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Old 08-27-2007, 12:12 AM   #1
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Climbing the learning curve

Shouting out to LQ-ers!

My second post to LQ; first was about installing via .bin files. Yes I read three or four threads, and yes I still was not able to resolve it, so I posted.

But I have high hopes of learning. And I've got a good LUG in Madison, Wisconsin. Maybe someday I can help others.

Strange mix of people, this Linux thing. Everyone from "wow, it's free, I'll try it" to people who dream in command lines. I'm somewhere in between. I go back to the last gasp of punch cards. I recently got a laptop after working with decent desktops at work, and a Pentium 3 box at home. All in all, I feel ready to learn, while knowing that I'm not a very methodical person, or at least not efficient about trouble-shooting.

Happy computing,

Old 08-27-2007, 01:31 PM   #2
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Welcome to LinuxQuestions.

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Old 08-27-2007, 03:25 PM   #3
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Hi and welcome to LQ
Old 08-27-2007, 05:29 PM   #4
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A bit of encouragement..., the learning curve is steep, but not very long.
Old 09-02-2007, 07:16 AM   #5
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Strange mix of people, this Linux thing
Hi, from one of the strangest.


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