On Tuesday 31 August 2004, Kae Verens wrote:
> Gibney, Carol wrote:
> > I would appreciate your advice as to whether the upgrade is vital at this stage or will training on REDHAT 9 still suffice for trainees leaving our course.
I doubt there is any point upgrading as the differences would give rise to little, if any, difference in course content (though we are still a bit vague as to what the course is about).
> My own opinion on this is that generic Linux should be taught. Things
> which can be accomplished in all Linux distributions whether the
> distribution is Mandrake, RedHat, SuSE, or any of the other brands.
> Start with basic interaction with a GUI (Gnome and KDE, with mention of
...but I would stick to either Gnome or KDE (and mention the others) so that they became more familiar with one, rather than being half-familiar with both, as either should be equally competent for a general Linux course.
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