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Re: gpredict



--- Charlie Schlieper <n5td@vvm.com> wrote:

> I was still using FEDORA 7 (or Core 7) at the time.  I think they
> took the "CORE" term out finally.  I had taken a LINUX 101 course
from
> HP, and was trying my best to learn LINUX.  I started with Fedora
> Core 5.

One of the problems I've seen individuals trying to learn Linux from
a feature-rich, point-and-click, distribution is that they tend to
learn the details about that particular distribution, rather than the
operation of the Linux OS itself.

Personally, I prefer distributions such as Slackware, that install
the components necessary to build a complete Linux system, and then
get out of the way!  :-)

Yes, the learning curve can be steep in the beginning, but at least
you're not being sheltered from what's really going on in the system.
 In that way, you might have a much better understanding of its
operation, and can later apply that knowledge toward doing some
really neat things.


73, de John, KD2BD


Visit John on the Web at:

	http://kd2bd.ham.org/
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