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Free Software Magazine: Clueful vs Clueless--A Never Ending Battle

Nov 28, 2006, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Goodwin)

"There is a fundamental problem with GNU/Linux--it requires clueful people to exist in the IT food chain. Anywhere in the food chain. It doesn't take an experienced kernel hacker to install GNU/Linux, run a web server, or teach people how to log on to the network. It just requires a user with an interest in the subject, the ability to solve problems, and the desire to achieve results.

"At no point is GNU/Linux experience a prerequisite for learning GNU/Linux. You can learn it the way you learnt Windows, through experimentation, Self-study, user groups, and so on. If you can apply knowledge you can solve problems. Knowledge is easy to come by, clueful people that can apply it, are not..."

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