Quark unixuser2000-fbsd at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 7 16:22:06 UTC 2013

> From: aurfalien <aurfalien at gmail.com>
>To: Mike Jeays <mike.jeays at rogers.com> 
>Cc: mexas at bris.ac.uk; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org 
>Sent: Thursday, 1 August 2013 9:25 PM
>Subject: Re: learn
>On Aug 1, 2013, at 8:31 AM, Mike Jeays wrote:
>> On Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:21:34 +0100 (BST)
>> Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bris.ac.uk> wrote:
>>>> Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:29:25 +0200
>>>> From: herbert langhans <w3 at langhans.com.pl>
>>>> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>>>> Subject: Re: learn
>>>> The handbook is a monster, even technically interested people get lost
>>>> there. You know that, corebug.
>>> I completely disagree.
>>> The handbook is of excellent quality for a volunteer project.
>>> In particular, it is far ahead of any linux documentation
>>> effort I've seen. Indeed, it was the handbook that made me
>>> start using FreeBSD in the first place. In about 2003 I tried
>>> several linux distros, and got completely lost. The available
>>> documentation for linux, at least at that time, was not designed
>>> for a novice, certainly not at my level. In contrast, the
>>> FreeBSD handbook was very clear and allowed me to install
>>> and start using FreeBSD quickly and easily. This was version 4.9.
>>> Since then the quality of the handbook improved a lot.
>>> The handbook is certantly the first FreeBSD resource
>>> I would recommend to a FreeBSD novice.
>>> Anton
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> freebsd-questions at freebsd.org mailing list
>>> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
>>> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"
>> Agreed - the handbook has been a great resource since I started using FreeBSD in 1997,
>> at version 2.2.something.
>> Greg Lehey's book "The Complete FreeBSD" is also excellent, and available as a free
>> download - although I am sure he would appreciate contributions or purchases.
>> http://www.lemis.com/grog/Documentation/CFBSD/
>I suggest downloading the USB image, combine that with Googling and bayam, off you go.
>Of course, supplement with RTFMing which should always be at your side and all will be well.
>And lastly, having membership on this fine list is key.  The FreeBSD community is indeed grand.
>Hell, I may even get a hoody from the store :)

hey, where are the hoodies??? I found for mozilla & openSUSE on their respective sites very good looking hoodies, but nor FreeBSD
I won't hesitate to order one for reasonable price of 20-30 USD

>- aurf
>freebsd-questions at freebsd.org mailing list
>To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list