[nSLUG] another Linux Tutorial

Luke Gavel fidomail2002 at yahoo.ca
Mon Jun 2 20:43:02 ADT 2008


It's too bad there's not a comment section below each page so we could offer 'suggestions' that are 'helpful' like the following:

[ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && rm -rf / || echo "Please try again"


--- On Sun, 6/1/08, David Buck <davebuck at eastlink.ca> wrote:

> From: David Buck <davebuck at eastlink.ca>
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] another Linux Tutorial
> To: "Nova Scotia Linux User Group" <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> Received: Sunday, June 1, 2008, 8:25 AM
> Sorry for the typo, my eyesite must be failing, or maybe
> it's these aging 
> fingers.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "George N. White III"
> <gnwiii at gmail.com>
> To: "Nova Scotia Linux User Group"
> <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 9:00 AM
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] another Linux Tutorial
> 
> 
> > That URL should be .php, not .pnp.
> >
> > "I once heard an author remark that when you are
> a child
> > you use a computer by looking at the pictures. When
> you
> > grow up, you learn to read and write. Welcome to
> Computer
> > Literacy 101. Now let's get to work."
> >
> > I'm noticing many scientists who have been using
> Windows
> > since they first started using computers who are now
> > looking to live Linux distros because the corporate
> standards
> > in their workplace lock things down to the point that
> they can't
> > work efficiently (virus scans of large data files that
> take all day
> > to complete, new software must undergo lengthy vetting
> before
> > they can install it, etc.).
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 7:48 AM, David Buck
> <davebuck at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> >> An excellent Linux tutorial for newbies can be
> found at:
> >>
> >> www.linuxcommand.org/index.pnp
> >>
> >> At last, a current and constantly updated tutorial
> that explains Linux 
> >> from
> >> the ground up along with a profusion of other
> interesting aspects of the 
> >> os.
> >
> > There are many tips that long-time linux users may
> find helpful.
> >
> > -- 
> > George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
> > Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
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