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If don't understand something about what you are using, be sure to read the manual pages. There is almost always an entry, and you will learn more by reading them than by nearly anything else.

You can read the manual pages by typing in the command: man *program name*

i.e., 'man grub', will give you info about grub, how to use it, configure it, ect. This is especially helpful once you learn some of the basics, and start "adventuring" more.

Reading the man pages really helps to understand what the program does and how to use it. Otherwise, if you just copy and paste commands people tell you, or are on the internet, you will not learn as fast or as in-depth.

Just thought I would share this gem with those beginners who do not know.

I'm not saying don't post questions here and start searching through manuals for answers... because for most of the questions asked here, the answer isn't explicitly in the manual. I am saying if you see a command and wonder how it works, or want to know more about 'x', then browse through some manual pages. It is very educational and worthwhile.
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And Google is your friend.
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also true, the linux community is very helpful
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Thanks

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That wasn't directed at stanrc
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