The xkcd comics has provided a great way to understand the (simple) mind of the sys-admins, which we all seem to rely on at times in order to "fix" our computer and networking problems. When you look closely what they do, and the time they take to fix the smallest problem, you understand where they get this wisedom sometimes. The answer surely is Google.
Last night, leaving baby to her grandparents, we passed taking the computer of a friend's kids. Our task is to install Ubuntu. Thinking about the new generation, who have access to computer and GNU/Linux from such very young age... I wish I have had this possibility when I was young.