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Linuxnewbie.org: The Linux Newbie Replies: WFM?

Dec 30, 1999, 17:18 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ray Woodcock)

[ Thanks to Sensei for this link. ]

"Skilled computer users nowadays often tire of newbies asking questions that are fully answered in the available documentation. "Why are you asking me this?" they ask. "Why don't you Read The Fricking Manual?" That phrase...has formed a rut in the earth and is now known simply by the acronym RTFM."

"This acronym deserves a second look, however. Let us think back to its roots...."

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