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Your Linux Skills--Use Them or Lose Them

Apr 18, 2008, 03:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Lake)

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"I've been noticing a disturbing trend among Linux users of late, myself included, that has begun to bother me enough to necessitate writing this short article. What is this trend? It's a general loss of the Linux skillsets that so many of us senior users have gained over the years. Newer users to Linux might not see this problem just yet as they're just getting into Linux and haven't built up the skillsets we currently have. Thus they are not in a position to lose anything, but rather gain many necessary skills.

"Now us on the other hand, those of us who have been using Linux for a long time (or Freebsd in my case more than Linux) and have amassed a fairly sizable skillset, may find ourselves in a bit of a conundrum..."

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