Why Fedora is for experts only?

jack craig jackc at linuxlighthouse.com
Sat Jul 25 03:40:50 UTC 2009

On 07/24/2009 09:43 PM, gilpel at altern.org wrote:
>>> I'm trying to figure out what our great experts would lose if there was
>>> a
>>> pause for choosing the kernel.
>> When booting, if you keep pressed the SHIFT key, you will have the grub
>> menu.
> Interesting. It worked but only after a reset: on the reboot it just
> blocked and stayed dead.
> This instruction would certainly get a newbie out of a hole but, most
> probably, they will try the enter or arrow keys, and this gives no result.
> Maybe there should be a menu suggesting to use shift to get the grub
> options? :)
> Really, pausing for a few seconds still seems to me like the best option.
> The way out is easier than I thought but when a newbie comes to Linux and
> he's already afraid because everybody says that Fedora is for experts
> only, he might not look further and give up.
no pain, no gain, ...

    jack craig
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