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The 10 Commandments for New Linux Users

Aug 16, 2007, 23:15 (0 Talkback[s])

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  1. "Thou shalt not log in as root.
    Use 'sudo†or 'su -' for administrative tasks.
  2. "Thou shalt use the package manager when possible.
    Sometimes installing from source code can't be avoided, but when you use your distro's package manager to install software, you can also use it to update and remove it. This is one of the main strengths of Linux..."

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