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Re: [SLUG] NOT the /. thread
- To: David <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] NOT the /. thread
- From: John Ryland <jryland@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Nov 30 17:00:29 2000
- Organization: Trolltech
- Reply-to: jryland@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Try the Jargon file
On Thursday 30 November 2000 15:49, David wrote:
> OK... so now I know that it's lots easier to use Linux than I thought..
> There is all this jargon that you guys throw around with gay abandon. What
> the hell is a wrapper? (fantales?)... what are curses? (dumb question?)
> .... and lets not even *start* on acronyms....
> Is there a resource for someone to go look it up when the geeks are
> talking greek? What we used to call a "glossary"?
> For those still interested in that other thread.....
> I installed Mozilla on my G4 MacOS in 15 minutes including download. I
> installed it on RH6, untarred, guessed what to do and got:
> [david@fast david]$ /usr/local/package/mozilla
> /usr/local/package/run-mozilla.sh /usr/local/package/mozilla-bin
> Registering plugin 0 for: "*","All types",".*"
> .... then the console hung, so I use Mozilla on Mac, and NS on RH ;-(