Really Linux: Linux Snobs: Real Barriers to Entry

[ Thanks to Mark Rais for this
link. ]

“One particularly distraught new Linux user came to me and
shared how his meeting with a number of Linux ‘pros’ turned to a
bash Windows, bash him and bash everything he said gathering.
Instead of answering his question regarding which GUI they prefer
to use on their systems, the response was a clear: ‘you ignoramous!
Go back to your Windows.’

“When he requested guidance on how best to get his DVDs to run
on Linux, another person responded, ‘you shove it up your…’ Why
was this new Linux user getting so many jibes by the very people he
looked up to…?”