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Re: [SLUG] NOT the /. thread


Try the Jargon file
http://www.jargon.org/
http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/jargon/

Regards
John

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"?
>
> http://www.whatthe!@#$aretheytalkingabout.com.au
>
>
> David
>
>
>
>
> For those still interested in that other thread.....
>
> I installed Mozilla on my G4 MacOS in 15 minutes including download. I
> installed it on RH6, untarred, guessed what to do and got:
>
> [david@fast david]$ /usr/local/package/mozilla
> /usr/local/package/run-mozilla.sh /usr/local/package/mozilla-bin
> MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME=/usr/local/package
>   LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/package
>      LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/package:/usr/local/package/components
>        SHLIB_PATH=/usr/local/package
>           LIBPATH=/usr/local/package
>        ADDON_PATH=/usr/local/package
>       MOZ_PROGRAM=/usr/local/package/mozilla-bin
>       MOZ_TOOLKIT=
>         moz_debug=0
>      moz_debugger=
> Registering plugin 0 for: "*","All types",".*"
>
> .... then the console hung, so I use Mozilla on Mac, and NS on RH ;-(