slightly pretentious answr...
You're right, acid_kewpie, but I see so many folks apparently doing nothing but playing with Linux configurations and calling themselves Linux users. I've learned more from using Linux in everyday situations than I ever did in academic tweaking exercises
! Yes, having some books and other resources at hand are important for those learning opportunities, but a simple question is best answered with a simple solution.
Linux is a very powerful OS, but only if it's used