[BL] Help for a newbie
gmone at tpg.com.au
Mon Jan 8 23:24:02 EST 2007
On Mon, 8 Jan 2007 20:56:43 -0600, James Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 12:30:48PM +1030, Greg Mayman wrote:
>> That means I have to be online to read it, or find some way of
>> downloading all the files (I never could get wget to do that for me).
> That's life with Linux. Better get used to spending alot of time online doing
Being online for me means tying up a vital means of communication.
I shall just have to try to download stuff that it looks like I might
need and read it offline.
> Might be a harsh reality but you'll be
> served by adjusting your expectations up front accordingly than continuing on
> under false
> assumptions which will only be exposed for the falsehoods they are later on.
Yes, agreed. That's why I want to start learning Linux from the basics,
to avoid those misconceptions that so easily arise.
. / \ from Greg Mayman, in Adelaide, South Australia
. \_,-*_/ "Queen City of The South" 34:55 S 138:36 E
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