[clug] Linux in education

Alex Satrapa grail at goldweb.com.au
Thu Oct 4 05:50:27 GMT 2007

On 04/10/2007, at 14:10 , Michael Still wrote:

> So, why is Unix a better teaching platform then? Because it exposes
> those fundamentals -- you can poke the kernel, or have to use a  
> command
> line, or swap window managers in and out as needed to demonstrate a  
> point.

Not to mention the fact that every time you ask, "why does Unix do it  
this way?" you end up learning something from Unix's 37 years of  
experience in the real world.

I can't help but wonder whether people who use Windows have been  
trained to not ask questions.


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