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Re: [opensuse] restarting X server in openSUSE 12.2 with systemd
John Andersen wrote:

jdd <jdd@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Le 12/09/2013 17:42, Dave Howorth a écrit :
Patrick Shanahan wrote:
* jdd <jdd@xxxxxxxxx> [09-12-13 11:07]:
in fact these commands say "redirecting to systemd", if they could
give the
hole systemctl command, this would be a learning process :-)
If you specify "status", you will be provided information.
I don't think it was the status that was wanted.

I think the idea was that if it told you exactly what systemd command
was about to execute, you would learn that and not need to be
next time. Much more useful than a bland redirection notice.



Exactly NOT.

You appear to have misunderstood the context. Please reread the thread
and consider reposting.

The reason we have short commands to do complex tasks is because the commands
are, wait for it,... SHORT.

Not only that they are all of the same form.

If echoing a stream of blather in response to a short command is such a
marvelous teaching aid, perhaps we should run all our shell scripts in this

You seem to have forgotten that the reason we use computers is to get
something done.

Learning huge long command streams, much less using them day to day, is

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