[Lubuntu-comms] Introduction - Edgardo Rios

Edgardo Rios Alanis edgardo.rios at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 14:18:58 UTC 2014

Thank you Israel! :)

On 03/05/2014 05:32 PM, Israel wrote:
> I'd also like to suggest using LibreOffice.  (It is not as light a 
> Abiword)  But LibreOffice is becoming more amazing with each new release.
> It is pretty close to a drop in replacement for Microsoft Office 
> (Word, Excel, etc...)
> There are some things that don't completely work, but things keep 
> getting better.
> If you need any suggestions for software replacements, I know there 
> are quite a few of us who would be glad to help you find an 
> alternative for ANY type of program you may have used.
> Welcome to the wonderful Lubuntu Community!!
> On 03/05/2014 02:31 PM, Edgardo Rios Alanis wrote:
>> Thank you!, your comments and suggestions make me feel welcome! :)
>> I forgot to mention, I am using Lubuntu in my personal Laptop, on the 
>> other hand, in the laptop I received from work, I am using Firefox, 
>> FileZilla, KeePass and Bluefish. I will probably incorporate GIMP if 
>> needed.
>> Thanks again for your replies!
>> Have a good day!
>> Regards.
>> Edgardo
>> On 03/05/2014 01:11 PM, brendanperrine at gmail.com wrote:
>>> One way to learn is if you are on a support like IRC or even just
>>> looking at people trying to get help on mailing lists you can then read
>>> the manual if you don't understand what they are talking about.
>>> I wonder even if you start them using one small bit of free and open
>>> source software that is cross platform there could be the benefit of 
>>> you
>>> can switch to something else if the next version of windows isn't good
>>> or has massive problems which gives the company more options.
>>> On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 9:40 AM, Rafael Laguna <rafaellaguna at ubuntu.com
>>> <mailto:rafaellaguna at ubuntu.com>> wrote:
>>>     As you say, yes, we have a lot of work to do. But we're a growing
>>>     community and people like is very useful and enriching. I'd like to
>>>     welcome you aboard.
>>>     ¡Bienvenido!
>>>     --
>>>     Rafael Laguna
>>>     Lubuntu Artwork Team
>>>     2014-03-05 18:33 GMT+01:00 Edgardo Rios Alanis
>>>     <edgardo.rios at gmail.com <mailto:edgardo.rios at gmail.com>>:
>>>         Hello Everyone, I hope you are doing well:
>>>         I am sending this email to you as my introduction to the team,
>>>         my name is Edgardo Rios, I am 37 years old and live in Mexico
>>>         (Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico).
>>>         Some years ago, back in 2001, it was the first time I tried to
>>>         use a Linux based distro (Red Hat Linux 7.0), since then, I 
>>> have
>>>         had ups and downs on this path, falling at times to achieve the
>>>         goal to use Linux all the time. Sadly, the most significant
>>>         barrier is that all the companies I have had worked for, does
>>>         not used Linux or Open source software. Anyway, I am not going
>>>         to give up.
>>>         Right now, I am using Lubuntu 13.10, and the user experience is
>>>         just great. Although I have tried other distros, I feel in home
>>>         using Ubuntu and/or its derivatives. Right now, I am looking
>>>         forward for the Lubuntu LTS version, I am sure that version 
>>> will
>>>         be the best for those looking for a WinXP replacement.
>>>         Although I am a self-sufficient user (only if Google keeps
>>>         helping me), I would like to keep learning and supporting 
>>> Ubuntu
>>>         community in order to be able to help more people. At first, I
>>>         would like to help people and schools in my community who does
>>>         not have enough resources for new hardware. I am sure they can
>>>         take advantage of Lubuntu.
>>>         Talking about this team, I can see that you have a lot 
>>> things to
>>>         work on, and of course that I would like to be part of your 
>>> efforts.
>>>         Thanks in advance for your time!
>>>         Regards.
>>>         Edgardo
>>>         --
>>>         Edgardo Rios Alanis
>>>         Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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> -- 
> Edgardo Rios Alanis
> Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
> https://launchpad.net/~edgardo.rios

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