Re: "Hard Install"
On Wed, 4 Feb 1998, George R wrote:
> Man, after hearing all the horror stories of Linux installs I had to try
> Well, not being a patient one I ftp'd the disk images for Debian. Blew
> off the HOWTO's
> Total time(ftp, making disks from images, formating hard disk, scaning
> disk, and install) under 1.5 hrs. One problem, I set up myself with the
> wrong user id.
> Now I have 2 users. How do I kill one user? Yes, I know RTM and the
Look at the documentation for 'userdel'.
> That was easier than OS/2; about the same as DOS; tons easier than Win95.
> What is the fuss about?
You now have to maintain a system. I know it's unheard of in Windows,
but that is who the fuss is from... I have no complaints here.
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