[ubuntu-uk] Dual boot user does self conversion

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Mon Oct 17 13:12:00 UTC 2011

alan c wrote:

> I just received this (now slightly edited) email from an acquaintance
> who is keen to use FLOSS, and has helped with advocacy,  but who has
> until now been using dual boot or  just live CD methods - since early
> 2008. Over three years. This is the sort of time scale I have found to
> be relevant if a previously committed Windows user with DIY admin
> confidence but no IT or other technical experience gets interested in
> Ubuntu.
> I think this would shorten if a good marketing campaign was run.

Why? He's been using it for three years already, so has presumably
known about it for at least that long. If the intention is to have
dual-boot users no longer see the need for Windows, then the solution
is surely to have Ubuntu do whatever it is that they're reliant on
Windows for quicker?


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