I have just started learning genomics as a part of my bioinformatics degree and I've been introduced to linux for handling fastq files and using fast qc. can anybody suggest some good learning resources which is more inclined towards linux for genomics.
My advice would be (to echo Ram) focus on a subset of small command line commands and don't worry too much about learning about the nuts and bolts of Linux. In a rough order of importance I would say learn the following:
As you were told already, it may be a good idea to become Linux-proficient first. Many summaries of main Linux commands are available in 1-4 page formats if you Google linux cheat sheet or linux command reference.