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Old 08-08-2008
Starting over, making a living with linux?

I really like to use linux, although I freely admit I don't know squat about it. I can install it, update it and get it to most of what I would like it to do, up to running some windows apps on it.

I am going back so to school starting on the 25th, with a declared major of Information Technology. I am however not convinced its what I would like to do for the rest of my life. I really enjoy most everything about the computer information world, except macs =D

Anyway basically what I am asking is what would you do if you could start over and do it again?

Is there a good living in Linux? What would you study? What direction would you go and why?

I'd like to get all the info I can before I get to far into my degree that turning back would be a bad idea.
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Old 08-09-2008
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Originally Posted by jb_bsd
lists.freebsd.org (jobs, perl, ...questions,
news.netcraft.com (what ISP's might hire for...)
AFAIK many programming jobs are in Perl. But, say, managing
stuff in Unix is multifaceted...
............................
I only know 10 percent of an answer but that is where I'd start to
look.
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networking-forum has job requests but many of those require certification,
some of which can be expensive
........................
I wont be looking for a job for quite some time. I've got to finish school first.

Just an idea of where to go with my education.

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