[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu/Linux is still not an OS for the masses - discuss

Alan Bell alanbelltolc at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 14 19:39:13 BST 2010

Seen http://askbuntu.com ? That is a new site for questions and answers and it seems quite popular.

"Paul Morgan-Roach" <roachy at roachy.net> wrote:

>On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Paul Tansom <paul at aptanet.com> wrote:
>> Support wise, I can sympathise, although based on experience when asking
>> questions on Windows forums. The first one that comes to mind is Experts
>> Exchange (now a pay site and abandoned), but there have been others.
>EE is still a very active site - and probably one of the best IT general
>knowledge support sites out there.  I maintain my free membership by
>answering a couple of questions each month &  I would recommend to any IT
>Pro's/technically savvy users out there that this is a good way to find out
>information when you need it in a hurry (I usually find an answer is
>forthcoming within an hour or 2, if it's not already in the knowledge
>My issue with general forums (particularly the Ubuntu forums due to the
>number of users) is that there are loads of competent users giving good
>advice....but the noise ratio is dire.  EE tends to have a better quality
>It's horses for courses I suppose...but I personally find EE extremely
>helpful in times of crisis :)
>ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com

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