Linux frequently asked questions for newbies

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 27, 2009 10:46 AM EDT
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Many Linux users pride themselves on being highly technical geeks. And, while that's great for finding people to contribute code patches to projects, it means that a lot of first-time Linux users get branded a "newbie" and are made to feel stupid when they ask fundamental questions about things we take for granted. To be blunt, that situation sucks. If people have honest questions about Linux, we need to be helping them find answers, and we need to do so without sarcastic comments, without "RTFM" and without telling people "just use Google."

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So tired of the "I need to help them" fairytale. r_a_trip 26 1,840 Oct 30, 2009 4:49 PM

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