Can't Find a Supervisor
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Fri May 16 20:19:27 UTC 2008
Avi Greenbury wrote:
> On Fri, 16 May 2008 14:31:23 -0500
> Joseph <ubuntu at e-pops.org> wrote:
>> Robert Spanjaard wrote:
>> Got them.... it's now installed. It was the double click. Thanks everyone for the various commands.... and correct
>> syntax for them. I'll have to start saving these, or find an "Ubuntu for Dummies" book.... Is there a command manual for
>> people like me who is not all that knowledgeable?
> Yes. Type
> man <command>
> for information about that command.
> <command> --help
> Generally gives usage hints.
> There is, i do believe, a Ubuntu for Dummies book. There's certainly something similar. I've seen quite an explosion of Linux-newbie books in book shops, both online and in real life.
> This is also pretty good (IMO) at explaining some of the differences between Linux and Windows:
>> this is somewhat like dos...
> Only if you use the command shell. Most jobs can be done with an incredibly long stream of mouse clicks, too ;)
Thanks you immensely.... THis is all good info. I'll have to look up that book.... and hopefully there will be one. <grin>
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