Switching a friend to Ubuntu

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 10:04:54 UTC 2010

2010/1/20 Alain Muls <alain.muls at telenet.be>:
> Hi All
> I finally convinced a friend of mine to try out Linux.
> He uses Windows but he is very unaware of what one can do with a
> computer. He only uses OpenOffice, firefox and the Windows Vista mail
> client. Sevreal problems pop up on his Windows such as updates which he
> does not understand, a gradually slowing down, Virus scanner for which
> he has to pay, etc. He also uses all his apps in full screen mode, it is
> less distracting for him. Also I would describe him as a real Noob.
> He is willing to try out Ubuntu on his Desktop. Now I wonder what would
> be best for him: install Ubuntu or UNR?

For his use case, just install Ubuntu.

> Please any positive advice on what *buntu would be best for my friend?

Flamewar! I prefer Kubuntu for Windows converts.

Dotan Cohen


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