sharpestmarble at gmail.com
Fri May 4 12:17:43 UTC 2012
Take an old box, install the distro of your choice on it, then rm -rf /etc.
On May 3, 2012 3:35 PM, "T. J. Brumfield" <enderandrew at gmail.com> wrote:
> Digging through existing documentation and then playing with the software
> in question is not only useful for learning, but also useful for
> determining where the documentation falls short or is out of date. You can
> contribute back while learning at the same time.
> Perhaps pick an area where people still have issues. Sound is sadly still a
> bit of a mess in Linux. Reading through support forums and documentation
> can give you an idea how to troubleshoot those problems, how to configure
> ALSA/PulseAudio/etc, and how it all works.
> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Michael <mjclinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have installed gentoo before and I have done Linux From Scratch before.
> > I guess I'm not really sure what I'm asking but I have a feeling that I
> > missing a lot.
> > Mike C.
> > On 05/03/2012 03:01 PM, T. J. Brumfield wrote
> >> How low-level? You can read the Linux kernel mailing list to get a
> >> idea of kernel subsystems.
> >> You can compile Gentoo or build Linux From Scratch to get a better idea
> >> dependencies and what does what.
> >> Or you can just read through some detailed documentation. I don't care
> >> Ubuntu as a distro, but they have decent user documentation.
> >> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 2:56 PM, Michael<mjclinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> For a while now I have wanted to learn how linux actually works from
> >>> ground up but I don't really know any sources do you guys have
> >>> suggestions?
> >>> Mike C.
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