A little confused

M W milore55 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 29 19:33:14 UTC 2010

Thanks. BTW Your Dad was a wise man :)

On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 1:26 PM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2010-08-29 at 11:40 -0400, M W wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > After a week of trial and error and searching for answers I found this
> > and hope it helps. Since I am used to a Windows OS the Ubuntu set up
> > is foreign to me. I downloaded Ubuntu (newest version) to try it. So
> > far, I like what I see but what I do not understand is how to install
> > certain things. My Symantec Antivirus and a DVD player for two. I
> > tried the downloader with the antivirus and I just get an error
> > message. I tried the dvd player but on the website all I get is code
> > to install.
> >
> > I'm not a computer geek, but I'm not a novice computer user either. I
> > really need some help in some basics. I have read several help pdfs
> > but I still need some further assistance. I would like to get rid of
> > the Windows OS completely but b/4 I do, I need to understand Ubuntu.
> You just need to google on medibuntu and add them to your repositories
> in your package manager. There is a step-by-step to read there. Once
> you've done that, you can load up the missing bits that you need. There
> are legal reasons for not including them in the base install. But, you
> can still get them. There are plenty of anti-virus apps, but we just
> don't get hit with the window's ones. They don't find Windows to work
> on. :) Ric
> --
> My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
> "There are two Great Sins in the world...
> ..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
> Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
> Linux user# 44256
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