Avi Greenbury wrote:
> On Fri, 16 May 2008 14:31:23 -0500
> Joseph <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Robert Spanjaard wrote:
>> Got them.... it's now installed. It was the double click. Thanks everyone for the various commands.... and correct
>> syntax for them. I'll have to start saving these, or find an "Ubuntu for Dummies" book.... Is there a command manual for
>> people like me who is not all that knowledgeable?
> Yes. Type
> man <command>
> for information about that command.
> <command> --help
> Generally gives usage hints.
> There is, i do believe, a Ubuntu for Dummies book. There's certainly something similar. I've seen quite an explosion of Linux-newbie books in book shops, both online and in real life.
> This is also pretty good (IMO) at explaining some of the differences between Linux and Windows:
>> this is somewhat like dos...
> Only if you use the command shell. Most jobs can be done with an incredibly long stream of mouse clicks, too
Thanks you immensely.... THis is all good info. I'll have to look up that book.... and hopefully there will be one. <grin>
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