I am Linux beginner
First keep ms
and try Linux Live CD
install Linux and keep ms
until You do not need ms
Am 03.07.2013 08:38, schrieb Paul:
> --- In LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com
> <mailto:LINUX_Newbies%40yahoogroups.com>, "tbarbour2001" <tabarbour@...>
> > After more than 20 years of growing antipathy toward Microsoft, I am
> ready to bail!
> > I have a Dell laptop with XP that's growing long in the tooth, which
> I have been relatively happy with for ten years or so, and a one-year
> old cheap desktop with Win 7, which I do not like, as MS had removed
> many of the useful features I liked in XP. They don't play well together
> on the same WiFi network.
> > I've used Win 8, and I would not spend a dime to upgrade to it from
> > I see two choices: buy MacIntosh or convert both current machines to
> > I do consider myself computer-literate, but I'm afraid I may be
> suffering from too much Microsoftening of the head.
> > My Linux plan would be to first convert the desktop, but keep all my
> current work on the laptop, then when comfortable, put all mu current
> work on the desktop, and finally, convert the laptop.
> > I'd appreciate any advice, especially from those who have made the
> > Thanks to all,
> > Tom Barbour
> I made the conversion quite some time ago but I still remember it. Don't
> plan on dumping Microsoft cold turkey. It will take you some time to
> come fully up to speed running Linux. How much time depends on how much
> effort you put into it. But you shouldn't feel like you're behind the 8
> ball as far as getting Linux fully working for you.
> What I'm saying is plan on easing into Linux somewhat. I mean you can
> just go whole hog, but I'd imagine going that route could be somewhat
> stressful. Before you even start running Linux I'd recommend you read a
> bit about the topic first. Reading the right things could give you some
> perspective on the matter.
> I know that is what I did, and I feel it helped me out to some extent. I
> read something along these lines:
> That should serve as a decent introduction.
> Stick with Linux because once you've learned enough to have some mastery
> of the system I think you'll be pretty impressed. I know I am.