Subject: Re: netbsd tips
To: Zafer Aydogan <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/13/2007 11:34:40
On Mon Aug 13 2007 at 10:28:52 +0200, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> hello list,
> I recently noticed on a freebsd machine the "freebsd tips" fortunes,
> everytime I logged in.
> Like for example: You can make a log of your terminal session with script(1).
> I really like that. It's useful especially for  new users. I think it
> is enabled by default on a standard installation.
> I could write a netbsd-tips fortune file for NetBSD.
> What do you think about it ?

I don't think it should be enabled by default, it will more likely just
annoy people who don't want them (think paperclip).  But a collection
of tips and maybe a sysinst switch definitely sound appealing.

Antti Kantee <>                     Of course he runs NetBSD                
    "la qualité la plus indispensable du cuisinier est l'exactitude"