Mistakes Linux Newbies Make

Courtesy: ZDNet

1. Assuming they are using Windows

2. Trying to make .exe files work

3. Choosing the wrong distribution

4. Not finding software

5. Sending OpenOffice documents to Microsoft Office users in the default format

6. Avoiding the command line

7. Giving up too quickly

8. Thinking the Windows directory hierarchy translates to Linux

9. Skipping updates

10. Logging in as root

11. Losing windows to the pager

12. Ignoring security because it’s Linux – a variant of Java-based Koobface worm infects Linux also

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