Appendix B. Common Questions

Linux has been a great inspiration for many people, both programmers and users. All Linux users, no matter what their level of expertise, come upon a barrier of one type or another. These barriers always generate questions. And as anyone who is new to Linux can attest, there are many questions.

In this appendix, we unveil some of the most common questions that almost every Linux user asks. And, hopefully, we will expose some questions that are not always raised. As an added bonus, we will answer all these questions.


This appendix will undoubtedly be accessed many times by the new Linux user—and even more so if that user is new to UNIX, in general.

For the experienced UNIX user, Linux is a breath of fresh air. ...

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