[TriLUG] good newbie book
Wed, 28 Nov 2001 13:57:51 -0500
>What I have heard from Red Hat people is that Linuxconf is going away, to
>replaced by "something better", though I don't know what "something better"
It is gone. GNOME has all these config tools in Nautilus now. User Manager
(redhat-config-users) is there for linuxconf type things.
Point him to Webmin, though, and he'll be thrilled. Show him how he
>can change his network config on the Linux box from a browser on his
>box, and not have to reboot. That will tickle him.
> > thanks in advance for any advice you guys can offer. situations like
> > make me realize how much i DON'T know about linux yet... i feel like
> > blind leading the blind.
>Well its just that, to borrow terminology from Bob Young, the hood isn't
>welded shut. You can actually see the guts of everything, and have a high
>degree of control over it. That's a double edged sword sometimes, and does
>require someone to tinker a bit especially when they are using their OS in
>ways that differ from a more typical installation.
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