[CentOS] Screen sizes

Thu Apr 6 19:44:01 UTC 2006
William L. Maltby <BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com>

On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 14:28 -0500, Chris Peikert wrote:
> Yea im very new to Linux. The Ctl-alt command didn't work nor did the CTL by
> itself. What is X or the X configure? As for the documentation for CentOS I
> went to Red hats website through a link someone gave me but there is so many
> documents I don't know which ones I am suppose to download. Before I waste
> my time downloading them all I would like someone to give me a better heads
> up on what to download first. Everyone says to Google the information but I
> cant seem to find anything for a beginner.

Huh? The very first line in a google advanced search using "linux
beginner user" returned this site.

www.reallylinux.com - Website for Linux Beginners

And I assure you there are lots more.

First, office procedure: considered bad form to top post.

Ok. Also, your own machine may have a lot to help you. Start
browsing /usr/share doc.

Do "man bash".   # No quotes needed

Do ls on /bin and /usr/bin and pick some interesting looking files
(often intro is pretty good place to start) and do

"man <whatever-you-found-interesting>"   # no quotes

> <snip original posting>

Unlike WinBlows, *IX systems demand some dedication and work to be "user
friendly". Like the school yard tough, when you have demonstrated your
mettle, he often is quite friendly.

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