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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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Solving a Problem

Following is a list of steps that can help you solve a problem without asking someone else for help. Depending on your understanding of and experience with the hardware and software involved, these steps may lead you to a solution.

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Red Hat Linux comes with extensive documentation (page 42). Read the documentation on the specific hardware/software you are having a problem with. If it is a GNU product, use info; otherwise use man to find local information.
2.
When the problem involves some type of error or other message, use a search engine, such as Google (www.google.com) or Google Groups (groups.google.com), to look up the message on the Internet. If the message is long, pick a unique part of the message to search for; ...

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