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Let's try to explain complex topics to new users in a simple manner

I have lately been noticing that many new users of Ask Ubuntu, who are also new users of Ubuntu, ask questions (probably something related to graphics driver, GRUB, etc.) and many users of Ask Ubuntu, who are highly-knowledgeable about the question's topic, respond:

  • by asking more information related to the question to understand the issue more properly.
  • by trying to explain the cause of the OP's problem (in comments) in a manner which will seem esoteric (meaning: very unusual and understood or liked by only a small number of people, especially those with special knowledge) and complex to the OP.

I am not trying to call out any Ask Ubuntu users. I am grateful that the experienced Ubuntu users are sharing their knowledge, but IMO we need to use a simplified technical language for new Ubuntu users who ask questions on our site.

What are your thoughts on this?

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