Linked by Mike Reed on Tue 22nd Apr 2003 19:02 UTC
Red Hat I keep reading all these tales of woe of people having bad experiences with Linux. Sure, I've had my own bad experiences, across many an OS, but just lately I've been running a Red Hat Linux 9 desktop full-time at home and have yet to run into any major issue. What follows is an overview of my personal experiences with Linux. But first, a bit about me.
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Great article!
by Collin Starkweather on Wed 23rd Apr 2003 04:25 UTC

I particularly enjoyed the "how to do X" list. I think a great general contribution to Linux documentation would be a web site presenting Linux / *BSD HOWTOs in a similar format.

Since there are a gajillion ways to do any one thing in Linux (TIMTOWDI as Larry Wall would say), there would have to be a way to narrow down your preference between the multitudes of choices. Often times I find myself asking, "How do I do X?" (and then trying to figure out the relative merits of the various choices) rather than "How does X work?", the latter being the question most documentation is written to answer.