Switching a friend to Ubuntu

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 19:37:03 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?
> Please any positive advice on what *buntu would be best for my friend?

If you are going for Ubuntu, pick Ubuntu. Seems like Canonical doesn't
give much shit about Kubuntu, so if you prefer KDE, go for Mandriva or

Well, that's my opinion anyway.


Johnny Rosenberg

> Tx/Alain

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