[UFO Chicago] Re: Brian's Conversion from FreeBSD to Debian
andQuestions on X
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Wed May 10 08:02:06 PDT 2006
> jordanb at hafd.org wrote:
>> Brian Sobolak said:
>> It's true that some Linux distros come with clicky-licky admin tools
>> that need a GUI and may be more familiar to a Windows user, but if
>> you're trying to learn the "Unix" way of doing things then you should
>> probably avoid using those tools and learn to do it properly (from the
>> shell) anyway.
> So, to pick an example, is it better to use a GUI tool to setup
> networking or figure out all the shit in the ifconfig man page?
> Yes, I'm baiting you,
I'm not sure man pages are the best bet, but in general, isn't it always
better to know your way around the CLI rather than rely on GUI? I never
setup networking with a GUI tool. I do that at the command line.
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