Basic Linux Tips and Tricks, Part 2

“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:

  1. “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.
  2. “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…”