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10 mistakes new Linux administrators make

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

If you’re new to Linux, a few common mistakes are likely to get you into trouble. Learn about them up front so you can avoid major problems as you become increasingly Linux-savvy.

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Created by missgeek 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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Care and Feeding of Baby Linux Users

http://lxer.com

Maybe some of us wizened old Linux geeks have forgotten what it's like in Windowsland. It's ugly. It's smelly. Exploring your system does not reward you with a deeper understanding of how it works, first of all because "works" is only superficially accurate- it limps along, barely. Exploring your system only reveals more and weirder hazards the deeper you go.

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Created by bluecheese 6 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 22 weeks ago
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Revealing Errors

http://mako.cc

Groups that campaign for free technology, like the Free Software Foundation and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, tend to be supported primarily by technologists. Both groups have struggled to communicate their messages to non-geeks.

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Created by anna 6 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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The 10 Commandments for New Linux Users

http://linuxbraindump.org

1. Thou shalt not log in as root. Use “sudo” or “su -” for administrative tasks.

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Created by anna 7 years 1 week ago – Made popular 7 years 1 week ago
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