Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Absolute Beginner Here.

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    5

    Absolute Beginner Here.

    Hello all.
    I'm a total Newb. Not a newb to computers but to Linux and programming/code etc. Having been brought up with just windows, I am excited by the prospect of sampling and using other platforms. My first ever step was a few years ago to convert my internet browser to Firefox. My intrigue has spread from there.

    I'll try to read all the notices etc, before I start to ask bone questions. Please help me through, and bear with me if at times I don' seem to grasp everything your trying to explain.

    I understand my first target should be to learn a "language" HTML is obviously a must. Any help or hints are much welcome!

    Hello to all, and here's to a new beginning of learning and using Knoppix!

    Ginner

  2. #2
    Administrator Site Admin-
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    5,406
    Welcome.

    HTM L is hardly a must (and hardly even a language) unless you want to create web pages, and even then there are a lot of tools that will create HTML for you so that you don't need to do the tedious parts yourself.

    What you should learn depends on what you want to do. The C language might be a good place to statr if you are interested in learning programming, although there are many other choices. You could start even simpler with something like BASIC but you will find it more limiting. You could jump right into assembly, although that can be pretty technical. And there are many many other choices, the choice is generally dependent on what you want to do, so give us more input to help us better guide you.
    ---
    Verifying of md5 checksum and burning a CD at slow speed are important.

  3. #3
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    5
    Well I'm in! I've officially been a Knoppix user for 20 minutes. After getting past the setup in German, i managed to change the language (Thanks to looking on here!). Its nice, but Alien! I love it.

    Only quarm so far is when i close windows, the squares breaking up! Its a tad annoying. I can't find anything in the preferences tab.

    I think C Language is going to be the way ahead. I'm looking for a bit of fun. nothing too serious yet.


    Alll in all im hooked!!

    Ginner

  4. #4
    Administrator Site Admin-
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    174
    Great news. And welcome to the forum.

Similar Threads

  1. Absolute newbie here...can't write to XP NTFS volume
    By tofergregg in forum General Support
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-18-2004, 03:31 AM
  2. Beginner
    By WJensch in forum German Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-16-2004, 02:24 PM
  3. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08-25-2004, 04:54 AM
  4. Absolute newbie needs help
    By Jazz1 in forum General Support
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-24-2004, 12:25 AM
  5. Absolute beginner needs boot options
    By translator in forum General Support
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 06-26-2003, 09:29 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
LG GSA 4167B Super-Multi - DVD+-RW (+-R DL) / DVD-RAM drive - IDE
$3.0
LG GSA 4167B Super-Multi - DVD+-RW (+-R DL) / DVD-RAM drive - IDE pictureDell Studio XPS 9100 Intel Core i7-930 2.80GHz 6GB RAM 1TB HDD Windows7 Desktop
$19.99
Dell Studio XPS 9100 Intel Core i7-930 2.80GHz 6GB RAM 1TB HDD Windows7 Desktop picture11.6" HP Mini 311 Laptop 1.60GHz Computer 3GB-RAM NetBook WiFi 160GB
$84.99
11.6Apple iMac 27" 2.93Ghz i7 4GB Ram 1TB HD 1GB Video Ram | Ships Internationally
$1575.0
Apple iMac 274GB 2x2GB RAM Memory - Used 2GB DDR2 -800 1.8V
$15.88
4GB 2x2GB RAM Memory - Used 2GB DDR2 -800 1.8V picture