[SATLUG] Re: SATLUG Digest, Vol 53, Issue 69
K. Reginald Buckner
buckmiester35 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 21:28:33 CDT 2008
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> Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 13:57:31 -0500
> From: "pixelnate at gmail.com" <pixelnate at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Re: Looking for a Linux Mentor
> To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List
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> On Tue, 2008-06-24 at 13:30 -0400, K. Reginald Buckner wrote:
> > I am sure you seen my posts over ther past week or 2. I want to learn
> > at a greater depth including programming. I was a SAC student and plan to
> > return in the fall. However during the summer I m working on skills since
> > could not find an internship. I already understand command line basics
> > some installation/configuration.
> > I have used Ubuntu, Puppy, Fedora and Suse Linux. Currently I have Open
> > 11 on a Dell Optiplex GX150, PIII 400mhz, 512 MB mem, 20GB hard drive
> that I
> > am using as a desktop.
> Do you have any programming experience? Which languages? What are your
> ultimate goals for your computery experience? Are you looking to become
> a sysadmin or a web developer or a security guru?
> It's a little difficult to give advice without narrowing down your
> interests. But just about any computer related question you could ask
> can probably be answered here.
As for my Computing Ultimate goal : Unix/Linux Architect
Programming experience: C, C++, Java ME (some simple cell phone game),
DOS/NT Batch, Korn, Posix, BASH Shell, vbscript, javacript
Learning(in-progress) C#, Assembler, Java, Java FX, Perl and Python
Network: I used to be a LAN cable installer (cat 4, 5) I have setup small
LANs with Solaris and Windows NT/2003 Server.
So I do want to master technician/admin/engineer skills of LInux in order to
be a solution architect.
Device Drivers, Kernel modules, OS design, LDAP,
network integration/management, virtualization , web infrastructure,
are the things I wish to learn more of. I want to start by managing Linux
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