The same... or not the same... that is the question. 3449
On Sun, 02 Apr 2006 21:13:40 -0700, tab
To draw upon a much overused and despised analogy...
When you learn to drive, do you have to re-learn in order to drive a different vehicle?
The basic structure and layout is pretty much the same from vehicle to vehicle, the only thing that differs is the specifics for that particular model.
The same... or not the same... that is the question. 3450
BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 2006-04-03, tab spake thusly: yes, go on By issue...
Same with various distros of Linux. The basic layout and structure is pretty much the same, it's only the specifics that vary. This means that the basic knowledge that you acquire on one distro is applicable to all distros, though the distro-specific implementations may differ.
If this wasn't the case, then scripts that I wrote 5 years ago on a Redhat system wouldn't run without any modification on a current Debian system.
However, you are correct in that you have to be able to tell when you are learning something that's general Linux related, or something that distro-specific. Yet, unless one is jumping around from distro to distro this really isn't an issue.
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