[ubuntu-uk] Example of difficulty to Convert MS users

J Fernyhough j.fernyhough at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 12:10:54 UTC 2011


On 8 June 2011 11:00, Jon Reynolds <maillist at jcrdevelopments.com> wrote:
> My dad uses Windows and recently it completely crashed and the local
> computer shop said it needed reinstalling. So he lost all his programs.
>
<snip?
>
> Just maddened me a bit because he was willing to try free software... just
> didn't have enough willingness to learn a little bit more.
>
> Ho hum.
>

I reformatted my parents' laptops, made Ubuntu the single OS on one,
and made it the default boot in a dual-boot with Windows on the other
(they needed software that wouldn't run under WINE). They had no
option but to learn how to use it.

I feel I should throw in a "muahaha!"

Jonathon



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