"Much of the focus of desktop Linux, and regrettably even Linux
in the data center, is a slow and steady migration away from the
command line towards GUI tools and interfaces.
"While this is great news for the Linux and open source
community at large, many basic Unix skills get overlooked by new
users. Back when I was first indoctrinated into the mysteries of
Unix, the guru I studied under scoffed at my reliance on the tools
available in Mandrake to build a LAMP server. "Why don't you build
it like you know what you're doing?" He would ask. "Why don't you
build it with OpenBSD?""