Designing a Linux Installation

If you’re reading this book, you’re probably a techie. You love computers and you’re not intimidated by new technologies. You love to investigate new innovations in hardware and software and experiment with them. The brightest spot in your week is when the big brown delivery truck arrives at your place of work to drop off a load of new hardware. You happily work overtime for days on end getting everything set up and running with a big grin on your face. Been there, my friend; I share your glee.

Being a techie can be a lot of fun. However, techies are notorious for sharing a common set of traits, including the following:

Techies never read the documentation for anything. It’s much more fun to experiment and figure ...

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