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Linux Command Line Terror! But....Why?

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blog.linuxtoday.com: One of the strangest mind-benders these days is hearing Linux users going all Barbie and vowing "I will never touch the command line! What is so terrifying about the command line?

Tiny Core Linux -- A Minimal Distro with Big Possibilities

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linuxplanet.com: Tiny Core Linux (TC Linux) takes a minimalist approach to the base system and then lets you add just the pieces you need to get your job done.

How to Learn Linux for Free

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earthweb.com: Ah yes, there's that all too familiar sound of tightening budgets and the tossing aside of those things perceived as non-essential. Training's death knell reverberates in my head like the sound of an ill-tuned vesper bell.

just what is the big problem with Linux?

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itwire.com: A bunch of Microsoft Windows users were asked just why don't they use Linux. What's wrong with Linux? What needs to change to entice them? And I'll tell you!

It's *Not* The 15th Birthday of Linux – and Why That Matters

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linuxjournal.com: Last week, I wondered whether I'd gone back in time. Everywhere I went online – on news sites, blogs and Twitter – people were celebrating the 15th birthday of Linux, it seemed. “How is this possible?”

Making The Linux Command Line A Little Friendlier

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maketecheasier.com: One thing that gets debated over and over in Linux is the need for the command line. Linux shell is one of the things that makes Linux so great.

Linux is still an adventure game, but now it's really worth playing

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guardian.co.uk: It must have been the first year of desktop Linux when I first played around with it, some time in the late 1990s. In those days we were so primitive we didn't realise that the year of desktop Linux would become an annual celebration.

Point for Point with Bruce Byfield on GNU-Linux Desktop Myths

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penguinpetes.com: Bruce Byfield has an interesting list of rebuttals for GNU-Linux myths. So here's a few thoughts to add to the points raised:

Linux file integrity: the same as Windows

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blogs.computerworld.com: My previous posting described how Windows 7 lets two programs update the same file at the same time, with the inevitable result, data corruption. It's an accident waiting to happen. And the same is true of Linux.

My Latest Linux Experiment

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lockergnome.com/blade: As I mentioned last week, I was going to give Linux another try to see what some of the latest new distributions have to offer.

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