Is Ubuntu safe to try
robitaille at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 02:06:54 UTC 2005
Jim Cupit wrote:
> Alright, you all are scaring me. I know a little
> about Linux(Fedora 1), so I thought I'd try a
> different version (Ubuntu). After reading the users
> list for a while, it seems like it is a continuous
> wrestling match to get Ubuntu to do what you want it
> to. Is it safe for a relative newbie to try????? Or
> is it going to be too much frustration?
food for thought: the posts you see on mailing list are often from people
having problems, and thus is only a small (and relative negative) subset of
the user experience out there. So you cannot directly compare the content of
this list to your future experience with a linux distro.
I'm sure if you were to read the Fedora user list, you would also see problems
after problems in these e-mails.
And if you know a little bit of Linux/Fedora, I would say that you are
prepared to start using Ubuntu. While there are some difference between Linux
distributions, many concepts are very similar. There is no need to be scared.
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