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From: "Matt Atkins" <matthewsatkins () msn com>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 15:22:12 -0700

First of all, I want to tell all of you what a great mailing list this is. I am just starting to scratch the surface of network security, and this list is the major source of my information, ideas, and motivation to learn.

In my first of many posts, I would like to ask the group what flavor of Linux is recommended for a newbie. I have no experience with Linux, and want to teach myself the ins and outs. I will probably be purchasing a book or 2 to help get things off the ground, so a good book recommendation would also be appreciated.

Thanks in advance and I look forward to your suggestions.

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