[Gllug] A long shot... Windows support

John Winters 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.

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