Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Today, Linux distributions are getting more and more popular, specially Ubuntu. Many ‘technical users’ of Microsoft Windows are showing interest in using or trying out Linux, but they repeat some common mistakes.
* Ignoring the official help documentation provided by distribution.
e.g. Ubuntu fresh install will have a blue question mark icon in panel, after Firefox icon. Ubuntu help center is not useless, Its there to help you. honestly how many people have used the official help documentation.
* Rushing to forums or IRC for spoon feed or quick solution.