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Old 09-01-2005, 10:12 AM   #1
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Article on distros For Newbies

I ran across this article about mistakes that GNU/Linux neophytes make. I thought that it would make interesting reading.
Old 09-01-2005, 03:08 PM   #2
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A reason suggestion there, though as with most things, how many linux n00bs will bother to do a search to try to find it?
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Always a problem, which is one of the reasons I posted it here. Maybe somebody will notice (23 views, for example).
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im not a but one part i thought was great was , dont give up. i see to many posts " i am going back to xp" or " newbie giving up". i know its a cry for help but with a little patience and google all will be fine
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The only way to learn nix is thru experience and people have to figure it out on their own. It's no prob helping people along but it annoys me sometimes when people ask for step by step instructions on how to do something. I try to tell people to search for this or that alot, it's the only way they are going to learn, rather than step one, do this, step two. etc.

People always threaten to go back to they almost always come back.


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