and learn more advanced topics? [closed]

There are occasionally times when I'm looking up how to do something or want to install something new and come across a statement like "for intermediate/moderate/advanced users only". As an example, ...
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Linux or Unix online practice environment [closed]

I want to learn Linux or Unix, but I don't want to install on my machine. Is there any site or any other way to practice Linux online?
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How/Where to learn about linux kernel? [closed]

I want to learn how the Linux kernel works, specifically about the following topics: structure, programming design, device development, but I do not know of good places to learn about these topics. I ...
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What's a good place to learn UNIX that I can connect to..?

I'm looking for a UNIX system I can connect to to explore UNIX without installing it. Does anyone have good reccomendations of what systems are available and how to connect?
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What is the best way to learn Linux/Unix in depth? [closed]

I want to learn Linux/Unix in depth. What is the best thing to do/install? I am already familiar with the Terminal, I installed a bunch of distros (including Arch), but not LFS.
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Learning linux at the lower level [closed]

How do I learn about linux at a low level? I was trying to customize grub and utterly failed and suddenly realized I don't know anything about grub, or anything that low level. Where do I learn?
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Places to learn linux [closed]

Where can I go to learn about Linux? I found The Linux Documentation Project but a lot of it is old and so not complete. Any other good resources?
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Calendar to learn Linux? [closed]

I've been sifting through websites and forums trying to locate a way to schedule learning in a calendar type of way and have had little success. Is there a calendar or schedule that would do something ...
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Guided tour at the console?

I think it would really enjoy a guided tour of either just the typical Linux filesystem (which I realize varies from system to system), or a guided tour of the filesystem and common console ...
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Learning Unix with video lessons [duplicate]

Is there any web site where I can learn Linux or Unix with video lessons? Of course, there should be many of them, but I think there is one most popular like, let's say, Coursera.
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How to get comfortable in linux as an ex-windows user? [closed]

I've been using linux full time for about 8 years. Now and then I help someone else migrate from windows to linux. Because I don't often use windows, I often find myself forgetting some of the ...
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Online grep exercises?

Are there any online grep tutorials that would feature some online tool for performing exercises? For example, having some predefined text sample and being told what patterns to find and so forth? It ...
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Where is best place to find sources of standard linux command line tools?

Into: I like learning by reading sources. But it's tiring of searching them across internet splited on many many different project sites. I'd love to see central browsable repo with sources of many ...
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Choosing the right distribution for learning and hosting web apps

I'm coming to Linux from the Windows world, and I want to learns the ins and outs of the system in order to make it my primary day to day work and hosting environment. I'm pretty much a complete ...
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What should I teach in my Linux class? [closed]

I'm teaching a basic Unix class using Ubuntu. We've already covered basic Unix stuff such as: bash shell scripting file and directory permissions filesystem hierarchy common commands I would like ...
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Are free shell accounts safe?

I am trying to identify how safe the free shell accounts provided by the likes of shellmix.com are. I have never used one myself but want to suggest it to someone interested in learning shell ...
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Advanced usage/command of shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any book , Tutorial on very very advanced shell scripting Is there a way/book to learn advanced usage of shell by practice? I find that most shell programming books ...
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how can 'init' and 'service' command can cross normal-user life?

i'm just moved to linux world in ubuntu 10.10. i'm using it for normal life, internet and social networks, multimedia enterainement like musics and movie, a bit of coding with c and python.. i've ...
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Are there any Linux distros aimed specifically at being Linux tutorials?

Are there any Linux distributions that come pre-loaded with hands-on, guided tutorials or other learning software aimed at teaching a new user how to work with Linux? I'm aware that some distros are ...
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A short tutorial on how a linux distro is organized and supposed to work

I need a tutorial , preferably with pics/diagrams to get oriented to how a typical Linux distro. is organized and used (including the basic software installation work flow). It shouldn't be a 500 ...
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Sources to learn about performing certain tasks on command line?

Can someone transform it into community wiki please? I guess I've got no privileges for that. Let's list practical sources for learning about performing certain tasks on *nix command line. E.g. I ...
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New to unix, Where should i start? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beginning to learn Unix and Linux I was working with .net for the past few years and now i am put into a project that has unix. I really dont know unix. where should i start? ...
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Practical tasks to learn shell scripting

I'm looking for some common problems in unix system administration and ways that shell scripting can solve them. Completely for self-educational purposes. Also I'd like to know how would you go about ...
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Useful Linux Podcasts [closed]

I'm always looking for podcasts that can help me keep up with operating systems and development. That said, I typically listen to the Linux Outlaws podcast, but was wondering if there are other Linux/...