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Re: Adding /sbin and /usr/sbin to everyone's path in F10



max bianco wrote:

 If you think people can't learn to use the command line you should just
walk away from unix-like systems now.

I deal with "average users" on a daily basis, most of them aren't
interested in learning anything, they will memorize things though and
that is more dangerous by far, if they wanted to learn the command
line there are ample resources for the motivated among us to find and
do just that but genuine desire to tinker with machines is a geek
trait that not all of us possess. Some people program, some administer
systems, some are doctors, some lawyers, etc.... Now do you want to
explain to a  user that the assumption was made that they knew
something when there was no basis for that assumption in the first
place.

How does any of that justify making things harder and more confusing, which appears to be your intent?

I love to teach and learn. I am happy to hose my system and rebuild
it. I get genuine satisfaction out of doing it.  How many users feel
that way? How many times have I shown a user how to do something but
they still don't get it? because they are stupid or incapable? NO!
because they lack the geek trait or more to the point they are law
geeks, not computer geeks.

Or because there where several illogical steps involved because of bad defaults that made it too confusing.

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  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell gmail com


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