[CentOS] A new blog on the block for Linux newbies

Thu Sep 4 09:11:01 UTC 2008
Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com>

On Thursday 04 September 2008 10:03:50 Sorin at Gmail wrote:
> Romeo Ninov <> scribbled on Thursday, September 04, 2008 10:36 AM:
> >>> 2) Why can you possibly help if you yourself are a newbie? It's just
> >>> the blind leading the blind.
> >>
> >> I've noticed that sometimes only a not-so-new-newbie can help another
> >> newbie. A "pro" can sometimes not see the problem from the newbies
> >> perspective, or relate even, for the reason he or she *is* a pro and
> >> passed the obstacles years ago. Get my drift?
> >
> > Absolute true, but very often newbie ever if find/detect the problem
> > give stupid/dangerous/senseless solution/idea. SO maybe there should be
> > some balance and cooperation :-)
> Definitely! Cut them some slack, we've all been there at one point or
> other. 8-)

It's good that a newbie wants to help other newbies.  As for the quality of 
information, I've seen people who have several years of experience give 
advice that was true years ago but completely wrong now.  A newbie basing his 
information on what he learned as working for him will at least be up to 

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