There are so many things I wish I had known way before I ended up learning about them. I based these on conversations I have with first and second year computer science students, and the things they don't know about.

I might come back to this and add more items at a later point.

Honourable Mentions

There are some honourable mentions, which in themselves don't have anything to do with Linux.

Good to Know

The juicy bits, that I think every computer-science-inclined person should have heard about: