Easing the Differences Between Unix and Linux
Aug 07, 2010, 12:03 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
"My friend did as I suggested, installing Ubuntu in Hyper-V
since he only needed a virtual machine for this particular job. I
didn't think I would need to assist him, because I'd sent him a
detailed list of the packages to install and I knew he knew his way
around Linux, from his early background in Unix systems.
"'Where's the terminal?'
"Where's the terminal? Was he kidding me? That's like a doctor
asking where a stomach is.
"I sent the (less snarky) reply: Applications | Accessories |
"A minute later: I can't get root.'
"What the -- ???"