[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
>> Thanks again for your replies!
>> Have a good day!
>> 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
>>> 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.
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> Thanks in advance for your time!
>>> Edgardo Rios Alanis
>>> Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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> Edgardo Rios Alanis
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