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Linux.com: CLI for Noobies: Say What, saytime

Mar 02, 2004, 08:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"Bad news, buckaroos. I've recently learned that noobies will never venture outside the comfort and glamor of the GUI. The last thing they will ever do is to dabble in the CLI. That's a shame, too, because we were going to have a lot of fun this week stretching those noobie wings. The guy who told me is a real professional. He knows the Linux scene inside and out. How professional is he? Let me put it this way. He has professional sysadmins to advise him on things like noobies and the CLI. So it must be true. The bottom line is that if you are a certifiable sysadmin, or at the very least a power user, you may continue to read this column. Otherwise -- and I hate being the one to tell you this -- you can't read it. Because you don't really exist..."

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