Being a newbie myself i only got linux 1 week ago and have had a few problems (sound, FUCKING WINMODEM [sorry] and setting up new graphics drivers) these are all problems that have been fixed by looking and reading other fourms and sites, but by far the best and most underlooked is GOOGLE!
i belive that is the best anwser to all problems, type in the device and "linux" and you shoud find a site on the problem.
RTFM crap HAS to stop. no ifs or buts, i have found that the manuel was lacking in the data i needed. So, how can someone fix something if it is NOT in the manuel?
I have all the respect in the world for the linux users that help us newbies (such as your site and others) but, the users that KNOW what they are doing and donot tell are arrogant and most likely forgoten that they where once newbies (with exception of linus!)
I would like to thank you for your site and hope to be as good with linux as you all are