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You don't need to 'know' Linux to use Linux

Jan 14, 2010, 12:34 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Lately, I've been noticing stories about how to use Linux you need to know half-a-hundred Linux shell commands and the like. Ah, what century are you from? Today, if you can see a window and handle a mouse you're ready to use Linux.

"And, no, I'm not talking about how we're all already using Linux in devices like the TiVo or the Droid smartphone and through Linux-powered Web sites like Google. I'm talking about using Linux on the desktop.

"There is nothing, I repeat nothing, that requires any special knowledge to use Linux on the desktop today."

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