Basic Linux Tips and Tricks, Part 2
Oct 08, 2007, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by A. Lizard)
"In Part 2 of this three-part series, you will learn what the
best systematic approach should be to start solving any problems
you might have in Linux. Instead of a scattershot approach, general
solutions to Linux problems can be approached in this order:
- "Is there another available program installed or available via
repository that solves the same problem? Does it do what you need
it to? If yes, use that program instead.
- "What is the problem? Usually, error / diagnostic messages
displayed at the time of error and/or in the logs after the fact
will tell you..."