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Scott angrykeyboarder at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 01:37:57 UTC 2004


Thomas Cameron wrote:

>On Sat, 2004-12-04 at 16:03 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>  
>
>>On Sat, 4 Dec 2004, Matthew Wood wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>I am very new to linux, in fact i have only used it for about 2
>>>hours before i wrote this email. i cannot write anything to the
>>>following directory /user/local/lib. I need to be able to, so that i
>>>an install MPlayer. How can i resolve this.
>>>
>>><html><DIV><FONT face="Lucida Handwriting, Cursive"><EM>Matthew
>>>Wood</EM></FONT></DIV></html>
>>>      
>>>
>>a couple of observations:
>>
>>1) it's "/usr/local/lib".  you won't be taken particularly seriously
>>if you can't spell the names of standard system directories.
>>
>>2) you really should put in considerably more time reading an intro
>>book on linux before you start asking questions here.  if you don't
>>even understand the concept of the root account and superuser
>>privileges, frankly, i don't think you're ready for linux yet.
>>
>>rday
>>    
>>
>
>Oh, man, now *that's* the way to welcome a newcomer.  Insult him twice
>for his first posting.
>
>Sheesh - the people who take delight in slamming newbies should
>seriously check their attitude at the door.  This is a community, not
>some sort of club.  It's *supposed* to be open to all comers.
>
>If you can't say something nice, don't say anything, OK?
>
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>
Thank you Thomas!

I could not have said it better myself.

That post was just downright rude (and uncalled for).

Scott




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