If you do not know how to do these things, try using the command "man [name of command]" to find out info. For example you can "man nmap" to find the "Man" page on the tool nmap.
First time using linux?... I wanna say yes... but correct me if I'm wrong. But I'm still going to post this link: http://www.backtrack-linux.org/forum...ad-thread.html