[Gllug] A long shot... Windows support
john at sinodun.org.uk
Mon Dec 27 13:11:04 UTC 2010
On 27/12/10 12:35, Benjamin Donnachie wrote:
> On 26 December 2010 19:22, Tethys<sta296 at astradyne.co.uk> wrote:
>> Over Christmas, it became apparent that I'm completely out of
>> my depth when trying to fix my parents computers.
> Have you considered putting Linux on it? My parents had similar
> issues until I installed Ubuntu on their machine; as they mostly use
> it for web-browsing, photos and occasional word processing they have
> been fine.
> Additionally, they haven't been plagued with malware since and I have
> had far fewer panicked phone calls! :)
My experience exactly. When problems do arise, I can ssh in and fix
them remotely, but for the most part it Just Works(TM).
The biggest problem I have is trying to convince my father that the
procedure for setting up a new printer is, in full:
1) Plug it in.
Gllug mailing list - Gllug at gllug.org.uk
More information about the GLLUG